Almond & date hot chocolate

A warming, dairy-free cup of comfort to set you up for the day ahead

  • Low Fat


2 Love Life Pitted Medjool Dates, roughly chopped
450ml Waitrose Unsweetened Almond Drink
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla extract


1. Put the dates and almond drink in a saucepan and set over a low heat. Gently warm through for 2 minutes then whisk in the cocoa powder. Continue to heat for 3-4 minutes, whisking occasionally, until steaming.

2. Add the vanilla extract then, using a hand-held blender, blitz until completely smooth. Pour into mugs and serve.

Almond & date hot chocolate
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 590jK
Fat 7.4g
Saturated Fat 3.1g
Carbohydrate 13g
Sugars 10.4g
Protein 5.6g
Salt 0.8g
Fibre 4.2g

306mg calcium, per serving

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This recipe was first published in Wed Dec 30 11:33:00 GMT 2015.