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oat milk hot chocolate on a table

Oat Milk Hot Chocolate

Get cozy with a hot mug of homemade Oat Milk Hot Chocolate. This creamy and chocolatey drink is made vegan and dairy-free.

  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Units Scale
  • 2 cups unsweetened oat milk
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder or cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • Coconut whipped cream (optional, for serving)


  1. In a small saucepan set over medium heat, pour in the oat milk.
  2. Whisk in the cocoa powder, maple syrup, vanilla, and sea salt.
  3. Let the mixture come to a simmer, then turn off the heat and serve the hot chocolate immediately.
  4. Feel free to top your mug of hot chocolate with a dollop of whipped cream.


  1. If your oat milk is already sweetened, then leave out the maple syrup.
  2. You can use either prepared or homemade oat milk for this recipe.
  3. Look for prepared coconut or rice milk whipped cream in the refrigerator section of most grocery stores. Or, if you aren’t dairy-free, you can use regular whipped cream.

Keywords: healthy oat milk hot chocolate, oat milk hot chocolate, dairy-free hot chocolate