Yield: 1 Mug

In this recipe, the hot cocoa is meant to be rich and strong, like a cup of black coffee. You can drink it in place of your morning coffee. Raw cacao is loaded with antioxidants and phytonutrients, it’s anti-inflammatory properties make it good for your cardiovascular health, and it’s a good source of magnesium too!


  • 1 tbsp. organic raw cacao powder
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup filtered hot water
  • optional ingredients: 1-2 dashes of cinnamon, a drop of mint extract, unsweetened whipped cream


  1. In a large cup or mug, mix the raw cacao powder and heavy cream, until well combined and smooth.
  2. Mix in mint extract or cinnamon if desired.
  3. Pour in enough hot water to fill the mug.
  4. Stir again, and top with unsweetened whipped cream and cinnamon, if you wish.
3 Carbs Per Serving
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Keto Lee

Hi there! My name is Lee.
I’m a serial entrepreneur, and a foodie with a passion for health and well-being.

I have always loved cooking and baking, even as a little girl.

I’m originally from Queens and Long Island. Currently I’m living in New Jersey. I’ve been happily married to the love of my life, and my best friend, for 33 years. I have a beautiful and talented daughter, a very sweet cat, and a lovable Maltese.

I’m the best selling author of Healthy Body Connection, and a public speaker.

I personally live a low carb ketogenic lifestyle and I created Cooking Keto with Lee for anyone looking for great, kitchen tested, low carb and Ketogenic recipes.