Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate

Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate

This Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate has a deep, rich chocolaty flavor with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cayenne pepper. Add a dollop of coconut whipped cream for even more indulgence!

Course Drinks
Cuisine vegan, gluten free
Keyword vegan Mexican hot chocolate, vehan hot chocolate
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 146 kcal
Author Willow Moon



US Customary - Metric


  1. Whipped Coconut Cream: Mix coconut milk in a high speed blender or Nutribullet. Refrigerate for 30 minutes - 1 hour.
  2. Hot Chocolate: Finely grate the Mexican chocolate. Save some for garnish or use cacao powder to garnish.
  3. Bring almond milk to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add in grated Mexican chocolate, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cayenne pepper. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer for 10 minutes, whisking constantly until chocolate is melted and almond milk is frothy.
  4. Top with whipped coconut milk and grated Mexican chocolate or cacao powder.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate
Amount Per Serving
Calories 146 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 345mg 14%
Potassium 121mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 7g
Protein 2g 4%
Calcium 35.8%
Iron 1.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.