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This hot chocolate with coconut milk is rich, creamy and it’s hiding a secret!

I should warn you, this is like drinking pure, creamy, melted chocolate. It’s thick, rich, waaaaaaayyyy creamy, and will definitely satisfy any craving you could ever have for chocolate.

Recently, I received what seems like a lifetime supply of baking chocolate. So I started thinking about all the possibilities and I should just tell you that you may be seeing quite a few chocolate recipes coming your way over the course of the new year.

A close up shot of a white mug sitting on a white saucer filled with this Clean Eating Coconut Hot Chocolate.

But I finally decided on making hot chocolate because Mini Chef and I had a planned afternoon of cookie baking. And what goes better with cookies than hot chocolate???

So we turned on some music (Dean Martin to be exact), and pulled out a big pot. But then it dawned on me that regular milk is not part of my eating plan any longer. So I grabbed a couple cans of light coconut milk, a little unsure of what the final result would be or if I would be left to drink an entire pot of coconut hot chocolate because Mini Chef didn’t like it.

Well, I can tell you that was NOT a problem! This chocolate was just so rich and dreamy-creamy that the two of us nearly ended up wrestling for the last few sips. Good thing he’s cute, or I would have tackled him for that last little bit.

I can’t even begin to describe really, the decadence that this chocolate produced in that pot. It was like a thousand angels decided to sprinkle magic chocolate dust into my pot. And with Mini Chef doing all the stirring, it was no bother at all to make!

I should warn you that this coconut hot chocolate is very thick and very creamy. It’s truly more like drinking melted chocolate instead of regular hot chocolate. I suppose you could add more coconut milk to tone it down a bit, but why would you want to do that???!!! And if you have some left over, you can always make delicious popsicles with this. It’s a win-win!

Please note, this should be served in small glasses and in small amounts. A little of this stuff goes a long way and will definitely soothe the chocolate-craving tiger in you!

THE SECRET:

I had some left over so I just stuck it in the fridge overnight thinking I would let Mini Chef have some after school the next day. Well, as far as happy accidents go, what I found the next day could not have made me any happier. It turned into pudding!!!!

HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPES:

Enjoy!
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HOT CHOCOLATE WITH COCONUT MILK:

Hot Chocolate with Coconut Milk

This deliciously creamy hot chocolate recipe has a secret! When you chill it in the fridge overnight, it turns into pudding! Just note that temperature control and stirring are the secret to getting this right.
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Course: Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 269kcal
Author: The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 2 15 oz. cans light coconut milk
  • 1 cup 100% pur cocoa baking chocolate (unsweetened)
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract (I used bourbon vanilla)
  • 1 dash ground cinnamon (sprinkled over the top for serving)

Instructions

  • Pour the coconut milk into a pot and turn the heat on medium-low.
  • Add in the chocolate and begin stirring. It will melt relatively quickly, but you must stir constantly to avoid it burning on the bottom of your pot.
  • The more the chocolate melts, the more you can raise the heat. But be sure you NEVER turn the heat up all the way. You don't want to cook this on high. Medium high should be the highest you go. This should simmer rather than boil.
  • When everything is melted and nicely combined, quickly stir in your vanilla extract and remove from heat.
  • Add honey to taste (the above measurement was what tasted good to me. But you can adjust).
  • Pour into cups and sprinkle with cinnamon if desired.

Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition

Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 3mg

This recipe is from the Gracious Pantry archives. Originally posted 12/19/12.

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189 Comments

  1. Amanda Crawley says:

    I liked Santa Barbara Chocolate’s Facebook page!

  2. Grace Everley True Cutler says:

    I would make my delicious chocolate energy balls!

  3. Amanda Crawley says:

    If I won the chocolate I would make fudge with it, or maybe even chocolate frosting…it would be delish in cookies!

  4. Patricia Werther says:

    I will totally be trying your hot chocolate recipe! I love hot chocolate and it turning to pudding doesn’t sound bad either 🙂

  5. Amanda Crawley says:

    I pinned 10 of my favorite chocolate recipes!

  6. Jaclyn Turner says:

    I love your blog! I use it when I work on my meal plans! I would love to have this awesome offer! I would make my chocolate chip cookies that I make every so often, chocolate chip muffins, chocolate chocolate chip muffins, chocolate chip banana bread, chocolate waffles, hot chocolate, and anything else I could make with it! I love to cook & bake!

