Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding | Dairy Free Dessert

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This Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding is a dairy free dessert that everyone in the family will love! I don’t eat a lot of desserts but sometimes I just get a serious craving for chocolate. Since the holidays are right around the corner, I thought I would share this Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding recipe with you. Traditionally, Mexican Hot Chocolate has a bit of cinnamon in it. So, I have taken the idea of Mexican Hot Chocolate and turned it into this Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding recipe.

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding | Dairy Free Desserts

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding | Dairy Free Desserts

One of my favorite flavor combinations from when I was a child is chocolate and orange. I can remember loving the candied oranges dipped in chocolate fondue. I’ve taken a bit of a healthier twist on that old favorite by adding orange juice to this Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding recipe. If that’s not a flavor combination you enjoy, you can substitute a dash of real vanilla extract instead.

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Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding | Dairy Free Desserts

15 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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  • 13.5 ounce can of full fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup American Heritage Chocolate Drink
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp orange juice


  1. In a pan, whisk the coconut milk, American Heritage Chocolate Drink, real maple syrup and sea salt.
  2. Bring it to a boil, stirring constantly.
  3. Turn it down to simmer, stirring occasionally, and cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove it from the heat and stir in the orange juice.
  5. Pour into serving dishes and refrigerate until it sets.
  6. Top with shaved American Heritage Chocolate and orange zest.

American Heritage Chocolate is an authentic historic line of products that is based on a recipe from the 1750s. It’s made with all natural ingredients and no preservatives. American Heritage Chocolate is an artisinal dark chocolate that contains 63% cacao. It’s mildly spicy and slightly sweet because it is flavored with a blend of spices and ingredients that were available during colonial times including cinnamon, nutmeg, chili pepper, orange, anise and vanilla.

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding | Dairy Free Desserts

American Heritage Chocolate is kosher certified, made without dairy, wheat, peanuts or tree nuts and it’s made in a facility that doesn’t contain peanuts and tree nuts.  It can be used in recipe replacing semi-sweet chocolate at a one to one ratio. American Heritage Chocolate is available in chocolate sticks, chocolate bites, chocolate blocks and finely grated chocolate drink.

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding | Dairy Free Desserts

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American Heritage Chocolate is sold at over 130 fine gift shops at historic sites and museums in the United States. As of November 12, you can also find American Heritage Chocolate in the heart of Times Square at M&M’S World. If you love the taste of Mexican chocolate, you’ll want to check out my Mexican Coffee recipe as well!

Looking for a Paleo dessert? Try this dark chocolate pudding recipe!

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  1. This looks delicious! I'm looking a few new dessert for the holidays, I'm going to try this!
  2. This looks really good! Now I am hungry!
  3. Kelly Hutchinson says
    I love chocolate and I think this is a great recipe to use some of my American heritage chocolate. I love to see new vegan recipes
  4. Oh that sounds so good. It must taste awesome with that hint of orange juice in it.
  5. Stephanie @ Diary of a Debutante says
    YUM. Can't believe it's dairy free. Looks seriously delish!xo, Stephanie Diary of a Debutante
  6. Melissa M. Miller says
    I can't believe how easy this looks! I've saved the recipe to my ZipList. I'm definitely going to try this. 


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