Warming Cacao Drink

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Ingredients

Warming Cacao Drink

  • 1 heaped tbsp. raw cacao powder

  • 1 tsp maca powder

  • Pinch of Himalayan salt (optional)

  • Pinch of Ceylon cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp ginger

  • Pinch cayenne pepper

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or a sweetener of your choice, e.g. honey, stevia

  • Plant milk (shop bought or home-made – see below for ingredients and instructions)

Plant Millk

  • Handful of almonds or cashew nuts (preferably soaked in water for 4 hours)

  • 250ml water

  • Pinch of Himalayan salt (optional)

  • 1 date (optional)

Equipment

  • Small whisk

  • Small pan (to heat the milk) or an electric milk heater

  • Blender (to make the plant milk)

Instructions

Warming Cacao Drink

  • Place all the dry ingredients in a large cup

  • Pour 100ml hot water into the cup

  • Whisk the contents of the cup to form smooth paste

  • Heat 150ml of the milk of your choice and froth it (optional)

  • Add the milk to the cup and whisk the contents

Plant Milk

  • Place all the ingredients into a blender

  • Blend for 2 minutes

  • Sieve the mixture to remove any remaining nut pieces

  • The strained plant milk can be kept refrigerated for up to 3 days