A simple coconut flavored white hot chocolate that is a delightful change from your everyday hot chocolate.
Sometimes I think people associate hot chocolate with the packets you get from a box. You know, the packets with the little marshmallows that disintegrate as soon as they hit the water? Yeah, that’s not really hot chocolate. That is chocolate flavored water.
Today, I’m here to tell you that there are more ways to enjoy hot cocoa than traditional chocolate! Yes, we have mudslide hot chocolate or pumpkin cocoa, and now we have white chocolate hot chocolate! But I should say, this isn’t any white hot chocolate, this is coconut flavored white hot chocolate!
This white hot chocolate recipe is made with half and half, coconut milk, SPLENDA® Sugar Substitute and creamy and sweet chopped white chocolate. A little vanilla and coconut extract bring it all together. The coconut milk brings forth the deep coconut flavor and while the white chocolate adds creaminess, what makes this rich chocolate sweet is the SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener that is whisked right. SPLENDA® gives you the sweetness without all the calories. SPLENDA® sweeteners are versatile enough that you can use it baked goods, in your cooking, and, of course, in beverages just like this white hot chocolate.
The crowning glory to this white hot chocolate recipe is the toasted coconut. I made this in advance and sprinkled this right on top upon serving. The end result was a very rich, creamy, WHITE alternative to your traditional hot chocolate. It is sweet without being overly sweet, it is luscious and smooth with a slighty nutty taste. This white hot chocolate recipe is like a drinkable dessert! In short, it is irresistible!
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 2 cups half and half
- 2 tablespoons SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
- 8 oz chopped white chocolate
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
- 2 tablespoons toasted coconut for garnish
- Place a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk together the coconut milk, half and half and sweetener. When sweetener has dissolved, stir in white chocolate. Stir in extracts and heat just until mixture thickens.
- Pour cocoa into two mugs and top with toasted coconut. Serve immediately.
Nutrition InformationYield 2 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 1164 Total Fat 87g Saturated Fat 62g Trans Fat 1g Unsaturated Fat 22g Cholesterol 109mg Sodium 281mg Carbohydrates 85g Fiber 1g Sugar 79g Protein 17g