  7. This is going to be one of those tattered recipe cards, I predict! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Julie Anderson says:

    What would I do with the chocolate is eat it lol and make a fudge oh and chocolate cookeies yeah mmmmmmmmmm

  9. OMG that sounds so incredibly amazing and decadent. It’s probably a good thing I am not currently home and don’t currently have any milk! I’ll have to remember to try this/ or something similar later though when I do!

  10. 1. If I won the Santa Barbara Chocolate’s I would to make chocolate covered pecans, almonds, raisins, almonds, cashews and peanuts 2. I had already liked Santa Barbara Chocolate’s. 3. Sorry but I am not on pinterest.

  11. Marilyn B. says:

    I would definitely try to make the clean eating death by chocolate cookie recipe (and the coconut hot chocolate, of course)

  12. Marilyn B. says:

    I also like the Santa Barbara Chocolate page on FB!

  13. I want to make the hot chocolate recipe! I have lots of coconut milk to go with that chocolate!

  14. Jaclyn Turner says:

    I have “liked” Santa Barbara Chocolate’s FB page!

  15. Bernadette Marie says:

    I’d shave some of that yummy chocolate into my oatmeal! Add with my wheat germ, flax seeds, and cranberries! Oh that’s my favorite concotcion!

  16. Fireup Duff says:

    Chocolate Chunk Cookies and send them to my husband in Afghanistan.

  17. Samiamnan says:

    Sounds delightful! I would make gf cake , frosting, fondue, and fudge 🙂

  18. Jen Knecht says:

    I would love to make some Mexican spiced hot chocolate! Some cinnamon and a dash of cayenne!

  19. Kreg N Mercadies says:

    I will make chocolate covered cherries, peanut butter balls and save the rest for a special treat!!!

  20. Linda Pollack Martin says:

    Gosh, can you say Yum? I’d love to win the chocolate and make some.chocolate chocolate chip cookies

  21. Tammie Moran Smith says:

    I have liked the Santa Barbaras Chocolate Facebook page!!

  22. Tammie Moran Smith says:

    I will make chocolate muffins. My daughter turns 15 in two months, and I would love to make her some of her favorite chocolate deserts. I have been wanting chocolate covered strawberries, so this might be a great thing to make also.

  23. Laura Goold says:

    I would definitely make the Hot Cocoa and some cookies 🙂

  24. Leigh Ann Fauerbach says:

    I think the first thing I would make if I won would be your coconut hot chocolate. Yum!

  25. Tammie Moran Smith says:

    I have pinned 10 recipes. I usually don’t pin a lot on pintrest. I love looking on their but then I save the recipes into my paprika app on my ipad. I can’t wait to try some of the ones I pinned.

  26. Mmm I would love to win some chocolate! I’m thinking a flourless chocolate cake/tart would be fun to make. And then maybe some hot chocolate or fondue with the leftovers! 😉

  27. Jill Esham says:

    This recipe sounds awesome. I love coconut almost as much as chocolate. I would use the chocolate in my eating clean protein bar recipe. The recipe doesn’t call for chocolate, but I find that just a small amount of bittersweet chocolate pieces adds a whole new dimension to the bars. This looks like the perfect chocolate to use for dipping dried apricots, also.

  28. Laura Goold says:

    I liked the Santa Barbara Chocolate’s facebook page.

  29. Heather Tetreault says:

    My kids ADORE chocolate pumpkin cake-its super rich, and make with almost an entire pumpkin! I never feel bad giving it to them as a special trea!

  30. Hmm… How about chocolate hazelnut biscotti? Or Molten lava cake? 🙂

  31. Nicole DeMelo- Santos says:

    Well I LOVE anything coconut and chocolate so I would def start with the Coconut Hot Chocolate. We just started clean eating and would love to make some brownies and cookies and my hubby wouldn’t even know we were eating CLEAN 🙂 Love your blog and recipes!!

  32. Laura Goold says:

    I pinned 10 recipes on my pinterest boards.

  33. graciouspantry says:

    No, the coconut flavor is not strong. Yes, PB would be good!

  34. graciouspantry says:

    I havent tried, but I’m sure it could work. You’d just have to play around with it a bit to be sure you get the right consistency. It’s hard to melt and stir in a slow cooker because you typically need the lid on to get the temperature right. This recipe needs stirring.

