HOT Hot Chocolate

(or Nutmeg Mocha - as you wish)

· Cook,Recipes,Nourish

If you're a fan of hot chocolate, you're going to love this recipe! Not only is it delicious, but it's also incredibly easy to make. Plus, with the added nutmeg, it's a comforting treat that's perfect for any time you want to enjoy a warm beverage.

I just love experimenting with various hot drinks, like chai, coffee, chicory, and hot chocolate. I have discovered that incorporating different spices not only enhances the flavor but also influences the drink's energetic properties. This particular recipe incorporates nutmeg, a spice that is not commonly utilized in many recipes, making it an excellent opportunity to incorporate it!

Nutmeg offers several benefits to both the mind and body. It possesses anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, helps to lower cholesterol levels in the blood, and serves as an effective anti-aging agent by enhancing memory and concentration. Nutmeg can also be utilized as a natural pain reliever for headaches, muscle aches, and joint pain. In Ayurveda, nutmeg is frequently utilized to treat various ailments such as insomnia, anxiety, digestive problems, and pain. Personally, I'm obsessed with the stuff and I add a sprinkle to my hot drink every day. You can even try adding some to hot milk before bed for a better night's sleep. Nutmeg is so incredible that I plan to create a dedicated blog post about it very soon. For now, let's dive into this delectable hot chocolate recipe and discover more about this wonderful spice.

HOT Hot Chocolate Recipe

Makes 1 cup


  • 2 tsp raw organic cacao powder
  • 1 tsp chicory
  • 1/3 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 small tsp jaggery
  • A splash of freshly boiled water
  • 250 ml of milk of your choice


  1. In a mixing bowl, add the cacao powder, chicory, nutmeg, and jaggery.
  2. Add a splash of freshly boiled water to the bowl and stir until all the ingredients combine to form a paste.
  3. Next, add the milk of your choice to the paste and stir well.
  4. Heat the mixture over medium heat and bring it to a gentle simmer.
  5. Once the hot chocolate has reached the desired temperature, turn off the heat and serve.

One of the best things about this recipe is how adaptable it is. You can easily swap out the jaggery for coconut sugar, and the nutmeg for cardamom powder to make a slightly different version of this hot chocolate. Additionally, you can use any type of milk that you prefer, such as almond, soy, or oat milk. And, if you're looking for a little extra kick in your hot chocolate, you can swap out the chicory for a shot of espresso. This will give you a delicious mocha that's sure to please!

It's important to note that the quality of the ingredients you use in this recipe will make a big difference in the taste of your hot chocolate. So, make sure to use high-quality, organic ingredients whenever possible.

While this hot chocolate recipe is perfect for those cold winter days, it's also a great treat any time of the year. Whether you're looking to warm up on a cold evening or you just want a comforting beverage to enjoy on a rainy spring day, this hot chocolate recipe is sure to hit the spot. So, don't hesitate to give it a try, no matter the season!