Peppermint Hot Cocoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 620.8
  • Total Fat: 66.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 244.5 mg
  • Sodium: 132.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 4.7 g

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A holiday treat
Gluten, nut, sugar free, low carb
6 non-fiber carbs
A holiday treat
Gluten, nut, sugar free, low carb
6 non-fiber carbs

Number of Servings: 1


    3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
    1/4 cup water
    1 tbsp cocoa powder
    5 drops EZ sweetz or sweetner equal to 10 tsp sugar
    1/2tsp peppermint extract
    Dash of salt


Heat cream on stove on low heat while stirring, do not boil
Stir in cocoa until dissolved
Add sweetner and dash of salt
Add peppermint extract
Add water
Enjoy! 1 serving

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GLUNUTFREEATKIN.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love the idea of Peppermint Cocoa, but 620 calories with 66.5 g of fat per 8 oz serving is waaay too high for me. I substituted unsweetened Chocolate Almond Breeze sweetened with Truvia and it was great!!! Thanks for the reply and for the recipe. - 12/15/10

    Reply from GLUNUTFREEATKIN (12/16/10)
    This was designed for a nut-allergic child on the modified Atkins diet for epilepsy, which encourages high fat intake. I tried 50/50 with cream/coconut milk and it tasted gross to me. You can make it with any type of milk. I would add the sweetener slowly so not to over-sweeten.

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  • I did a double-take when I saw the fat amount so I'd probably use a prepared cocoa - Swiss Miss no-sugar-added - and maybe a dollop of low-fat half/half and some peppermint extract or peppermint mocha cream (a jigger-full) - 1/8/11

    Reply from GLUNUTFREEATKIN (1/10/11)
    I would only use real cocoa, not the mixes, sometimes they have bad stuff in them like hydrogenated oils. For a low fat alternative, try skim milk. I made some for myself with a little cream and water. Again, this is not a low calorie recipe, this is designed for a high fat Atkins diet.

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