  35. I would def make pb and chocolate brownies. One of my favorite combos!

  36. I liked the Facebook page for Santa Barbara Chocolates!

  37. Juli Powers says:

    I just liked Santa Barbara Chocolate on FB – thanks for the introduction.

  38. Dawn Tisdale says:

    I couldn’t stop at just 10 pins!!! Can’t wait to try them all!

  39. I would try every chocolate pie recipe clipping I have collected lately!

  40. Dawn Tisdale says:

    Santa Barbara Chocolates is liked by me!

  41. i’d love to make hot chocolate spoons to give to family !

  42. Rachel Hall says:

    Firstly, I would be making hot chocolate. Then, obviously pudding. Then I may eat some strait or make mint cookies with it. Omg, sounds so good I’m drooling~

  43. Rachel Hall says:

    Liked Santa Barbara Chocolate on Facebook!

  44. Rachel Hall says:

    And pinned. Now, I’m going to make some brownies….

  45. Julie Lemar says:

    Oh my goodness, I would make the coconut hot chocolate first!! Then brownies!! Then cake!! and so on and so on…!!

  46. Cookies, muffins, hot chocolate…oh, and there is a recipe for chocolate pomegranate cookies that I really wanted to try!

  47. Juli Powers says:

    I pinned 10 recipes.

  48. Dru Fentem says:

    Oh, this looks amazing! I would make it, over and over! What a great new tradition to start, yet not worry about the example you are setting! Hot chocolate when trimming the tree, when caroling, for Christmas morning! YUM!!!!

  49. janie mills says:

    I have liked you on Facebook. I have liked you very much! Lol

  50. janie mills says:

    Aww, I am in the mood for molten chocolate cake…yep, that’s what I’d make

  51. janie mills says:

    I pinned 10 (well, ok, a little more than 10) recipes on Pinterest

  52. I will make some yummy goodies for all of my coworkers at the hospital I work at as a nurse

  53. holy moly!! I would make some decadent and delicious chocolate goodies to share with my loved ones 🙂

  54. Jenelle Vogan says:

    I would make tons of goodies to distribute to my friends, family and visiting teaching route.

  55. Jenelle Vogan says:

    “Liked” Santa Barbara Chocolates

  56. Brenda Alvarez says:

    I would love to make a very decadent coffee cake!

  57. Thanks for introducing us to Santa Barbara Chocolate’s page. Looks like a yummy page to browse…I would have to make my fav Coconut-Chocolates with orange zest and pecans, then maybe some of your yummy hot chocolate, chocolate chunk cookies, mmmm…..brownies……

  58. Jenelle Vogan says:

    Pinned 10 recipes on Pinterest!

  59. OK, I have no problem at all liking anything to do with chocolate so that is done. Secondly, I would make loads of hot chocolate as well as my from scratch chocolate peanut butter cake with chocolate ganache poured over the top. I would also have to do some chocolate bread pudding. I would love to make a chocolate mole sauce to go over chicken and serve it with tortillas. Really, the possibilities of what I would make with this are endless!!!

  60. Oh, my goodness, just dreaming about what to do with all the chocolate has been like a mini-vacation! Chocolate-dipped strawberries, dried apricots, and frozen bananas. A flourless chocolate cake. Your totally fabulous hot chocolate/pudding. Your clean-eating chocolate bars. Meringue cookies and macaroons dipped in melted chocolate. Gotta stop before I short out my keyboard! : )

  61. Liked Santa Barbara Chocolate on FB.

  62. Rachele Bates says:

    I would definitely try this cocoa first, then maybe some chocolate dipped macaroons

  63. I would definitely make this hot chocolate along with some peppermint bark….yummmm

  64. Liked Santa Barbara chocolates on Facebook

  65. I would start by making your clean eating chocolate “oreo” cookies. Have been dying to try them out, and what better chocolate to use, right?!

  66. Susan McSwain says:

    so many goodies to make with the St Barbara chocolate! your hot chocolate looks yummy too! can’t wait to try it!

  67. liked Santa Barbara Chocolates page on FB too. Thanks!

  68. Charlotte Hitner says:

    Bet you could freeze this for “ice cream” too!

  69. I would make some raw brownie bites!

  70. I think I’d make hot cocoa and pudding.

  71. Blanche Baxter says:

    This sounds great!!!

  72. I “liked” Santa Barbara Chocolate’s Facebook page

  73. Katharine says:

    I would definitely be making super rich brownies and also bark with this….roasted almonds, dried cherries. YUM!!!

