Maca Root Hot Cocoa

a spoon with maca root powder on it next to a mug of hot cocoa and a black and white striped napkin

This Maca Root Hot Cocoa is easy to make with simple ingredients and is perfect when stress in your life is high and you need so, time to relax and rejuvenate.

  • Author: Maryea Flaherty of Happy Healthy Mama
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: drink recipes
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


  • 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk, or milk of choice
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder, higher quality will yield the best taste
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons maca root powder


  1. In a small saucepan over low heat, gently heat the almond milk until hot.
  2. Whisk in the cacao powder, maple syrup, and maca root powder until well combined and no lumps remain.
  3. Serve immediately.


*This can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week and reheated as needed.


Keywords: maca root