The recipe for Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate make a delicious winter treat! This hot white chocolate can work for those on low-carb, keto, gluten-free, grain-free, diabetic, Atkins, and Banting diets. There is even a dairy-free option.

Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate in a mug with toppings.

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There is something about hot chocolate that warms from the inside out! It’s one of my favorite treats in the winter. It melts frozen fingers and adds sweetness to winter memories.

While I like traditional hot chocolate with marshmallows or whipped cream, I wanted to create something a little more unique this year. I decided to experiment with flavors of white chocolate and raspberry.

White chocolate and raspberries together is one of my favorite dessert combinations. I’ve used this combination before in popsicles. While I enjoy the flavors together, I also love the look of the ruby red raspberries against the creamy white chocolate–it gets me in the holiday spirit!

Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate

This Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate experience begins with dribbling raspberry syrup down the edge of the mug. Using clear mugs allows the syrup to show through and makes a dramatic presentation. Creamy hot white chocolate is poured in to the top. Next, we add a dollop of whipped cream, and finally, top off they whole creation with more raspberry syrup. 

Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate--drizzling syrup down the edge of the mug.

Since I have yet to find a low-carb white chocolate, I actually create the flavor by using the ingredients for white chocolate. White chocolate is made from cocoa butter, milk solids, and sugar.  Using cocoa butter melted in cream with a low-carb sweetener creates the white chocolate flavor without the carbs. 

Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate--Adding a dollop of whipped cream

I hope this Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate makes your winter a bit warmer and your holidays a bit sweeter. Enjoy!

-Annissa

Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate
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Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate

The recipe for Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate make a delicious winter treat! This hot white chocolate can work for those on low-carb, keto, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, diabetic, Atkins, and Banting diets.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American, low-carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 291 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher

Ingredients

For the raspberry syrup:

For the hot white chocolate:

For serving:

Instructions

For the raspberry syrup:

  1. In a small saucepan, whisk the stevia/erythritol blend and the xanthan gum together until blended. Whisk in the lemon juice, then the water.

  2. Stir in the raspberries. Heat mixture over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until mixture just begins to simmer. Remove from heat and set aside.

For the white hot chocolate:

  1. In a large saucepan, heat the cocoa butter, stevia/erythritol blend, and the heavy whipping cream over medium low heat, whisking frequently. Once the cocoa butter has melted, stream in the almond milk while whisking.

  2. Continue heating the mixture, whisking frequently, until it has reached the desired drinking temperature. Do not allow to simmer.

For serving:

  1. Drizzle some raspberry syrup down the edges of 4 mugs. Save a bit to add to the top later.

  2.  Slowly pour the white hot chocolate into each mug, dividing equally among the mugs.

  3. Add a dollop of whipped cream and another drizzle of raspberry syrup and it's ready to enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information does not include the optional whipped cream or whipped coconut cream. It is calculated using the heavy whipping cream rather than the non-dairy substitute of coconut milk.

Serving size: 1/4 of recipe (about 6 ounces)

Per serving:

Calories: 291

Fat (g): 30

Carbs (g): 5

Fiber (g): 2

Protein (g): 2

Net carbs (g): 3

 

Nutrition Facts
Low-Carb Raspberry White Hot Chocolate
Amount Per Serving (6 oz)
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.