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Chocolate Coconut Water

If you loved Zico Chocolate Coconut Water then you will love this copycat version. This Chocolate Coconut Water is creamy, light, and refreshing!

If you love chocolate and coconut as much as I do, be sure to check out some of my other favorite recipes like my Dark Chocolate Coconut Squares, Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies, or my Chocolate Coconut Loaf Cake.

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Why You'll Love This Recipe

If you love Zico Chocolate Coconut Water then you will love this easy recipe to make your own homemade Chocolate Coconut Water! I used to buy Zico Chocolate Coconut Water all the time. But, it's not organic, so I knew I could make a better option at home!

This Chocolate Coconut Water is incredibly easy to make. I use coconut milk, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and coconut water. I cook this together on the stovetop, very similar to making hot chocolate! Then, chill, and you have your own homemade Chocolate Coconut Water in your fridge at all times.

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Ingredients for Chocolate Coconut Water

Real Coco Organic Coconut Milk

Wholesome Organic Cane Sugar

NuNaturals Organic Dutch Cocoa Powder

Frontier Co-Op Fine Sea Salt

Harmless Harvest Organic Coconut Water

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Why Organic

Why use organic ingredients in this recipe? You all know I’m a huge organic advocate, and I bet you may be thinking sometimes, Why would I even bother to use organic ingredients in something that is so sweet and indulgent? But, that is the exact reason why you should use organic ingredients! Sweet things need to have flavor in order to be good, otherwise they are just sweet and they don’t taste like much else. Organic ingredients are more pure than conventional ones, therefore they actually have more flavor than the non organic options. Say it with me, organic means more flavor! And not just more flavor but a more true and pure flavor. And organic ingredients are much healthier for you to eat in general as they do not contain GMOs or anything artificial. Plus, you are being environmentally friendly when you choose organic ingredients!

So, I highly recommend that you buy the best organic ingredients for this recipe! You can also shop my Amazon Storefront for all my favorite organic ingredients here. Tip – hover over each ingredient to see the name. And if you want to learn more about organic foods and the difference, read my post here on Food Labels and What They Mean.

Chocolate Coconut Water

Recipe by MimiDifficulty: Easy



This refreshing chocolate coconut water is one you'll want to have in your fridge at all times. The creamy, chocolatey, and coconut flavor hits all the right notes.


  • 2 cups organic unsweetened vanilla coconut milk

  • 21 grams (1 1/2 tablespoons) organic cane sugar

  • 10 grams (2 tablespoons) organic Dutch cocoa

  • pinch of fine sea salt

  • 11 ounces organic coconut water


  • In a small saucepan, add the coconut milk, cane sugar, and cocoa powder. Heat until it reaches 140°F and the cocoa and sugar are completely combined. Remove from heat.
  • Add in the coconut water and stir to combine completely. Place in the fridge for at least 4 hours or until cold.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.


  • High Altitude – Follow the recipe as noted.

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