cup of Sugar Free Chocolate Chai from Pyure recipe using stevia

Sugar Free Chocolate Chai

Cocoa powder and Pyure are accented with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and even pepper to give this rich hot chocolate an authentic Indian flavor.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Pyure Organic All-Purpose Stevia Sweetener
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each ground nutmeg, cloves and cardamom
  • Pinch salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 cups (1 L) almond milk or water
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) coconut whipped cream (optional)
  • 1 oz (30 g) dark chocolate, shaved (optional)


  1. Whisk together cocoa powder, sweetener, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, salt and pepper. (Can be covered tightly and stored at room temperature for up to 1 month.)
  2. To serve, warm almond milk until steaming or bring water to boil; whisk in cocoa mixture until well combined and smooth. Pour into four cups. Serve immediately.
  3. Garnish with a dollop of coconut whipped cream and sprinkle of shaved chocolate (if using). Serve immediately.
  4. TIP: Use vanilla almond milk or add 1/4 tsp (1 mL) vanilla extract just before serving.
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