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A glass mug of refined sugar-free hot cocoa on a linen napkin.
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Refined Sugar-Free Hot Chocolate

This refined sugar-free hot chocolate is sweet and delicious. It's nutrient-rich and kid-approved.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 188kcal


  • 1 1/2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons date paste  (see my date paste recipe for instructions)
  • 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 1/8 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk


  • Add the cocoa powder and boiling water to a pot on the stove or a microwave safe bowl and stir until the cocoa powder is dissolved.
  • Add the date paste, vanilla extract and milk and heat until your desired temperature is reached, either on the stovetop or in the microwave.
  • Makes 1 serving of refined sugar-free hot chocolate.


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 403mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 276mg | Iron: 1mg