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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

It's so easy to make your own hot cocoa mix and a wonderful gift to give a friend especially with a cute mug and our homemade marshmallows!
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hot chocolate, Hot Cocoa Mix
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 92kcal
Author: Kyle


Hot Cocoa Mix

  • 1 ½ cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

Cup of Hot Cocoa

  • 8 ounces water, or milk for a richer drink
  • 3 Heaping Tablespoons Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix, recipe below
  • marshmallows or whipped cream, for topping of the mug of cocoa. Not counted in nutrition info.


Hot Cocoa Mix

  • Combine all the dry ingredients above in a bowl and stir together with a whisk.
  • Put the dry mixture through a sieve to eliminate any small clumps.
  • Store in an airtight container in your cupboard.

Hot Cocoa (instructions for one 8 ounce mug)

  • Warm 8 ounces of water or milk on the stove or in the microwave.
  • Add 3 heaping Tablespoons of the dry homemade cocoa mix and stir until completely combined.
  • Top off with marshmallows or whipped cream. Oh, yes, this step is a must!
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 279IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 1mg
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