February 09, 2021

Did you know that hot chocolate was first served by the Mayan people 2000 years ago and was also a tradition of the Aztec people during the 1400 AD?

Hot chocolate, also called cocoa, hot cocoa, or drinking chocolate is a famous drink worldwide. Drinking hot chocolate makes you feel happy. Sip some hot chocolate when you're feeling moody. Witness how your energy levels spike. Note how it raises your spirits suddenly. Furthermore, it alleviates pain, stress, and depression—another reason why it’s highly recommended. 

What’s the secret behind hot chocolate magic? Why does it make you feel awesome?. The good vibes from drinking hot chocolate are to die for and are triggered by three hot cocoa components. Caffeine boosts your energy. Serotonin lifts your moods. Tryptophan relaxes you. It calms your body, mind, and soul.

Health benefits of hot chocolate  

Whether you’re vegan or not, never hesitate to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. It facilitates a healthy life. A simple sip enriches your body with abundant nutrients. Surprisingly, hot chocolate has numerous health benefits like 

  • Reduced  inflammation
  • Enhanced blood pressure, 
  • Refined sugar levels
  • Improved cholesterol levels
  • Low heart attack risks
  • Reduced stroke chances

Flavonols (a healthy component present in cocoa) facilitates the above-mentioned benefits. 

Enough with history. So how do you make the perfect (Vegan) hot chocolate that ensures you enjoy each benefit.

Making delicious hot chocolate is a simple process. You need to spare only 5 minutes of your time. The end product will wow you. Get the ingredients mentioned below and follow the recipe. Before long, I guarantee you’ll be holding a cup of thick, luscious, sickeningly sweet, and creamy hot cocoa.

This simple recipe is the keystone to a delightful and delicious homemade Mayan hot vegan chocolate. Your drink will taste so good, and It’ll keep you warm through winter. This is a promise.

Ingredients and their alternatives

  • Almond milk
  • White sugar
  • Non-dairy chocolate bars
  • Unsweetened Cocoa powder
  • Unsweetened Vanilla
  • Vegan whipped cream or Chocolate peppermint

Vegan hot chocolate in 5 minutes

  • Mix unsweetened powder, white sugar, and non-dairy chocolate bars into a mid-sized pot.
  • Pour almond milk
  • Stir the mixture over medium heat Until it's fine, thick, and creamy
  • Once it simmers, reduce the heat and taste.
  • If you like it sweeter, add sugar accordingly. 
  • Lastly, Stir in unsweetened vanilla and vegan whipped cream or chocolate peppermint.
  • Serve in your favorite mug.


If you’re not old school, you’re likely not into pots. Don't panic because there's an alternative. You can use a mug. Follow the same procedure, but this time cook your hot chocolate in a microwave.