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Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Get ready for the ultimate hot chocolate recipe that'll make you leave the packet mixes behind

Oh, and did we mention it's vegan-friendly!

Ingredients:

  • Two cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 
  • Three tbsp organic peanut butter 
  • Three tbsp cacao or cocoa powder 
  • Five drops stevia or Natvia to taste
  • Coconut milk (optional)
  • Dark chocolate chips (optional)
  • One tsp coconut oil (optional)

Method:

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring almond milk, peanut butter, cacao and sweetener to a simmer. 
  2. Reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 10-minutes, whisking constantly until peanut butter is melted and almond milk is frothy. 
  3. Optional servings:
    1. Whipped cream. While hot chocolate is coming to a simmer, mix coconut milk in a high-speed blender, refrigerate. 
    2. Chocolate and peanut butter drizzle. Microwave 10 dark chocolate chips and 1/2 tsp coconut oil for 30-seconds. Stir. Microwave again if needed. Microwave peanut butter and the other half of coconut oil for 30-seconds. Stir. Microwave again if needed. 
  4. Pour hot chocolate into your favourite mug or cup, top with whipped coconut milk then chocolate peanut butter drizzle. 

Source: Create Mindfully

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