Hot Chocolate with Orange

freshly grated peel from 1 medium-sized organic orange
2 tablespoons dark cocoa powder
20 drops (or to taste) liquid stevia
1 cup = 240 ml water
1/2 cup = 120 ml organic heavy cream


  1. Take a tea filter or mesh ball and place the orange peel in there. Close tightly.
  2. Place all ingredients, including the tea filter or mesh ball, in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat until steaming hot. Don’t let boil.
  3. Remove the tea filter.
  4. Pour the drink into two heatproof mugs or glasses and serve. You can garnish each serving with whipped cream and freshly grated orange peel.