Low Carb Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
I love white hot chocolate! But to add a little flavor of Christmas, I like to throw in a couple splashes of peppermint extract. This makes a keto peppermint white hot chocolate which is perfect for snow days or while decorating the Christmas tree. It’s tastes like a white chocolate candy cane!
Plus, this low carb peppermint white hot chocolate is very eary to make and can be made in less than 5 minutes. Just add the ingredient and heat on the stove top until the chocolate is melted.
Keto Approved White Chocolate for Hot Cocoa
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Milk Options for Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
I like to add a mixture of heavy cream and macadamia nut milk to my keto hot chocolate. The cream makes the hot cocoa creamy and the nut milk thins it out without adding additional calories. The nut milk I prefer is macadamia nut milk. It is creamy and is one of the better tasting nut milks that I have tried. You can use other nut milks if you prefer. I have listed some options for you. This keto hot chocolate recipe is customizable!
Other Nut Milk options:
- almond milk
- cashew milk
- pili nut milk
- hemp milk
White Hot Coca Toppings and Variations
I like to top my sugar free peppermint white hot chocolate with keto whipped cream. You can make your own by whipping heavy cream with a tablespoon of erythritol and a teaspoon of vanilla. Whip until thick and fluffy.
Another option is to turn it into an alcoholic beverage. Instead of peppermint extract, add a shot of peppermint schnapps!
Other toppings for your white cocoa include:
- sugar free candy cane bits
- keto marshmallows
Slow Cooker Keto Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
This keto white hot chocolate recipe can also be made in the slow cooker. This is great for days you are out playing in the snow and want to come hot to a warm mug of keto cocoa. This method works well for potlucks too.
To make keto cocoa in the slow cooker, add all the ingredients in the craft of the slow cooker. Heat it on high for 2 hours. Stir before serving.