Paleo Hot Coaoa in a glass mug topped with coconut cream.

Paleo Hot Cocoa

  • Author: Nicole
  • Prep Time: 1 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 1 mug of hot cocoa 1x
  • Category: Beverages & Smoothies
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Dreamy, creamy dairy-free Paleo Hot Cocoa! It’s the perfect cold weather treat you can feel good about! This recipe is perfect for the single serving and it’s refined sugar free!



  • 1 cup coconut milk or nut milk of choice
  • 1 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • dash of ground cinnamon
  • *optional – 1 Tablespoon collagen peptides (do not add if vegan)
  • *optional – 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-high heat and whisk until completely smooth.
  2. Once smooth and heated through to your desired temperature pour the hot cocoa into your favorite mug.
  3. Top with a dash of ground cinnamon or whipped coconut cream and enjoy!

Keywords: paleo, hot cocoa, hot chocolate,

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