Here are two reasons we’re hemp over heels for this spin on classic hot chocolate. First, the dry mix can be made ahead (or even doubled), which makes whipping up a drink extra easy. Second, each mug contains a few drops of hemp extract oil, a phytocannabinoid recognized for its wellness properties. The minty fresh flavor is an added bonus, as is the optional dollop of coconut whipped cream.
Make the hot chocolate mix:
Whisk cacao, sugar, cayenne, and salt in an airtight container. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.
Make the hot chocolate:
Add almond milk, hot chocolate mix, and ice to a blender; blend until smooth. Add hemp extract and pulse to combine. Pour into a tall glass and top with coconut whipped cream, if using.
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