Velvety and decadent, Hot Chocolate Mix is perfect for having on hand. Warm up on your next cold or snowy winter day with a big mug of rich hot cocoa. In just five minutes it's easy to mix up a big batch of hot chocolate with these four pantry staples.
Smooth and creamy this hot chocolate mix is full of deep chocolaty flavor. It's never been so easy to prepare up a cup of rich hot cocoa for all the chocolate lovers in your life. We especially love to enjoy a warm and cozy cup in the morning.
Pair a cup with favorite breakfast recipes like our melt in your mouth, gooey Cinnamon Rolls or light and fluffy German Pancakes. And if looking for other warm and wintery holiday treats you will want to give these Salted Cinnamon Caramels and Cinnamon Roll Cookies a try.
With just 4 ingredients you can whip up your own hot chocolate mix. Perfect for enjoying anytime you'd like a warm cup of chocolatey goodness.
- Powdered Sugar
- Cocoa Powder
- Powdered Whole Milk
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🥣 Step-by-Step Instructions
However, if you are worried about having chunks in your hot chocolate mix try sifting your powdered sugar and cocoa before adding them to the bowl. A lot of recipes will suggest sifting but we found using a whisk was good enough.
When ready to enjoy a cup add a ¼ cup of powdered mix to one cup of hot water. However if you are looking for more of a thick and creamy beverage try using hot milk in place of water.
After preparing your hot chocolate mix you will want to store it in an airtight jar or glass container. When all is said and done this recipe will make about 6 cups of hot chocolate mixture. Which will then make about 24 cups of prepared hot chocolate.
👩🏻🍳 Make it Your Own
One of the most fun things about hot chocolate mix is there are probably a hundred different ways to enjoy it. After preparing your drink top your mug with any number of toppings and mix-ins.
Some of our favorites are mini chocolate chips, marshmallows, whipped cream, drizzle of caramel syrup, crushed peppermint, a favorite flavored creamer, or sprinkling of cinnamon or nutmeg. The options are truly endless!
If stored in an airtight storage container your hot chocolate mix will be good for to 4-6 months. When all is said and done this recipe will make about 6 cups of hot chocolate mixture. Which will then make about 24 cups of prepared hot chocolate.
This hot chocolate mix makes awesome gifts to share with friends and neighbors anytime of the year! Try filling up several small mason jars with mix. Then top off your jars with marshmallows and seal them off with a lid and instructions for an easy and yummy treat.
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 cups powdered whole milk
- 1 teaspoon salt
- In a large mixing bowl combine powdered sugar, cocoa powder, powdered milk and salt.
- Using a whisk mix everything together until no clumps.
- Store hot chocolate mixture in an airtight jar or container.
- When ready to prepare add ¼ cup of hot chocolate mix with 1 cup of hot water. Stir till mixture is dissolved. Add toppings and enjoy!
- This recipe makes about 6 cups of hot chocolate mixture or 24 cups of prepared hot chocolate.
- Top your drink with favorite toppings like mini chocolate chips, marshmallows, whipped cream, drizzle of caramel syrup, crushed peppermint, or sprinkling of cinnamon.
- If concerned about chunks in your mixture try sifting your powdered sugar and cocoa when adding them to the mixing bowl.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 136Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 148mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 5g
Nutritional information provided is an automatic calculation and can vary based on the exact products used and any changes made to the recipe. If these calculations are important to you, I recommend calculating them for yourself.