Almond & date hot chocolate

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

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2


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.