Thick Hot Chocolate

Easter may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late for a chocolate fix! This one is the perfect warmer for the cooler weather. 


Ingredients:
Serves 2. 
2 cups coconut milk
1 tsp vanilla 
1 generous sprinkle of cinnamon 
3 tsp coconut sugar 
2 heaped tbsp cacao 
1 heaped tsp tapioca flour (arrowroot)  
½ tsp salt 
1 tsp mesquite (optional)
4 squares of quality dark chocolate, (I use loving earth 2 ingredient dark chocolate) 

Bring the coconut milk, vanilla and cinnamon to a simmer in a small to medium sized saucepan, over medium heat. 
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, place the coconut sugar, cacao, tapioca flour and mesquite (if using) and the salt. 
Pour a small amount of milk into the small bowl with the cacao mixture and stir until smooth. 
Transfer this smooth chocolate mixture into the saucepan with the rest of the milk. Stir well and add in the chocolate. 
Bring the mixture to the boil and allow to bubble for about 3-5 minutes or until it reduces to your desired thickness, stirring occasionally. 
Pour into 2 cups. 

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My name is Sophie and I’m a 20-year-old media student from Sydney. I have an intense love for healthy food, nutritious cooking and cafe exploring! This has been a long-term passion of mine as I understand the importance of fuelling your body with goodness. Not only do you feel amazing and energetic on the inside, you glow with health on the outside! It may sound cliché, but it is absolutely true! I love leading this healthy, active lifestyle.


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I love mine with a dollop of coyo! 

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