Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix

Penny Hall

By
@FantasyFaery54

Here is another great recipe for jar mix gifts for cocoa.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

Blend

Ingredients

2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup unsweetened cocoa (dutch process recommended)
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cornstarch
1 pinch cayenne pepper
3 cups nonfat dry milk powder
1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add sugar and cocoa to food processor. Pulse until well-mixed. (Or, combine ingredients in large bowl and whisk until well mixed.) Add salt, cornstarch, and cayenne; pulse until mixed. Add powdered milk; process for 20-30 seconds until well mixed. Transfer mix to bowl and stir in chocolate chips. Store in airtight container.

TO MAKE ONE MUG OF HOT COCOA:
Fill 1/3 to 1/2 of mug with cocoa mix. Add hot water or milk and stir until mix is dissolved.

ADDITIONS TO TRY:
--Top with marshmallows or whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon, shaved chocolate, or crushed candy canes.
--For a mocha drink, add a shot of espresso before the hot water or milk.
--For spiced cocoa, add 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice to mug.
--Spike it with a tablespoon of peppermint liqueur or Kahlua.
--Stir in and dissolve a caramel, chocolate square, or chocolate mint.
--Add a cinnamon stick or candy cane for a stir stick.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #drinks