CBD-Infused Hot Chocolate Recipes

With CBD gaining popularity in the world of wellness, it’s common for it to be infused into food and beverages. Cafes have been regularly promoting CBD smoothies and CBD latte. But CBD hot chocolate? Is this the latest fad? 

Anyone who has tried unflavored CBD oil knows about the taste that it can leave behind. While flavored oils provide a decent solution, the oily texture and consistency is still not liked by many. 

This makes CBD infused drinks and beverages the ideal solution! This article explores why hot chocolate is a great way to consume CBD, and also provides recipes for hot chocolate infused with cannabidiol, just for you. 

Why Try CBD Hot Chocolate? 

Sipping on a hot cup of cocoa with your favourite CBD oil tincture is the best way to add CBD to your diet. Some of the health benefits that it offers are as follows: 

  • Great Taste: CBD hot chocolate is incredibly tasty when compared to products like tinctures. 
  • Adjustable Dosage: If you’re making CBD hot chocolate at home, you can customize the amount of CBD you use as per your liking. You can use as many tinctures as you need to get the amount that works for you. 
  • Relaxing Effects: Many people take CBD to relax and unwind, but adding that to a cup of hot cocoa adds a whole new layer. 
  • Long-term benefits: CBD beverages act like food when consumed in the sense that it’s released slowly over a long period of time. This means that you will enjoy the benefits for longer, making it an ideal snack between meals. 

Choose the Best CBD for Your Cuppa

There are several ways to add CBD into your cup of hot chocolate. First, you need to determine whether a CBD isolate works for you or if a full-spectrum product is your best bet. Remember,  CBD does not bind to water, so it is important to use milk in hot chocolate for a desirable and homogeneous consistency. All of the recipes below work well with any CBD tincture. Of course, our CBD ReliefX®️ Pain Drops are our personal favorite when it comes to adding CBD oil to hot chocolate.  

Below are a few recipes for hot chocolate using CBD. You can use any of your favorite CBD products, but be sure to calculate the number of drops to add based on the amount you need.  

1. CBD Hot Chocolate 

This hot chocolate is very basic and extremely simple. For those who don’t want to experiment with new recipes, this is the perfect mug of comfort to sip on. 

Serving: 1 

What you need: 

1 ounce of dark chocolate or milk chocolate 

1 tablespoon cocoa powder 

1 cup of milk 

2 tablespoons sugar (optional) 

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1  cinnamon knob 

1 pinch of sea salt 

Procedure: 

In a small saucepan, mix chocolate (chopped), cocoa, and half of the milk. Melt on low heat and stir to avoid burning. When the chocolate is completely melted, add the remaining milk with  cinnamon and sea salt. Stir slowly until the sugar dissolves, then add the CBD oil as per your desired dosage. Pour your hot chocolate into a mug and enjoy! Feeling extra sweet? Top it up with whipped cream and marshmallows.

2. CBD Hot Peppermint Chocolate 

Minty hot chocolate is a true symbol of the holiday season, but you can enjoy it at any time of the year. This is a great recipe for you as chocolate and mint make a perfect combo for the snowy season. 

Serving: 2 

What you need: 

2½ cups of coconut milk 

¼ cup of cocoa powder 

2 ounces of dark chocolate, roughly chopped  

2 tbsp maple syrup (optional) 

1 teaspoon vanilla essence 

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1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 

Procedure:

Put 1/2 cup of coconut milk in a small saucepan and heat on medium flame until it comes to a boil. Turn off the heat and add all the other ingredients. Mix well with a whisk until the chocolate melts and is smooth. Pour into a cup and serve warm! In the mood for something extra? Add whipped cream and crushed candy cane. Ta-da! 

3. Hemp-infused Hot Chocolate with Caramel 

The salted caramel is definitely delicious, and that kind that you just can’t get enough of! If you’re looking for a simple yet mouth-watering recipe to impress your guests, this is the one!

Serving: 2 

What you need: 

1¼ cup of milk 

2 ounces of milk chocolate, coarsely chopped 

1/4 teaspoon lemon juice 

1/2 cup granulated sugar 

A big pinch of salt 

Caramel sauce 

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Procedure: 

Mix lemon juice and sugar in a small mixing bowl until the sugar is moist and fragrant. Preheat a small saucepan over medium heat until hot and then add sugar. Keep stirring till it becomes liquid and caramel-like viscous, preventing it from getting burnt. Continue until it turns amber. Then add milk. The caramel may harden, but continue to stir until the milk warms and the caramel melts again. Remove the pan from the heat, add in the chocolate and stir until melted and smooth. Add salt little by little and taste it till it’s just perfect. Serve in a cup with whipped cream and caramel sauce.

It’s Your Turn Now

The thing about CBD is how versatile it is. Whether you like the pure flavor of CBD, or are a fan of flavoured tinctures, these easy-to-follow recipes are for everyone looking for a soothing cuppa hot chocolate.

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