  74. charrington says:

    Would def try this Coconut Hot Chocolate FIRST… then the molten lava cake. I’m a choc-aholic and would be firing up my kitchen for sure!!!

  75. The first thing I would make is definitely this hot chocolate! Followed by some french chocolate mints – one of my family’s Christmas traditions 🙂

  76. Nan Givhan says:

    I Will DEFINITELY be making this Coconut Hot Chocolate!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  77. Jennifer Rice says:

    This creamy hot cocoa looks amazing! I would also try making a chocolate cheesecake, clean of course!

  78. I love making hot chocolate and dark chocolate cake! Brownies sure sound great too!

  79. I liked Santa Barbara on FB

  80. Chocolate in everything! Oatmeal, hot chocolate, chocolate cookies, chocolate yogurt. yum!!!

  81. Oh my goodness!!! A paleo hot chocolate!!! I can’t wait to try it:)

  82. Just “liked” Santa Barbara Choc Co and would like to make the hot Choc and peppermint bark for Christmas!!! Yum!!

  83. This sounds delicious! I’d start with the hot chocolate.

  84. Brownies for my sister and molten lava cakes for my brother!

  85. I love oreos (without the frosting) so I cant wait to try out your clean version

  86. I liked their page. Soooo hungry for chocolate now.

  87. I want to make the hit chocolate and have some every day! I also liked their page.

  88. This chocolate would be perfect for my chipotle hoc oblate cake with marshmallow frosting. Plus we love hot chocolate around here, so I think I’d be able to make a lot of it!

  89. Seriously, I am making the hot chocolate right now and it smells AMAZING! How on earth did I live without this recipe?

  90. Tammy Goodrich Lamason says:

    Looks like a perfect holiday treat for sure! Can’t wait to try the recipe!

  91. Tammy Goodrich Lamason says:

    OMGOODNESS! After searching for more clean chocolate recipes, I better buy stock in some chocolate… ALL of them sound wonderful! Definitely going to make the lava cake, crock pot brownies, Oreos, mocha coconut frappucino, mug cake…. Who am I kidding?!? I’ve got to try them all!!

  92. Amneris Melendez says:

    If I win Santa Barbara’s Chocolate I would make Almond Milk Mocha Latte!

  93. Marybeth Elias says:

    I am not a huge fan of chocolate and can usually leave it alone without temptation, maybe because of the sugar and calories. But with this stuff, it appears the sky is the limit. Lots of recipes come to mind.. most of them for my children who are very adverse to my eating clean campaign.

  94. I liked Santa Barbara Chocolate on Facebook 🙂

  95. Some of my favorite recipes would be the oreo’s and brownies. YUM. If I won the chocolate I would love to make both of those things with the chocolate. Also I would make the hot chocolate…sounds amazing!

  96. Chocolate cake, chocolate ice cream, chocolate mousse, chocolate bread, chocolate candy, hot chocolate, frozen hot chocolate, chocolate buttercream, chocolate covered fruit, chocolate cookies. You name it, I’ll be making it. 🙂

  97. Lauren Marie says:

    Of course this hot chocolate recipe! Chocolate chia pudding, choc banana ice cream, chocolate flourless cake!

  98. The first thing I would make is this hot chocolate recipe, we’ll drink some and let some turn into pudding. Next I’ll make brownies.

  99. Laurie B. says:

    I saw this recipe and can’t wait to try it! It will have to wait though for me to get the needed items, since I’m in the middle of a snow storm right now 🙁

  100. Kryss Fick Roch says:

    Chocolate truffles, chocolate cream pie, and sipping chocolate.

  101. Kryss Fick Roch says:

    I likedSanta Barbara Chocolate on Facebook.

  102. Amber Green Scameheorn says:

    I am sooo excited by this recipe, I can’t wait to try it! If I win, I’d definitely be making this. And the mocha latte… along with some brownie waffles. Ooooh, and the mug cake! And I can’t lie, I might just eat some of it straight. 🙂

  103. Amber Green Scameheorn says:

    I liked Santa Barbara Chocolate’s Facebook page. It makes me hungry.

  104. Andrea Chapin says:

    I would make chocolate waffles, chocolate pumpkin cookies, and chocolate almond bread pudding!

  105. I’d start off with making this yummy looking hot chocolate. and then let it turn to pudding. Then I’d probably eat alot of it just plain. Dark chocolate is my go to snack.

