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Chai Hot Cocoa

Steaming milk and cocoa powder + warm Indian spices = chai hot cocoa.

Makes 2 servings.

Course Beverage
Author Katie Mae Stanley

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw whole milk *coconut milk, or almond milk
  • 1/2 cup chai tea concentrate ** or two chai tea bags in a cup of hot water
  • 1/4 cup raw honey maple syrup, or cinnamon infused syrup
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • Vanilla Maple Whipped Cream ***optional

Instructions

  1. If you are not making chai concentrate then prepare your bags of chai tea.
  2. Mix the honey/maple syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and salt in a small bowl to make a paste.
  3. Gently warm the milk over low heat (If you are using raw milk do not heat above 110 degrees). 

  4. Mix the chai, cocoa paste, and milk.

  5. For fun you can use a milk frother and spoon the milk into the chai and cocoa mixture.

  6. Pour into two mugs, top with whipped cream if desired.

Recipe Notes

*We like this coconut milk. Make your own almond milk - click here for instructions.

 

**Make your own Chai Tea Concentrate - click here for instructions.

 

***Vanilla Maple Whipped Cream, optional but oh-so-good.