Creamy Diet Hot Chocolate Recipe

I try not to eat after 7 p.m., but after the kids go to bed and I actually have a few minutes to relax, I immediately want a treat. Rather than break out a package of oreos, I drink some diet hot chocolate. Here is the recipe I use. I got the base recipe from my mom, but I added to it to give it a bit of kick.

Creamy Diet Hot Chocolate

diet hot chocolate


  • 2 C Splenda
  • 2 C Sugar-free Hazelnut Coffee Creamer
  • 3/4 to 1 C Cocoa (depending on how much chocolate you like. One cup makes it really dark chocolate).
  • 1/2 t Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 T Cinnamon


  1. Sift cocoa into a large bowl (this helps to break up the lumps)
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix with a whisk until combined.
  3. Add two heaping tablespoons to 8 oz hot water (or really however much you want. I tend to overdo it and I don’t think my husband uses enough) and mix well.

I love having this on hand. It gives me a treat at night without the guilt.

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