Protein Hot Chocolate

Santa and elf mug full of protein hot chocolate with whip cream on top. Candle, mini trees and wreath Christmas decorations in the background.

Protein Hot Chocolate

Are you looking for an excuse to break out the holiday themed mugs? Yes?  Then this three ingredient hot chocolate recipe is perfect! Creamy, chocolatey, and protein-packed, it is the ultimate crisp winter morning or post sledding adventure beverage. Cozy up with a mug of this Protein Hot Chocolate!

Prep time: 2 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • Whipped cream
  • Candy cane
  • Sprinkles
  • Cinnamon
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the milk, Chocolate Pounamu Protein Powder, sugar, and cocoa powder (if using).
  2. Whisk vigorously to combine all of the ingredients until the mixture is silky smooth.
  3. Place the saucepan over medium heat and whisk the mixture often until creamy and warm. Make sure to keep the mixture from boiling.
  4. Once it is at the desired temperature and thickness, serve immediately.
  5. (Optional) Add your favorite toppings! Whipped cream, sprinkles, and candy canes give this warm recipe the perfect touch.  If you're feeling really creative, you can make a S'more to dip into this wonderful creation!
  6. Enjoy :)  

  • Best enjoyed in an over-the-top holiday mug! 
  • You can always super charge it with a shot of an adult beverage ;-)