Forget about the whiskey, very hot chocolate has often been the most effective kind of night time cap.

Like quite a few of you, I’ve adored a cozy cup of warm chocolate ever considering the fact that I was a small. And I really should share that I’m much more of a whipped product girl fairly than a marshmallow lover. How about you?

These days I’m sharing a handmade vegan warm chocolate that is more healthy than the packets you utilized to have as a child. It’s manufactured with a mix of almond milk and coconut milk, dairy absolutely free darkish chocolate, cocoa powder and just a handful of other components.

Most of you all know that I essentially just cannot make a standard model of just about anything. I have to spice it up, incorporate some thing inventive and call it a extravagant title. Helps make my globe a small brighter. And similar goes with this. I determined to incorporate hints of cinnamon and a little spice from cayenne pepper to make it a minimal extravagant, sweet, spicy and everything wonderful.

Allow me make a notice to myself suitable now that I must quit attempting to rhyme in recipes.

Mug of Mexican hot chocolate sitting on a table with spices around it

My pals more than at McCormick requested me to build some recipes for their Taste Forecast campaign – exactly where they’ve discovered food traits for 2018, I jumped at the likelihood to stir up some goodness for the “Drink to your wellness” development.

My delicious recipes for sippin’ began with this 24k Gold Vanilla Turmeric Latte (a have to-consider) and now consists of this Nutritious Vegan Mexican Warm Chocolate!

sprinkling cinnamon into a mug of Mexican hot chocolate

This incredibly hot chocolate is compared with any I’ve manufactured in advance of. It’s creamy and decadent whilst being dairy-absolutely free, and has a authentic, rich chocolate taste that you won’t get from that standard Swiss Miss shiz.

I utilised McCormick Ground Cinnamon and a pinch of McCormick Ground Cayenne Purple Pepper for a taste combo that will make you sink into a coma as you binge enjoy old episodes of Grey’s Anatomy.

Mug of Mexican hot chocolate sitting on a table

This recipe can be conveniently tailored to your sweetness choice, way too. Just incorporate a small coconut sugar to sweeten it up, or experience totally free to go away it out if you like it as is.

Oh and it is obviously fantastic for Valentine’s Day night consume. Cheers!

I hope you really like this incredibly hot chocolate as considerably as we did. xo!

Mug of Mexican hot chocolate sitting on a table

If you make this recipe, be positive to go away a remark below and level it! You can also snap and photograph and publish it on Instagram using the hashtag #ambitiouskitchen. xo!

This recipe is sponsored by McCormick Spices, a spice brand name I use in my kitchen area. Thanks for supporting AK and the brand names that support make this site attainable!