Hot Cocoa


Homemade hot cocoa is surprisingly easy to make. Flavor yours with a drop or two of your favorite internal use essential oil for a fun new cocoa flavor.

Ingredients

1 cup water
5 teaspoons cocoa powder
¼ teaspoon liquid stevia or 1 ½ teaspoon powdered stevia (amount of sweetener can be adjusted to taste)
1–2 tablespoons sugar or agave (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or ¼ teaspoon almond extract
3 cups almond milk


Recommended Essential Oils:

Cinnamon Bark, Lavender, Wild Orange, or Peppermint oil


Instructions

  1. Heat water, cocoa powder, and sweetener on stove until ingredients are smooth.
  2. Add vanilla and milk and bring to a simmer. Pour into your favorite mug.
  3. Introduce flavor by swirling a toothpick dipped in your favorite essential oil.
Tip: For extra creamy cocoa, replace the water with equal parts milk or almond milk. 

Hot Cocoa

with doTERRA essential oils

Servings:3–4

Prep Time:2 min

Cook Time:10 min

Difficulty:Easy

Ingredients:

1 cup water
5 teaspoons cocoa powder
¼ teaspoon liquid stevia or 1 ½ teaspoon powdered stevia (amount of sweetener can be adjusted to taste)
1–2 tablespoons sugar or agave (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or ¼ teaspoon almond extract
3 cups almond milk


Recommended Essential Oils:

Cinnamon Bark, Lavender, Wild Orange, or Peppermint oil

Instructions:

  1. Heat water, cocoa powder, and sweetener on stove until ingredients are smooth.
  2. Add vanilla and milk and bring to a simmer. Pour into your favorite mug.
  3. Introduce flavor by swirling a toothpick dipped in your favorite essential oil.

Tips:

For extra creamy cocoa, replace the water with equal parts milk or almond milk.


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