  106. Lisa Blakley says:

    I love the hot chocolate recipe! Especially the surprise pudding!!! If I won chocolate, I would try the hot chocolate (my fav), refrigerate over night and enjoy the pudding! I would also make death by chocolate cookies! Chocolate is my favorite food, especially the dark variety. Merry Christmas!

  107. I would probably make a yummy “clean” chocolate cake with some kind of chocolate filling and then chocolate frosting to top it off!

  108. i am a fan of Santa Barbara’s Chocolate Facebook page!

  109. Cyndi Bigley says:

    Good Gracious I have four outstanding young people between the ages of 23-27
    who’s respectful workaholic values and uplifting character pays off big time to
    all of us fortunate enough to around them every day! I would love to make them my ..up until now…secret “light and crunchy” recipe for cold pressed flax candy which needs the Auburn Cocoa Powder . Did you know Cold Pressed Flax Seeds has equal amounts of fiber to carbs? That’s good news for us watching our sugar/carbs! Just add 1 tbs of sugar, or your chosen healthy granulated – not liquid -sweetener, a 1/4 tsp/dash, and I mean a dash of salt, 1 cup organic cold pressed flax seeds and mix together in a bowl. Then take one green tomato slice (save the rest for relish or more candy later) and smash it up, blend it, or purify it until its mushy and add it to the flax by smashing it into it. Make sure the tomato separates into pieces or clumps in the bowl. Now take 1 tbs of your favorite healthy oil such as coconut – or canola and heat it in a smal pan, I use cast iron for the health benefits over medium high heat for arox 4 minutes or until a dab of the crumbly mixture floats when you drop it into the oil. Fry for one or two minutes until brown and remove with a slotted spoon or tonges and allow to drain on paper towel until it returns to room temperature, about 20 minutes. This is critical becuase it hardens at room temperature and not before! Enjoy! I would certainly”graciously” share any
    of the prizes with my truly extraordinary family and with the children and
    valuable others they spend their time with every day! Here’s the reasons why I
    should spread around these great prizes! First for my first grandchild whom is
    on the way! Yes, that’s right and my son-in-law who is due to be a first time
    father on Mother’s day 2013! My son-in-law’s name is Doug and he earned the
    Paramedic of the year award for 2012, two weeks ago and he surely deserves some
    goodies, he and my son Chad, also an awesome paramedic, accompany the children’s
    Paramedic/EMT emergency pediatric transport downtown. Chad, 23 also attends,
    pays for and makes the grades for his full time nursing/medical school education
    and he supports himself and his own accommodations…at 23! He surely deserves
    some goodies I and his two sisters could make for him! Doug and Chad are lucky
    men already though as Doug is husband to my lovely and very pregnant eldest
    daughter, Elisabeth, a graphic designer, who loves to make, and share her with
    her brother Chad, candy and raised money for charity that way as a teenager, in
    fact she has always dreamed of having her own homemade candy store! But that’s
    not all,… Chad encourages and uplifts others every day through his daily
    advice and good works on face-book…but wait…yes there’s more…Chad has
    another sister, my gracious daughter Tori, who adores him and frankly all of us
    so much I know she would find a way to make the chocolate extraordinary as she
    greets cheerfully, and playfully, every child and weary parent each day in her
    retail department store job while completing her dual degree elementary and
    special needs teaching program at the University oF Florida! Whew, that’s so
    many good gracious blessings at once, I hope you will allow me to make use of
    and provide any of the prizes and/or chocolate to sweeten up our lives in a
    healthy and happy way! Thanks for being awesome and continue your Graciousness!

  110. Dawn Schnitker Roby says:

    If I won I would make the Chocolate Chip cookies again and the hot chocolate- except I would wait to have it as the pudding!

  111. Wow! That looks amazing! I would definitely make your hot chocolate with that awesome chocolate!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  112. I liked santa barbara chocolate on facebook! Their chocolate looks amazing!

  113. Nicole Vallencourt says:

    oh the things I could make with this! Chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter banana ice cream, brownies, hot chocolate, chocolate coconut balls, microwave mug cake…the list is endless!

  114. Cheryl Boone says:

    No mistake, 1: hot chocolate, clean of course, 2: some for eating, 3: dipped strawberries, bananas and cake pieces!

  115. Cheryl Boone says:

    4: (lol, just thought of it) cholated dipped marshmallows! There, I’m done!

