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Keto hot chocolate in a clear plastic mug, topped with whipped cream and cocoa powder

Keto Hot Chocolate

Treat yourself to a cup of rich, dreamy, decadent keto hot chocolate! You only need 5 ingredients plus water and 10 minutes to whip up this low-carb indulgence.
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Diet Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword gluten-free, hot chocolate, keto, keto hot chocolate, low carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 434kcal


  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • 1-2 tablespoons powdered Stevia (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  • Add the water, cocoa powder, stevia, vanilla, and cinnamon (if using) to a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk well until the mixture is smooth.
  • Allow the mixture to come to a light simmer, then add the heavy cream and stir.
  • Continue heating until the hot chocolate is steaming.
  • Pour into two mugs.


This recipe is for 2 servings of hot chocolate.
Because this drink is best served right away, storing is not recommended.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 434kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.8g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 48.3g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 160mg | Sodium: 40.3mg | Potassium: 128.7mg | Fiber: 5.7g | Sugar: 0.3g | Net carbs: 3.1g