Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

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5 from 1 vote
Homemade Hot Chocolate is the best drink on a cold winter day. It is a hug in a mug. Rich, chocolatey and delicious.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Homemade Hot Chocolate mix is the best drink on a cold winter day. It is a hug in a mug. Rich, chocolatey and delicious.

Homemade hot chocolate mix in a mug with whipped cream and a candy cane

Hot chocolate will immediately bring you back to your favorite childhood memories and if you were lucky enough maybe your mom or Nana would make you delicious Homemade Hot Chocolate.

If you have ever had the “real deal” Homemade Hot Chocolate you know that you are spoiled from ever drinking it from a package ever again.

Why this Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe Works

This hot cocoa recipe works because even though it is homemade, it is very simple to make. It takes very little time and very few ingredients but the payoff is epic in the smiles on the faces of all who drink it.

How to Make Homemade Hot Chocolate – Step by Step

  • Step One: Combine powdered sugar, cocoa powder, white chocolate, powdered milk, salt and cornstarch in a mixing bowl. and incorporate evenly. (Photo 1 below)
  • Step Two: Working in batches, add the mix to a food processor and pulse until the white chocolate is finely ground (Photo 2 below)
  • Step Three: To make cocoa, mix 1/3 cup of the cocoa mix with 1 cup of hot water or milk. (Photo 3 below)
  • Step Four: Top with mini marshmallows. Enjoy your delicious Homemade Hot Chocolate! (Photo 4 below)

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Tip for Making the Best Hot Chocolate Recipe

Use the best possible chocolate for your Hot Chocolate. Better chocolate makes a better indulgence experience. So Enjoy a good quality chocolate.

Homemade hot coca recipe in a mug with whipped cream and a candy cane

Can I Save and Store this  Homemade Hot Cocoa Recipe?

Yes you can save and store your Homemade Hot Chocolate for up to three months in an airtight container. So you will have enough to last all winter long.


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Expert Tips for Making the Best Homemade Hot Chocolate

It is hard to believe that you could make this yummy Homemade Hot Chocolate recipe any better but you can try:

  •  Try More Chocolate: Add different chocolates to have a different flavor
  • Add Candy: Try peppermint sticks, M& M’s, caramel or butterscotch sauces.
  • Add Some Booze: Try adding some Crème De Mint, Bailees, or your favorite flavor to make it a great after dinner treat for adults.

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Homemade Hot Chocolate

5 from 1 vote
Homemade Hot Chocolate is the best drink on a cold winter day. It is a hug in a mug. Rich, chocolatey and delicious.
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Servings: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Hot water
  • Mini marshmallows

Instructions

  • Combine powdered sugar, cocoa powder, white chocolate, powdered milk, salt and cornstarch in a mixing bowl and incorporate evenly.
  • Working in batches, add the mix to a food processor and pulse until the white chocolate is finely ground.
  • Store mix in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
  • To make cocoa, mix 1/3 cup of the cocoa mix with 1 cup of hot water or milk.
  • Top with mini marshmallows.

Expert Tips

Try More Chocolate: Add different chocolates to have a different flavor
Add Candy: Try peppermint sticks, M& M's, caramel or butterscotch sauces.
Add Some Booze: Try adding some Crème De Mint, Bailees, or your favorite flavor to make it a great after dinner treat for adults.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 407kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 378mg | Potassium: 634mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 307IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 357mg | Iron: 1mg

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