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How to make Hot Chocolate Mix - it's inexpensive to make and works as a great Holiday gift.
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
7 mins

Make delicious mugs of hot chocolate at home when you learn how to Make Hot Chocolate Mix. It's a great drink for the winter months and an edible gift, too!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 mugs
Calories: 56 kcal
Author: Gemma Stafford
  • 1 1/2 cups (7 1/2oz/212g) dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup (4oz/115g) sugar
  • 1/2 cup (2oz/57g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  1. Sieve all the ingredients into a bowl
  2. Keep in an air-tight container indefinitely. 

To make a mug of hot chocolate :
  1. Add 3 tablespoons of the Hot Chocolate mix to 8 oz milk or water into a saucepan and stir. Simmer on medium/low heat for 2 minutes.

  2. Pour into a mug and serve with marshmallows.

Watch the Recipe Video!

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
Amount Per Serving (2 tablespoons)
Calories 56
% Daily Value*
Sodium 41mg2%
Potassium 44mg1%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 20mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.