Celestial Hot Chocolate

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 96kcal
Author Lauren Goslin


  • 1 c. water
  • 1 c. dairy-free milk of your choice
  • 2 T. cocoa powder
  • 2 T. carob or more cocoa powder
  • 1 T. arrowroot
  • 2 T. sweetener turbinado, honey, maple syrup, etc.
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 10 drops liquid stevia
  • pinch of salt weird, but don't skip it!
  • cinnamon for sprinkling atop


  • In a saucepan, whisk the water with the cocoa and carob powders, sugar, and salt until smooth.
  • Place the saucepan on the stove, and turn the heat to medium high.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk and the arrowroot.
  • Heat the water/cocoa mix until fairly hot.
  • Whisk in the arrowroot slurry and bring the mix to a boil, stirring continuously.
  • Once thickened, remove pan from heat.
  • Stir in vanilla and stevia.
  • Top as desired!


Nutrition facts are based on using unsweetened almond milk, four tablespoons of cocoa powder, and sugar. Weight Watchers points (new system): 3


Serving: 1g | Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.8g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 2.7g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.9g | Sodium: 174mg | Fiber: 3.8g | Sugar: 13g