Golden Milk Hot Chocolate

This gloriously golden spiced drink is perfect for a cold and chilly autumn or winter day; combining creamy coconut milk with a hint of ginger, turmeric and cinnamon and our rich and intense dark chocolate.

 

Chocolatier’s Tip

You can make this recipe suitable for vegans by using our vegan-friendly dark chocolate (for example our 70%, 85%, 90% and 99% cocoa chocolate bars).

2 people

Ingredients

  • 80 ml full fat coconut milk
  • 160 ml boiling water
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • Pinch of ground black pepper, optionalPinch of ground black pepper, optional
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 squares Lindt Excellence 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate, chopped (see tip)
  • 1 tsp maple syrup, to taste
  • To serve:
  • Whipped coconut cream
  • Lindt Excellence 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate, grated

Method

Step 1.

Pour the coconut milk and boiling water into a small saucepan set over a medium heat. Add the fresh ginger, turmeric, pepper (if using), cinnamon, chopped chocolate and maple syrup.

Step 2.

Whisk continuously until the chocolate has melted and you have a smooth, golden milk. Strain into a jug and discard any remaining spices.

Step 3.

Taste to check the sweetness - adding a little more maple syrup if wished.

Step 4.

Pour into 2 mugs and serve topped with whipped coconut cream and curls of grated chocolate.

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