Starbucks Replacement Ideas – Orange Cocoa



  • 2 Tbsp cocoa
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 3/4 c boiling water
  • grated rind of 1/2 orange
  • 2 c milk
  • whipped cream
  • extra lemon or orange rind for garnish


  1. In saucepan, combine cocoa, sugar, and hot water. Sir to combine.
  2. Add grated orange rind.
  3. Add milk, heat over medium low heat until piping hot.
  4. Strain. Garnish, if desired. Serve.

This can be done in the microwave as well, if you use single servings, and heat the cocoa and sugar and water first so that it blends.  Then add milk and orange rind, heat until hot.  Strain, garnish, and serve.

About Cathy Tibbles

In 2007 Cathy's Hubby was diagnosed with celiac disease and Strawberries Are Gluten Free was born. The early days of SAGF are chock full of all the newly converted recipes. More recently the articles are trending to cool new products, events, local news and family tales.

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