Baby, it’s cold outside! Let’s make some keto hot chocolate! This hot chocolate is the perfect way to treat yourself on a cold winter morning. It’s creamy, chocolaty, and sweet. You’ll have a hard time believing this hot chocolate is really keto-friendly!
This recipe is quick and easy. There are only four simple ingredients, and it’s ready in around five minutes. It might just become your favorite go-to cold weather treat!
For more drink recipes to keep you cozy when it’s cold outside, don’t miss this Oatmeal Cookie Coffee and this spicy and sweet Keto Hot Toddy. Both will warm up your mood and tummy on a cold, brisk day!
Why You’ll Love This Low Carb Hot Chocolate
- You just need four easy ingredients!
- It’s low carb and perfect for the keto diet.
- You can stay warm inside your house and make your own homemade hot cocoa and not have to get out in the cold winter weather to run to the store.
- Almond milk
- Heavy whipping cream
- Swerve sweetener
- Cocoa powder
How To Make Keto Hot Chocolate
In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine all the ingredients.
Whisk well for 2 to 3 minutes or until the desired temperature is reached.
Optional: Serve topped with whipped cream and a light dusting of cocoa powder.
Pro Tip: If you want to make your keto hot chocolate recipe sweeter, add in more Swerve!
Whipped Cream: If you want a little bit more sweetness, top with whipped cream!
Add more cocoa powder: Even though there is cocoa powder in the keto hot cocoa, an extra dusting on top is excellent!
How to Store
This hot chocolate made with almond milk doesn’t make a huge batch, but if you need to store it for later, just put it in the fridge.
How to Reheat
When the time comes to enjoy your cup of hot cocoa, pop it in the microwave and reheat it until it’s hot. Be sure to give it a stir before taking your first sip!
Toppings Suggestions for Almond Milk Hot Chocolate
Anything that you put on top needs to be keto-friendly so keep that in mind! I’m all about trying new toppings, so have fun and let me know if you find anything good.
Some topping suggestions:
- Sugar free dark chocolate chips
- Sugar free chocolate sauce
- Sugar free Marshmallows
Change it up with each cup. It’s so warm and delicious that topping can make each cup of keto-friendly hot chocolate taste totally unique.
Can you use pre-made whipped cream?
Yes, just use it in moderation if you are tracking your carbs and/or calories.
Can I use cashew milk for this recipe?
You can try! I’ve actually never used cashew milk for this hot cocoa recipe, but it could be a way to try another flavor. Just keep in mind that your macros will change a little.
Is cinnamon keto approved?
It is! You can use cinnamon and stick to your keto diet! A dash of cinnamon would taste amazing in this keto hot cocoa recipe.
This is the perfect drink recipe to warm up your belly during the cold winter months. Grab your favorite mug, and cheers to the day!
I have several keto-friendly holiday recipes that I hope will find a place on your table. This Raspberry Swirl Keto Cheesecake is always a crowd-pleaser and will definitely WOW your guests! If you’re visiting family and friends, these Sausage Balls are a perfect appetizer to share, and they always go quickly.
More Keto Drink Recipes
- In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine all the ingredients.
- Whisk well for 2 to 3 minutes or until the desired temperature is reached.
- Optional: Serve topped with whipped cream and a light dusting of cocoa powder.
CALORIES: 142 | FAT: 14 g | PROTEIN: 2 g | NET CARBS: 3 g