Easy Delicious Creamy Hot Chocolate Low Carb Sugar-free Recipe
Keto hot chocolate

Keto Creamy Hot Chocolate with Butter

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If you are missing the warm, creamy and comfort taste of a delicious hot chocolate, here we offer you a low carb alternative for your regular hot chocolate.

The process is pretty simple by just adding all ingredients into boiling water and let it dissolve, but the variations are limitless.

Think about changing your butter for almond butter or coconut butter, it will add some exotic flavor into your palette and together with a mix of crushed nuts and berries – a totally new drink. Keto energy bars also will taste good dipped in this hot chocolate.

If you will dry and feel like it’s too sweet or something lacing, try adding a hint of peppermint and lime zest. It will replace the buttery taste with something more exotic, the contrast of taste in one plate (or cup) is what makes real cooking shine and develop in your mouth.

This is just a basic sugar-free hot chocolate recipe which you can change according to your taste. We use unsweetened cocoa powder, butter, boiling water and a tiny bit of vanilla extract.

Low carb hot chocolate

Some excellent alternatives and additions you can try are:

  • Replace boiling water with hot unsweetened almond milk (or coconut milk)
  • Add 1 tablespoon of heavy cream for extra creaminess and milky taste.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of this MCT powder for good fats and foamy texture. As you already know, MCT provides a great deal of energy, mental performance and helps you with ketosis. Having MCT powder in this drink is a great way to boost your energy level.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of this Keto Collagen for extra frothy texture and taste. Collagen also has many incredible benefits for your skin, hair, and nails. If you’re experiencing hair loss, aging skin or digestive and gut issues, collagen can help.

Note: You can turn this drink into cupcake by simply making it in a heatproof cup, adding few spoons of almond flour and one small egg, put in the oven for 15 min. The delicious, keto positive chocolate cupcake with nuts or coconut topping is here!

Let’s Do It!

Get all your ingredients ready.

hot chocolate ingredients

Boil water. In a tall blender cup, add unsalted butter, cocoa powder, water and vanilla extract in and blend for 25 seconds or until foam forms.

blend chocolate in a tall cup

Pour in a cup and enjoy.

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Keto Hot Chocolate Recipe


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Keto Creamy Hot Chocolate

This keto-friendly hot chocolate is a simple and easy to make low-carb beverage.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword hot chocolate, keto hot chocolate, low carb hot chocolate
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 116kcal
Author KetoVale Team


Main Ingredients



  • Bring the water to a boil.
  • Combine all ingredients in a tall blender cup and blend for 25 seconds or until foam forms.
  • Pour in a cup and enjoy.



Nutrition Facts
Keto Creamy Hot Chocolate
Amount Per Serving
Calories 116 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 115mg5%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 355IU7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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