Spiced Cocoa Tea


Coffee drinkers have lattes, and now thanks to The Cat-Tea Corner, tea drinkers can have their own chocolate indulgence. Rice, cashew, or almond milk work best in this spiced cocoa tea recipe.

Special Diet Notes: Spiced Cocoa Tea

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian. Optionally nut-free.

Spiced Cocoa Tea
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup strong black tea, freshly made
  • 6 Tablespoons Sucanat® or other sweetener
  • 4 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa, preferably Dutch processed
  • 4 cups plain dairy-free milk beverage
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. Place the tea into a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the sugar and cocoa powder and cook, stirring until dissolved, just until the mixture comes to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the milk, vanilla, and spices.
  3. Allow to remain in the pot just until the milk is heated through.
  4. Pour into cups and serve.


About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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