Can you think of anything better to perk up your morning (or slow down the pace of a crazy afternoon) than a hot chocolate – or better yet a spicy keto mexican hot chocolate mix? Neither can we. Follow our step by step guide to create this must-have for any season!
Spicy Keto Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix
The inspiration for this specific hot flavored drink came from our love of Mexican cuisine. We thought: Hey, Why not? It’s a simple formula with few ingredients you should already have in your cabinet that will create this savory spicy drink anytime of the day. Have this spicy hot chocolate keto mix with your favorite gluten free cookies or enjoy it by itself outside on the porch. You can’t go wrong with this tried and true sensation. After all, what’s better or more soothing than wrapping your hands around a hot drink to relax you?
Made with a mixture of powdered whole milk, a few hints of spice and a sweet topping of heavy whipped cream (optional), this hot drink will even serve as a dessert in a cup for a date night or a night with friends. Frankly, this drink is great for just about any occasion. And a big plus is every ingredient is filled with good fats which can easily help with your macros and keep your appetite in check. That a win- win when you are trying to follow a health regime but still be able to enjoy the pleasure of a hot chocolate. This quick spicy keto Mexican hot chocolate mix recipe is proof we don’t need to sacrifice taste for our health. But, on the contrary it opens up your eyes to the many possibilities of enjoying classic recipes with a healthy twist.
1 cup powdered whole milk
1/2 cup Truvia granulated sweetener
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp xanthan gum
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1t tbsp ancho chili powder or more according to your taste
1/2 cup Heavy whipping cream (topping optional)
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In a medium container, mix the powdered milk, the granulated sweetener, unsweetened cocoa powder, ground cinnamon, chili powder and xanthan gum. For this process you can use a whisk and mix until all ingredients are well combined. When done, set aside in a airtight container and place in a dark room until we are ready to use it for our recipe.
Tip: this mixture will serve for additional servings. To store, keep in a airtight container until using it next time.
When you are ready to have a glass of hot chocolate, add 2 to 3 tablespoons of the preparation in a microwave safe glass. Continue by filling up your glass with hot water and stir until all is blended.
Next, place your glass in the microwave on high for 30 seconds or more if desired . Remove the glass, stir to blend ingredients and enjoy.
Tip: If you wish, instead of adding hot water, you can add cold tap water and microwave the mix on high for 1 – 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. Both ways result in a yummy heavenly drink!
Total Net Carbs: 1 g net carb
As you can see, this spicy keto hot chocolate mix is super rich in flavor, creamy and delicious and unlike anything you’ve ever had before. The best part of this recipe, is the mix can be prepared long in advance. Also, there aren’t many ingredients and this drink only has 1 g net carb making it impossible to resist it. This drink delivers a rich taste with a hint of spice and it is sugar free, low in carbohydrates, gluten free and grain free. Treat yourself to the creamiest warm treat with a spicy twist any time of the year. Your guests will be shocked at the rainbow on flavors. But don’t take our word for it. Try it!