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a cup of bone broth hot chocolate topped with whipped cream.

Bone Broth Hot Chocolate Recipe

Bone broth hot chocolate is the perfect healthy drink this season. This warm cozy drink is packed with collagen and nutrient dense bone broth, helping to protect your skin from the harsh winter cold. What could be better than the added health benefits? You won’t be able to tell there is bone broth in it! The rich chocolate flavor and the use of non-salted broth will make it undetectable to your family and friends.

A cup of healthy bone broth hot chocolate topped with whipped cream.

Why Use Bone Broth?

This hot chocolate contains bone broth because it is truly a superfood packed with collagen, amino acids, and minerals. With its rich collagen content, bone broth nourishes your skin, hair, and nails, while also supporting joint health, promoting flexibility, and reducing discomfort. Collagen also works wonders for your gut, soothing inflammation and healing the digestive lining. Its the perfect ingredient to help nourish and protect your skin during the cold winter months.

But the benefits don’t stop there. By consuming bone broth, you’re providing your body with essential nutrients like calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus, which support strong bones and teeth. The amino acids present in bone broth contribute to muscle repair and growth, making this bone broth hot chocolate an excellent choice for children.

With so many health benefits to offer, bone broth makes a valuable addition to your diet and your hot chocolate!

Learn more about the benefits of bone broth here.

Does It Taste Like Bone Broth?

Not at all! The chocolaty goodness in this warm winter drink makes the bone broth completely undetectable. I’ve never actually revealed to my children that this hot chocolate contains bone broth, and they remain blissfully unaware. In fact, they enthusiastically gulp down this hot chocolate whenever I make it.

A cup of healthy bone broth hot chocolate topped with whipped cream.

Which Bone Broth Should I Use?

The secret to getting all the health benefits of bone broth in this recipe, without it tasting like hot chicken or beef juice, is to use unsalted or low-sodium bone broth. If you decide to make your own bone broth at home, omit the salt, onions, and garlic in your next batch. This will result in a less savory broth that is better suited for making this bone broth hot chocolate recipe. If you haven’t attempted making your own bone broth yet but would like to give it a try, take a look at this stove-top recipe.

If you’re purchasing bone broth to use in this recipe, opt for beef bone broth, as it naturally tends to have lower sodium content compared to chicken bone broths. Excellent low sodium bone broth options are available from brands like Dr .Kellyanne and Bare Bones.

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Bone Broth Hot Chocolate Recipe

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Recipe by Samantha Citro
Servings

6

servings
Cooking time

10

minutes
Total time

15

minutes

Bone broth hot chocolate is the perfect healthy drink this season. This warm cozy drink is packed with collagen and nutrient dense bone broth, helping to protect your skin from the harsh winter cold. What could be better than the added health benefits? You won’t be able to tell there is bone broth in it! The rich chocolate flavor and the use of non-salted broth will make it undetectable to your family and friends.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cocoa powder

  • 1 cup 1 granulated sugar

  • 1 tsp 1 vanilla extract

  • 2 cups 2 low-sodium bone broth

  • 4 cups 4 whole milk

Directions

  • In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the cocoa powder, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, bone broth, and whole milk.
  • Whisk the ingredients continuously over medium heat to prevent it from burning. Continue whisking until the sugar is fully dissolved.
  • Bring the mixture to a gentle simmer for approximately one minute, then remove it from the heat.
  • Serve the bone broth hot chocolate warm topped with marshmallows or whipped cream.

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