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hot chocolate in a clear glass with whipped topping
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Keto Hot Chocolate

A sugar-free, gluten-free thick hot chocolate recipe. The perfect healthy hot winter drink for keto diets. Top with whipped cream and enjoy!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 235kcal
Author: Amber @ Low Carb Quick



  • Add all ingredients to a medium sauce pan on low heat.
  • Mix constantly until all the ingredients have dissolved, and you notice the mixture starts to thicken. 
  • Remove from heat and stir.
  • Add heavy whipping cream to a bowl and mix until peaks form.
  • Pour into a mug or cup and top with the topping of your choice. Top with whipped cream.
  • Enjoy warm.


For strict keto diets, omit the cornstarch to further reduce carb count. 
Make dry ingredients ahead of time and store in a jar. Leftovers should be refrigerated and reheated the same day.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 339mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 441IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 332mg | Iron: 2mg