hot cocoa in a travel cup
5 from 2 votes
Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Hot Cocoa (Naturally Sweetened)
Amount Per Serving (1 drink)
Calories 64 Calories from Fat 28
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.1g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 2%
Monounsaturated Fat 1.4g
Sodium 204.2mg 9%
Potassium 203.3mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 9.7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Sugars 5.3g
Protein 0.8g 2%
Vitamin A 0.1%
Vitamin C 0.7%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 5.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:1 serving
Gingerbread Hot Cocoa (Naturally Sweetened)
Prep Time:
2 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
4 mins
Warm, cozy, delicious and completely dairy-free + naturally sweetened!
  • 1 ¼ cups milk*
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 packet stevia or other sweetener (optional)
  • whipped cream and/or marshmallows (for serving)
  1. Pour milk into a glass microwave safe measuring cup or large mug.
  2. Add all other ingredients and heat for about 1 minute in microwave at high power. Stir and continue heating in 30 second intervals, stirring after each, until desired temperature. Top with fresh whipped cream and/or marshmallows and serve.
Recipe Notes

*Use dairy-free milk for vegan. I like using unsweetened vanilla almond or cashew milk.

Author: Kim Lee
Course: Beverage, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gingerbread hot cocoa, healthier homemade gingerbread hot cocoa, hot cocoa

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