Golden Spice Hot Cocoa Recipe

Golden Spice Hot Cocoa in a white mug

Smooth and chocolatey with a twist. Spice up a classic hot cocoa with ginger, turmeric and cinnamon. Our Golden Spice Hot Cocoa recipe has 57% fewer calories* and 96% less sugar* than the full-sugar version.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serving size: 1 (259ml) cup 2 servings

Calories: 80 Calories


  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk

  • 1 tsp washed, peeled, grated fresh ginger

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 3 whole black peppercorns

  • 18 tsp salt

  • 12 tsp cinnamon

  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 3 Tbsp Truvía® Original Sweetener Spoonable*


  • 1.

    Combine almond milk, ginger, turmeric, black peppercorns, salt cinnamon, cocoa powder and Truvía® Natural sweetener in a medium sauce pan.

  • 2.

    Stir well.

  • 3.

    Bring to a simmer/ slight boil (5 minutes of heat).

  • 4.

    Cover and remove from heat for 10 minutes.

  • 5.

    Strain through screen or filter.

  • 6.

    Enjoy and store leftover in a sealed container in refrigerator.

*Each serving contains 80 calories and 1 grams of sugar compared to the full-sugar version that has 190 calories and 29 grams of sugar per serving.

**Erythritol value may vary based on your choice of sweetener.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 320mg
Total Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Total Sugars 0g
Erythritol** 12g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 10% DV
Calcium 35% DV
Iron 20% DV
Potassium 10% DV