Overnight Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Prep Time:

3-5 hours

Cook Time:

3-5 hours


4 servings


172 calories


  • ¼ c cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 3-5 Tbls maple syrup

  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon optional

  • 1 pinch sea salt

  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

  • 1½ c unsweetened almond milk or light coconut milk for creamier texture

  • ½ c chia seeds


Step 1

In a small mixing bowl, add cacao powder (sift first to reduce clumps), maple syrup, ground cinnamon, salt, and vanilla and whisk to combine.

Step 2

Add a little dairy-free milk at a time and whisk until a paste forms. Then add remaining dairy-free milk and whisk until smooth.

Step 3

Serve chilled with desired toppings, such as fruit, granola, or coconut whipped cream.


Leftovers keep covered in the fridge for 4-5 days, though best when fresh.


1 serving: 172 calories, 22.1g carbohydrates, 4.7g protein, 7.8g fat, .8 saturated fat, 1 cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 8.3g fiber, 9.2g sugar.