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keto hot chocolate in a sauce pan
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5 from 13 votes

Keto Hot Chocolate - 1 Net Carb

Easy keto hot chocolate can be made in 5 minutes with 4 simple ingredients. A dairy free option is provided as well as stovetop and microwave instructions.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, recipe for keto hot chocolate
Servings: 2
Calories: 243kcal




  • Heat the almond milk and the heavy cream in a small sauce pan over medium heat until it is steaming...about 5 minutes. Whisk in the cocoa powder and sweetener until fully incorporated. Serve in 2 mugs.


  • Heat the almond milk and heavy cream in 2 mugs for 2-3 minutes or until the desired temperature. Stir in the cocoa powder and the sweetener. Serve


  • DAIRY FREE: Almond milk is dairy free but to make this recipe completely dairy free, replace the heavy cream with canned full fat coconut milk.
  • NUTRITION: The nutrition information below is for 1 cup of the hot chocolate using heavy cream and Ghirardelli cocoa powder.
  • It is important to heat the liquid before adding in the cocoa powder or it will clump and be harder to incorporate.
  • Use unsweetened almond milk for the least amount of carbs


Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 27g | Fiber: 3g