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keto low carb hot chocolate in a glass mug with whipped cream and cinnamon

Easy Keto Low-Carb Hot Chocolate

Easy Keto Low-Carb Hot Chocolate is the best, quick recipe to make your own homemade keto friendly mix using unsweetened cocoa, almond milk and sugar free sweetener. If you want a drink with no almond milk, substitute heavy cream.
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword keto hot chocolate, keto hot cocoa, low carb hot chocolate
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 68kcal


Homemade Whipped Cream


Hot Chocolate

  • Place a saucepan or pot on medium-high heat and add the chocolate chips.
  • Allow the chips to melt for about 1 minute and then add the hot water, unsweetened cocoa powder, and sweetener.
  • Stir constantly for 2-3 minutes until the chocolate chips have melted.
  • Add in the vanilla and stir.
  • Lower the heat to medium and add in the almond milk and whisk. Do not boil, heat until the hot chocolate reaches your desired temperature. Whisk for a few minutes until there are no clumps.
  • Serve in mugs.

Homemade Whipped Cream

  • Add the whipping cream to a mixing bowl. Use a hand mixer and mix for 2 minutes. Add in the sweetener. Mix until whipped cream forms.



  • You can use any milk/milk alternative you wish.
  • You can substitute heavy cream or a mix of cream and almond milk in the recipe if you wish.


Serving: 1drink | Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g