Keto hot chocolate
- 1 oz. (2 tbsp) 28 g (30 ml) unsalted butter
- 1 tbsp 1 tbsp cocoa powder
- 2½ tsp 2½ tsp powdered erythritol
- ¼ tsp ¼ tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup 240 ml boiling water
- Put the ingredients in a tall beaker to use with an immersion blender.
- Mix for 15-20 seconds or until there's a fine foam on top.
- Pour the hot cocoa carefully into cups and enjoy.
If you want to make your hot cocoa even richer, add a dollop of whipped coconut cream before serving. Or whipped heavy cream if you tolerate dairy.
Replace the water with full-fat milk for a richer taste. But keep in mind that the carb count will go up about 11 grams per cup.
If you want something extra, add a few chocolate shavings or a sprinkle of cinnamon on top!
Use ghee (clarified butter) or coconut oil for a dairy-free option.
Enjoy it right away
This recipe isn't good for preparing ahead of time. Once chilled, the melted butter will set and separate which will leave you with a grainy mixture.
If this accidentally happens, you can reheat it in a sauce pan over medium heat and then pulse it with an immersion blender until smooth and frothy again.
None of the recipes here work. The aren't sweetened. You have to sweeten chocolate or it tastes disgusting. Just use low carb sweetener.
Can I take it as a breakfast instead of bulletproof coffee?
Don't like coffee, so happy to fine a fast easy hot choc☕ 😁
This is my fix:
Heavy cream (36% - more fat better!) - fill your mug so you can still stir vigorously
Add while stirring chocolate powder to colour - darker better? I use a small whisk.
Sweeten to taste with monk fruit
Microwave and watch so you stop “just” as it starts to boil - don’t walk away.
A final stir to finish
On keto, milk is not a good option as it is too high carb and has too much lactose without enough fat.
what other sweetener can you use if you have trouble with erythrytol (bowels)?
Here is our guide to sweeteners to give you other options.
Be sure to read the Metamucil labels carefully as some contain sugar or maltodextrin.
Sounds great! Just be aware that switching those ingredients does increase the carb count.