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Lavender Hot Chocolate

  • Author: Joscelyn Abreu
  • Total Time: 5 mins


Rich hot chocolate naturally sweetened and infused with lavender buds. Dairy, gluten, and refined sugar free!


  • 3/4 cup almond milk or other milk of choice
  • 2 tablespoons full-fat Coconut Milk (you can also use plain, non-dairy creamer or extra almond milk)
  • 12 tablespoons Maple Syrup, Honey or other sweetener of choice, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Culinary Lavender
  • 1 tablespoons dairy-free dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • pinch of salt


  1. Combine milks, maple syrup, and lavender in a small pot or microwavable mug. Heat to a low simmer over the stove or 1.5–2 minutes in the microwave (or until very hot.) Remove from heat and let steep for 2-3 minutes. If you want a stronger lavender taste, use the back of a fork to mash the lavender against the side of the pot/mug in the milk. Strain milk though a mesh sieve to catch all the lavender and discard remaining buds.
  2. Meanwhile, combine chopped chocolate, cocoa, and pinch of salt in a mug. Pour a couple of tablespoons of hot milk into the chocolate and mix until smooth. Use a Milk Frother or hand blender to froth remaining hot milk. Pour into the chocolate mixture and stir to combine. Makes one serving.
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Drink, Dairy-Free