Learn how to make your own sugar free chocolate chips with cocoa powder at home with only 3 ingredients.
How to make sugar free chocolate chips with cocoa powder ?
It can be difficult to find sugar free chocolate chips in store that are keto friendly. Most no sugar chocolate chips are sweetened with artificial sweetener, like maltitol. Therefore, they are not good for you and they will keep you out of ketosis. While there is few brand providing stevia sweetened chocolate chips, they are not always sold where you live and the best solution is to make your own. Let see how to make sugar free chocolate chips with cocoa powder at home.
3 wholesome ingredients
All you need to make sugar free chocolate chips at home are 3 natural ingredients:
unsweetened cocoa powder
stevia drops – any flavor, vanilla, chocolate or classic
coconut oil – use refined coconut oil if you don’t like the flavor of coconut oil
The best techniques to pipe chocolate drops
The recipe is very easy and straight forward. The most difficult part is to pipe lovely round chocolate chips. In fact, the combination of the 3 ingrdients create a liquid sugar free chocolate with coconut oil. The trick is to fill a pipping bag with the liquid and freeze few minutes until the liquid thicken slightly. Then, cut the end of the piping bag and start pipping drops on a plate covered with parchment paper. The liquid is thicker and it is easier to pipe into drops.
Store in the fridge or freeze
You can store your sugar free chocolate chips in the fridge, in a bag or airtight continer for 1 month. Otherwise, you can freeze them and use them frozen in any keto baking recipes
Ket recipes to use keto chocolate chips
I recommend using those chips for those keto baking recipes
6-15drops liquid stevia- adjust regarding taste, use flavored drops like vanilla, caramel ou chocolate if desired
In a medium miixing bowl, add the unsweetened cocoa powder,.
Pour the melted coconut oil, stevia drops and stir well until a paste is forming.
Adjust stevia drops regarding taste.
Prepare a plate or baking tray covered with parchment paper. Set aside.
Pour the chocolate liquid onto a pipping bag making sure you close the end of the pipe first because when the liquid is lukewarm very runny. Place the pipping bag in the freezer for 3-8 minutes before you starts pipping. You want the liquid to be slightly thicker to be easy to pipe into drops. If too liquid it runs away into a chocolate tab. The coconut oil will gets firmer below 23C and the liquid will be thicker and easier to pipe as drops.
Form drops leaving half thumb space between each drops. Freeze the plate 10 minutes to set the drops, then lift chocolate drops/chips from the parchement paper and store them in the fridge in an airtight container u pto 1 month.
You can freeze the drops in a bag and use frozen in any keto baking recipes calling for sugar free chcolate chips.
You can use the drops in cakes, cookies or eat them as a snack in your own nut trail mix.
Sugar Free Chocolate Chips Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 drop)
Calories 11Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value*
Net Carbs 0.2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition panel is for one chip of 2.5 g. This recipe makes about 40 sugar free chocolate chips