This recipe for vegan hot cocoa is a “15 minutes or less” entry in the Fast & Fresh Dairy-Free Time Trials Recipe Contest, submitted by reader Roxanne Chan. For the creamy base, she Coconut Milk Beverage from So Delicious.
For more details and to enter the recipe contest, see this post: http://www.godairyfree.org/news/dairy-free-time-trials-recipe-contest
By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.
For a tree nut-free and vegan hot cocoa, you can use sunflower seed butter in place of the cashew. It will add a different flavor vibe and be a touch less creamy, but tasty in its own right.