Christmas Hot Chocolate

Welcome to a world where everything Christmas exists, even the beverages. Herein lies the recipe for the ultimate Christmas hot chocolate. One person, one cup, one warm hug and one morning or night filled with happiness and joy, with a side of Christmas spirit obviously!

white marble mug filled with creamy brown hot chocolate oozing and dribbling out of sides of cup topped with stick of cinnamon and dried orange on a dark wood tray scattered with dried orange slices, sticks of cinnamon and star anise for that christmas image close up

A creamy, indulgent hot chocolate infused with sweet cinnamon and orange, you just gotta have one!

Serving size:                

Makes 1 mug


  • 350ml plant milk
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Stick of cinnamon
  • 2-3 drops orange oil


  1. In a saucepan, add all ingredients and remove from the heat as soon as it reaches boiling point.

And a Christmas hot chocolate isn’t where it stops. If you’re looking for more Christmas beverage ideas, you can’t go wrong with hot, sweet, spiced mulled wine. You can get find the recipe here: https://foodflaneur.com/2018/12/18/mulled-wine-vegan-gluten-free-fat-free/

I’d like to give a massive thanks to Pick up Limes for her inspiration in helping me create this ‘hokey pokey’. You can find her version here: https://www.pickuplimes.com/single-post/2019/11/05/Chai-Hot-Chocolate.

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