  116. I liked Santa Barbara Chocolate on FB

  117. If I won the chocolate, first, I would make that decadent hot chocolate then I would melt some down for fondue!

  118. Annie Gemmell says:

    I would certainly make this recipe if I won the contest. I would also use it to make a flour-less tart that I make every Christmas eve for dessert.

  119. sarah hussain says:

    If I win I will my husband is gonna enjoy some clean chocolate mousse and truffles

  120. leah pesso says:

    i would definitely make truffles and bark with the chocolate!

  121. Andrea Cornaby says:

    I would use it to make a chocolate tart. And some hot chocolate!

  122. Maria Lynn says:

    Hot chocolate with chocolate covered strawberries…win win!!!

  123. Maria Lynn says:

    I liked Santa Barbara Chocolates.

  124. Maria Lynn says:

    I pinned 10 chocolate recipies

  125. Risë Wood Ruhl says:

    I would make Almond Joy bars, and lots and lots of truffles!

  126. Nancy Evans Wolff says:

    I would make this hot chocolate, perfect for a snowy day in Vermont!

  127. Nancy Evans Wolff says:

    Liked Santa Barbara Chocolate’s Facebook page.

  128. Nancy Evans Wolff says:

    Pinned 10 of your amazing recipes!

  129. Vanessa Moore says:

    i would be on a death by chocolate mission, brownies, triple chocolate cookies, mole sauce and a cake or 2

  130. Andrea Cornaby says:

    I pinned 10 and now I need some chocolate because I am dying to try some of them!

  131. Denise McGowin Wilkens says:

    Had a baby in July at the age of 43! Been eating clean for 3 months and have lost almost 20 pounds…I could really use some tasty chocolate right about now!!!

    1. Denise McGowin Wilkens says:

      Thank you! Been craving some quality chocolate! Can’t wait!!!

      1. graciouspantry says:

        My pleasure! I messaged you through facebook. If you can message me back your address, I’ll forward it to my contact. Congrats!

  132. Andrea Cornaby says:

    I liked Santa Barbara Chocolates~

  133. If I won this amazing chocolate, I would first have to try this amazing recipe and then I would have to eat some plain because dark chocolate is amazing! Afterwards I think I would find more recipes on this site as I usually buy chocolate and eat it before I make stuff!!

  134. Alexis Prokous says:

    this would be great to win!!!! it sounds amazing!!!!!! I would love to try some cookie recipes with it!!

  135. I figured out how to make a banana bread without any flour– and I put banana peels that had been soaked in vanilla extract on top. I shaved chocolate over the strips of banana peel and I was loving eating those pieces just on their own!!

    I would make that bread again with this chocolate.

  136. andiesayswhat says:

    I was recently diagnosed with a gluten intolerance, and I’m getting really into cooking/baking in large batches and freezing everything! I would make lots of chocolate souffle, pudding and brownies; it should last me into spring…but I make no promises!

  137. I would love to try this chocolate in my gooey chocolate pudding recipe (Eggs, butter, chocolate, a tiny bit of flour … you get the picture). Fantastic!

  138. MaryBeth Keller says:

    Ganache! I would make lovely ganache.

  139. I’m trying to come up with a dark chocolate half pudding, half mousse pie. Dense and fluffy at the same time!

  140. Kyle Emhoff says:

    My grandmothers Chocolate Cake…

  141. Courtney Hassan says:

    I would make your coconut hot chocolate first of all. I would also try a lot of your other recipes with chocolate…clean peanut butter cups..yum!

  142. I also think I would use it to ‘coat’ fruits and nuts, especially caramel apples! OH YES, YES, YES!

  143. Kelly Fuerstenberg says:

    Looks delicious!

  144. Patricia Thompson says:

    I would try this coconut hot chocolate, make some mocha frappe and the delicious brazilian carrot cake with chocolate topping! 🙂

  145. Courtney Hassan says:

    After pinning ten of your chocolate recipes to Pinterest, I decided I would also love to make your clean eating chocolate bars! Melting some of this over pineapple sounds wonderful, as well.

  146. Does the coconut milk give it a very coconut-y flavor? I’m not a huge coconut fan, but I am a HUGE chocolate fan!

    1. graciouspantry says:

      I personally couldn’t taste the coconut. But I’m very used to drinking coconut milk. To me, it was very chocolatey.

  147. Kim Hawkins says:

    Omg!!! I was thinking about making some carmalized apples with chocolate all over them and candy sprinkles. That chocolate would make them heaven!!!!

