I don’t know about you, but I grew up drinking chocolate milk. It was almost a treat that my parents would give me. There is something very comforting about chocolate milk.
it was something I used to get as an adult to have a reminder of my childhood.
However, when I became vegan, obviously, the main ingredient is dairy milk, so I was unable to keep buying it, or even making it.
But, I didn’t have to think hard about how I can make it vegan. The method is very straightforward, you need 2 main ingredients really:
And potentially a few more, but essentially, these are the 2 main ingredients.
Does Vegan Milk Chocolate Exist?
Vegan chocolate milk does exist! It’s available for purchase from the stores as well as making it yourself at home.
The good news is, that making vegan chocolate milk is so, so easy, you wished you did it years ago.
Some alternatives at the shops are good, but they are often loaded with all sorts of nasty stuff, like excessive sugar. It’s always best to make it yourself!
What Is Vegan Chocolate Milk Made Of?
Depends on where you buy from, or what ingredients have been used if made homemade. However, typically, here are the ingredients that vegan chocolate milk is made of:
- Dairy-Free Milk
- Cocoa Powder
- Sugar (could be liquid sweetener)
- Preservatives & Additives are likely to be present if it’s bought from the store.
- Fortified Vitamins
- Sodium Ascorbate
- Natural Flavor
Homemade vegan chocolate milk tends to have a lot cleaner ingredients, often only a handful of ingredients. Here are some of them:
- Dairy-Free Milk
- Cocoa Powder
- Sugar Or Other Sweeteners
- Dried Fruit, Like Dates
Some recipes can even have as less as 3 ingredients: Dairy-free milk, cocoa powder & a sweetener.
Can You Buy Vegan Chocolate Milk?
If you don’t feel like making vegan chocolate milk at home, you can certainly buy it from the stores!
Here are some brands that do vegan chocolate milk:
- Alpro Chocolate Milk
- Kiki Milk
- Bored Cow
- OWYN Protein Chocolate Milk
- Almond Breeze
Some of these brands make really tasty vegan chocolate milk, some of those of which are quite clean.
Best Vegan Chocolate Milk Recipes:
Now, let’s get to the recipes. They are all fairly easy to make, and taste absolutely delicious.
It’s definitely worth making your own vegan chocolate milk, not just for healthier purposes, but it’s also much cheaper!
1. Homemade Vegan Chocolate Milk
This recipe takes 5 minutes to put together! You can make this at any time of the day, whenever you get 5 spare minutes.
if you have kids, they will certainly appreciate it!
2. Chocolate Milk With Almond Milk
What I really like about this recipe, is the fact that the dairy-free milk is made there and then. You don’t just end up using bottled dairy-free milk, the dairy-free milk is done at home!
And even so, the whole recipe takes roughly 10 minutes to do, so for making everything from scratch, I think this recipe is relatively quick!
3. 3 Ingredients Chocolate Milk
Okay, it really doesn’t get more simple than that, you ONLY need 3 ingredients to make vegan chocolate milk.
If you are someone who likes quick and easy with a minimal amount of ingredients, this recipe is for you!
4. Date Sweetened Chocolate Milk
If you are someone who is keeping it clean when it comes to your diet, this chocolate milk recipe uses dates to sweeten the chocolate milk.
It’s also paleo-friendly, and vegan-friendly and is only a handful of ingredients!
5. 1 Minute Chocolate Hazelnut Milk
We all know that chocolate and hazelnut work so well together. So, why not try chocolate hazelnut milk?
This recipe takes one minute to make!! Yep, 1 minute!
5 Easy Tasty Vegan Chocolate Milk Recipes
- Choose a recipe from the list above.
- Cook the recipe based on the recipe's instructions.
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