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Super Creamy Keto Hot Chocolate

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This hot chocolate is incredibly delicious, creamy, chocolatey and satisfying! It's a real treat for all chocolate lovers, especially those of us who adore dark chocolate. It's the perfect holiday drink to enjoy with your friends and family.

The two main ingredients that make this liquid fat bomb super creamy are unsweetened chocolate (aka cacao paste) and almond butter. I used roasted almond butter to enhance the flavour.

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Tips and Substitutions

  • For extra protein: 1-2 scoops Perfect Keto Collagen or your preferred collagen powder
  • For extra fats: 1-2 tbsp Brain Octane Oil (15 ml) or 1-2 tbsp Perfect Keto MCT Oil Powder
  • You can use raw or roasted almond butter. I prefer roasted as it enhances the flavour. Instead of unsweetened chocolate, you can use 85% dark chocolate or 90% dark chocolate and skip the sweetener.

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Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs6.9 grams
Protein8.6 grams
Fat36.8 grams
Calories430 kcal

Calories from carbs 7%, protein 9%, fat 84%

Total carbs13.7 gramsFiber6.8 gramsSugars3.2 gramsSaturated fat17.1 gramsSodium108 mg(5% RDA)Magnesium104 mg(26% RDA)Potassium960 mg(48% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 2 servings)


  1. Place the almond milk, cream, erythritol and cinnamon into a saucepan. Super Creamy Keto Hot Chocolate
  2. Bring to a boil over a high heat (the milk will start to foam). Then, take off the heat. Super Creamy Keto Hot Chocolate
  3. Add the unsweetened chocolate and almond butter (plus any of the suggested extras if desired). Whisk while they are melting to combine. Super Creamy Keto Hot Chocolate
  4. Use an immersion blender and pulse until creamy and frothy. Super Creamy Keto Hot Chocolate
  5. Serve and optionally top with whipped cream and more cinnamon. Super Creamy Keto Hot Chocolate

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Almond milk natural (unsweetened)
0.7 g0.9 g2.2 g25 kcal
Cream, heavy whipping, pouring, full-fat (30-40% fat)
0.8 g0.6 g11.4 g110 kcal
Erythritol (natural low-carb sweetener)
1.3 g0 g0 g5 kcal
Cinnamon, spices
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Unsweetened chocolate (cacao paste / liquor)
3 g4.1 g15.3 g183 kcal
Almond butter (organic, unsweetened)
1 g3 g8 g106 kcal
Total per serving
6.9 g8.6 g36.8 g430 kcal
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I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Comments (11)

Could I use stevia?


Absolutely - any sweetener can be used to taste 😊


Your recipes look delicious. I just joined the Keto diet group. I will try them and leave my comments later! Thank you!


Thank you, please do!


Cinnamon is totally the magic ingredient here!!


What can I use in place of almond butter?


You can try any nut or seed butter:


Hi. I have Cacoa nibs and powder. Is there a way I can made paste it is that something totally different? Thank you!!!


Hi Trina, cacao nibs would not work but you can use cacao powder instead (1 tbsp), plus you can use 1 more tbsp of cacao butter or coconut oil. Or use 85-90% dark chocolate instead of cacao paste. I hope this helps!


Any substitutes to almond products in this recipe?


You can use liquid coconut milk (the one from carton like Aroy-D) partially mixed with water (half and half). Instead of almond butter, you can use any nut butter, seed butter or even coconut butter. I hope this helps!