  148. Sarah Gerten Huaman says:

    I would cover all sorts of stuff in chocolate…..almonds, walnuts, cranberries 🙂

  149. Sarah Gerten Huaman says:

    I’ve liked Santa Barbabra Chocolate on FB!

  150. Silvia Sanchez says:

    This delicious looking coconut hot chocolate is at the top of my list follow by chocolate dip strawberries. Yum!

  151. I pinned 10 of your clean chocolate recipes!

  152. Tirzah Wood Bourque says:

    The list is long…. I would make this hot chocolate and some chocolate cupcakes. Love some chocolate!!!

  153. Tirzah Wood Bourque says:

    Like Santa Barbara’s Chocolate FB Page.

  154. Tirzah Wood Bourque says:

    I pinned 10 of your chocolate recipes.

  155. T.Rae Maestas says:

    aside from making this fabulous coconut milk hot cocoa, i will attempt mexican mole, homemade Twix bars and bounds of delicious dessert things, especially my favorite, Mud pie! 😉 p.s. liked SBC on FB & pinned 10 on Pinterest

    need my chocolate fix! 😀

    1. graciouspantry says:

      Hey T. Rae!! That mole sounds yummy!!

  156. Oh my, I’d start with your coconut hot cocoa and work my way thru most of the chocolate recipes on your blog! Cookies, fondue, turtles…

  157. I liked the Santa Barbara Facebook page!

  158. Coconut hot chocolate yummy. I also liked Santa Barbara Chocolate on fb & pinned 10 clean chocolate recipes 🙂

  159. Becky Kupsky-Gross says:

    This coconut hot chocolate looks absolutely sinful!!!!!!!!!!! I definitely will be making that for Christmas! No calories in holiday food and drink, right?!?!

  160. Alissa Barry says:

    I “liked” the Santa Barbara FB page! 🙂

  161. Love this recipe! If I won all that chocolate I would definitely be making this! Brownies too!

  162. charrington says:

    LIKED Santa Barbara Chocolates!

  163. Kat McPherran says:

    I would cover yummy nuts and dried fruits (thank you Excalibur dehydrator!) in cholate and I would BAKE, BAKE, BAKE! That’s all I ever do!

  164. Kat McPherran says:

    Liked the page, commented already and pinned 10 of my faves 🙂

  165. charrington says:

    Pinned 10 clean chocolate recipes…!!!!

  166. Love love love this, it’s getting colder here, enjoying it even more!!!

  167. Maria E. Delgado says:

    MY WORD!!!! I need this!

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  169. E. Hernandez says:

    I ALWAYS add sweet potato purée to my hot chocolate for my kids. It adds dome nutrients and thickens the texture. I just roast, purée and freeze little cubes ahead of time. Though you wouldn’t need to thicken this recipe!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      E. Hernandez – No, this one is pretty thick. But I do have a sweet potato hot chocolate recipe on my blog. 🙂

  170. I’m not familiar with this chocolate. Your recipe says 100% cocoa, but baking chocolate. Is this shaped more measurably like chocolate chips, or in bar form? Recipe sounds delicious!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Kathy – Yes, the chocolate came in flat, round chips. They were easy to measure.

  171. Would this turn out okay if made on the stove? I want to make it for christmas dinner but I believe our only crock pot will be in use by my mother. ???? I’m guessing if I kept it at a low temp and watched it carefully, it might be okay…I’m just worried about the bottom burning. Thoughts?

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Rose – This is a stove top recipe. Not a slow cooker recipe.

  172. Could you use carob powder instead of cocoa? I cannot have caffeine or thiomobrine, which both are in cocoa :/

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Tina – Sure! If memory serves, they have about the sam consistency. That being said, I haven’t tried it. So it’s hard to give a completely certain answer.

  173. Bonnie Grady says:

    I’m sorry, but I’m confused. To me “100% cocoa” means the powdered version, and “baking chocolate, unsweetened” means the block. Then you say “Pour in the chocolate” which sounds like liquid, and then you speak of the chocolate melting. I’m sorry, but what kind of chocolate did you use, please? Thanks!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Bonnie – I reworded it for you. It’s 100% pure cocoa baking chocolate. Nothing else added.

  174. Now this is definitely on the to make list! Yummy and it doubles as dessert bonus!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Anne – Ya, that was a very happy surprise! LOL!

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