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3 Mushroom Hot Chocolate Recipes

3 Mushroom Hot Chocolate Recipes
Written by Real Mushrooms - Updated: October 23, 2023

For those who like their healthy mushrooms chocolate-flavored, these next 3 recipes for mushroom hot chocolate will surely hit the spot.

Luckily, we’ve done most of the heavy lifting so that you can quickly and easily enjoy a brew of hot chocolate with the power of mushroom extracts. This delight will give your winter body the cozy but healthy boost it needs. Our Mushroom Hot Chocolate Mix with 5 Defenders is a blend of premium organic ingredients with 5 of the best immune-supporting mushroom powder extracts.

The ingredients in this pre-made blend are as follows:

  • The most delicious, organic, sustainable, heirloom cacao powder we could get our hands on
  • Organic coconut sugar
  • Organic vanilla
  • Organic Turkey Tail extract
  • Organic Maitake extract
  • Organic Shiitake extract
  • Organic Reishi extract
  • Organic Chaga extract
  • Himalayan Salt

If you’re wondering what’s so special about the mushroom extracts in this mix and how they can help support your body and mind’s wellbeing, we recommend reading our article 7 Medicinal Mushrooms and Their Health Benefits.

Mushroom hot chocolate recipes

We GUARANTEE that this hot chocolate mix is superb when made simply with hot water or your favorite milk or milk substitute.

HOWEVER, we like to get creative with our mushroom drinks, so here is some additional inspiration for how you can level-up this already delicious but healthy treat.

Now onto the mushroom hot chocolate recipes!


  • 200 ml (7 fl oz) oat milk or milk of your choice
  • 1/4 cup eggnog
  • 2 tbsps of Real Mushrooms Hot Chocolate Mix
  • Peppermint oil, start with one drop and add more to taste
  • If you want your latte to taste more heavily of nog, swap the recommended amounts of eggnog and milk.


  • Boil ginger into a 1/4 cup of water (then remove ginger)
  • Whisk 2 tbsps of Real Mushrooms Hot Chocolate Mix into the hot ginger water
  • Steam 200 ml (7 fl oz) of oat milk (or milk of your choice) and add a dash of cinnamon
  • Mix steamed milk into the hot chocolate


  • 1 cup oat milk or milk of your choice
  • 2 tbsps of Real Mushrooms Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 1 oz shot of Baileys*
  • Optional: top with whip + sprinkle hot chocolate powder
  • *Sub baileys for an Irish coffee creamer or coffee syrup

Watch the video below for a quick capture of our Baileys Hot Chocolate recipe. Be sure to tag us in any shots you take of your own delicious brew-making!

Real Mushrooms is the premier provider of organic mushroom extracts, verified for the beneficial medicinal compounds like beta-glucans and free from starchy fillers like grains. With over 40 years of mushroom growing experience, Real Mushrooms prides itself on providing a transparent source of functional mushrooms that you can trust. All the information provided on our blog has been reviewed by our science and medical team.

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