Homemade Keto Chocolate Hearts – With Love!

  • Date: May 26, 2021
  • Time to read: 3 min.

Need a keto gift for a loved one? Of just wanting to make yourself a keto chocolate treat? These homemade keto chocolate hearts with whole nut and sea salt are not only deliciously more-ish, but they’re also sugar-free and low in carbs- guilt-free keto living – making them the perfect treat!

Homemade Keto Gift

If you are looking for the perfect keto gift for your loved one – why not make it?!

Homemade gifts are the perfect way to say I love you – be it to another or yourself!  Mother’s Day, Fathers Day, Birthday, Valentine’s Day Gift or Anniversary Gift, chocolate fits the bill for them all!

The fact that your keto gift is going to be homemade is that bit extra special!

When done, place them in a cute jar, with a bit of ribbon around them and they will look super expensive!

Homemade Keto Chocolate Hearts

These keto chocolates are not only simple and quick to make – they are truly delicious!

If you’re not making these for yourselves, you’ll soon want to share! Even that non-keto-ers will love these.

These keto chocolates can be ready in 20 minutes, these hearts can be a great last-minute make if you’re wanting to treat somebody who is living a keto/low-carb lifestyle, or you’ve had a bad day at work and you deserve a treat!

I have added whole nuts to these to give them a bit of extra crunch – plus they take me a bit of extra time to eat!

Keto Chocolate

Normal, commercial chocolate has far too much sugar in it, for it to be keto-friendly. That’s why these chocolate hearts require chocolate with a high cacao content (90% or higher).

It is then sweetened through the natural sweeteners of the coconut oil, a dash of vanilla essence and a bit of erythritol (a keto-friendly sugar substitute). This will not spike your blood sugar, and as long as they are not over-eaten, they will not knock you out of ketosis.  

Keto Chocolate Snacks

Keto chocolate snacks can be eaten in moderation, and these hearts are that small that they can be eaten as a treat on a special occasion.

If you are looking for keto-friendly snacks – check out this article which is a list of the best keto snacks for every occasion!

What ingredients do I need to make Keto Chocolate Hearts?

These Keto chocolate hearts are simple to make as they only need a few key ingredients. If you are already living a keto lifestyle, these are probably ingredients that you have in the cupboard.

You will need;

  ✅   90% Cacao or higher chocolate

  ✅   Coconut Oil

  ✅   Erythritol

  ✅   Vanilla Essence

  ✅   Whole Nut (or nut of choice) – you can skip these if nuts are not your thing!

Everything you need to make you Keto Chocolate Hearts

✅ Heart Mould

✅ Chocolate

✅ Erythritol

✅ Vanilla Essence

✅ Himalayan Sea Salt

✅ Teaspoon measure

✅ Measuring Jug

✅ Spatula

Storing your Keto Chocolate Hearts

If you are making these in advance, I would suggest staring them in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to a month.

If you are really organised – you can store these in the freezer, ready for when you want them. Take them out of the freezer around 2 hours before you want to eat them, to give them time to defrost. Store them in the fridge if you like your chocolate harder.

Need a Keto Gift for a Special Occasion?

If you are wanting to find the perfect keto gift for a special occasion, why not check out this article.

This is a round-up of some of the best keto-friendly gifts I have found out there on the internet. If you have any other ideas for the perfect keto gift – homemade or otherwise, drop me a line and I will check it out – I may even add it to the round-up!

Homemade Keto Chocolate Hearts

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  • 75g Chocolate

  • 5 finely chopped nuts

  • 2 teaspoons Erythritol

  • 4 drops of vanilla essence

  • 3 teaspoons coconut oil

  • ½ teaspoon of Himalayan Sea Salt


  • Sprinkle the chopped nuts in the bottom of the silicone mould – if you don’t want nuts – you can skip this step!
  • Place chocolate and vanilla essence in a microwave safe jug /bowl
  • Microwave on a low heat for 1 minute, stir with a silicone spatula. If it’s not all melted, return to the microwave and melt for a further 20 seconds .
  • When the chocolate and the coconut oil are combined, add the salt, vanilla essence and erythritol.
  • Pour into the mould and then place in the fridge for 15 minutes – by this time they should be solid and ready to eat!

If you make these Keto Chocolate Hearts – let us know! Who did you make these for – yourself or somebody else?  Drop us a message below.

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