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homemade hot cocoa mix

Recipe by
Sue Bosbury
Johnson City, TN

Perfect on a cold night! Add your own toppings!

yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For homemade hot cocoa mix

  • 3 1/2 oz
    bittersweet chocolate
  • 2/3 c
    dutch process cocoa powder
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c
    powdered coconut milk, powdered milk, or malted milk powder
  • 1 pinch
  • 2 tsp

How To Make homemade hot cocoa mix

  • 1
    Break the chocolate into large chunks and blend in a food processor until mealy.
  • 2
    Add the cocoa, sugar, powdered milk (whichever kind you’re using), salt, and cornstarch to the food processor. (If you don’t have a food processor, finely grate the chocolate instead — then stir in the rest of the ingredients by hand)
  • 3
    Blend until combined.
  • 4
    Scoop the mixture into a jar (make sure you scrape around the edges of the food processor bowl to dislodge any chocolate that may be stuck there) and screw on the lid.
  • 5
    For one serving of hot chocolate: 1 cupmilk 2 heaping tablespoonshot cocoa mix In a small pot combine the milk and hot cocoa mix. Whisk together gently over a medium heat until well mixed and steaming. Pour into a mug and serve.

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