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Red velvet beetroot hot chocolate in a glass mug with hands holding it.

Red Velvet Beetroot Hot Chocolate

  • Author: Ally Milligan
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Beverage
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: American


Red velvet beetroot hot chocolate! A delicious, healthy winter drink. Made with raw cacao powder, cooked beets, creamy dairy-free milk, and naturally sweetened with dates. Add in maca powder for an adaptogenic healthy boost.


  • 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk of choice
  • 1/2 medium cooked beet
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 24 pitted Medjool dates, depending on desired sweetness
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon maca powder, optional


  1. Add all ingredients to a high speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and warm over medium-low heat until mixture reaches desired temperature.
  3. Divide between two large mugs and top with toppings, like coconut whipped cream, cacao nibs, or extra cinnamon, if using. Enjoy!

Keywords: beetroot hot chocolate, beet hot chocolate, red velvet hot chocolate, healthy hot chocolate