mexican hot chocolate

J-Wro’s Mexican Hot Chocolate

Some like it spicy! And oh is that an awesome way to enjoy hot cocoa. This dairy-free, vegan version delivers not only delicious taste but also better nutrition including magnesium and antioxidants to help promote better blood sugar. If you interested in learning more about how to optimize your magnesium in your diet or are looking for more high antioxidant and plant-based options, these recipes pair well with our Magnesium & Calcium Optimizer™ Program and Better Plant-Based Nutrition™ Program.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 2


  • 2 1/2 cups non-dairy milk I like 1 1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk and 1 1/4 cup hemp milk
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup granulated monkfruit sweetener I like Lakanto brand the best
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch sea salt


  • In a small saucepan, bring non-dairy milk to a low simmer over medium heat.
  • Add cacao powder, monkfruit, salt, vanilla and spices and whisk vigorously to combine.
  • Serve with a dollop of coconut whipped cream if desired (So Delicious brand is best!)
Keyword dairy-free, hot chocolate, mexican