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How To make Your Own Hot Chocolate/Cocoa Mix

Updated on March 12, 2021

A Cup of Hot Chocolate With Marshmallows And Chocolate Shavings

Hot Chocolate
Hot Chocolate

Bulk Hot Chocolate Mix

Save your hard earned dollars this winter by making your own instant hot chocolate.

I make a batch of this instant hot chocolate mix, every winter. By doing so I save quite a bit of money, and am sure to always have some handy when the grand kids come over. A real treat for the kids, myself and anyone needing a nice steaming cup of hot chocolate when coming in out of the cold.

I love sitting in front of the cozy fireplace with a toasty fire going and a delicious cup of hot chocolate in my favorite mug. The grand kids huddled around sipping on theirs as we read from a favorite story book or watch a favorite movie..The grand kids usually like to watch Frozen or the Polar Express. I happy watching any children's movie or a classic Christmas story.

Its easy to make and the ingredients are readily available at any grocery store or market.

I keep the biggest part of the hot chocolate mix in a large container in the pantry, but I also keep a jar of it handy, on the kitchen counter for easy access. A teapot simmering on the stove ready to pour in to our favorite mugs.

Gift Giving Idea
This can also be made up into smaller packages for gift giving...Place in a Mason jar, tie it up with a beautiful bow ..twine or raffia, tuck in a candy cane...and a cute little tag with instructions to make individual servings.


Chocolate Powder

Cocoa or chocolate powder
Cocoa or chocolate powder

Ingredients For Hot Chocolate Mix

  • 2 cups non fat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup powdered non dairy creamer
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 dash salt


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Store in a tightly covered container.
  4. For a single serving :
  5. 1/4 cup mix, 3/4 cup boiling water. Stir to blend. Top off with a dollop of whip cream or fluffy marshmellows.
  6. A favorite of children and adults as well, is to sprinkle on some chocolate or rainbow shots . Add a candy peppermint stick or cinnamon bark. Or colored sugar on the whip cream.

Homemade Marshmallows

The Polar Express

Hot Chocolate Toppers

I can only speak for myself of course, but for me topping off hot chocolate with a huge dollop of whip cream, a few mini marshmallows or a couple of big marshmallows is necessary, a sprinkle of cinnamon a dash of chocolate or rainbow shots, chocolate shavings or maybe a peppermint stick or candy cane.

The video provided will show you how to make your own home made Marshmallows.

A jar of home made hot chocolate mix a package of home made Marshmallows, a mug or two and a really good video would surely make a wonderful gift basket and put a smile on the face of the receiver.

☕️ How to make French hot chocolate recipe

Hot Chocolate Mix

4 stars from 2 ratings of Hot Cocoa Mix

Jar of Nesquik

Homemade Nesquik
Homemade Nesquik

Some like it cold

Some like it Hot and Some like it Cold.

I like it anyway I can get it..

If you like it cold follow the link to make up some delicious Homemade Nesquik.

It looks so cute in the jar and would make a really nice gift.

Homemade Nesquik

Save your hard earned dollars this winter by making your own instant hot cocoa.

Easy to make...Also great for gift giving...


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