Hot Chocolate Mix takes just 3 ingredients & is easy to make. The perfect holiday gift for teachers, neighbors & friends. Great for chilly winter days.
I sure love having hot chocolate during the winter months. There’s nothing better than coming in and enjoying a warm beverage after shoveling the driveway. To keep things easy, I like to keep this homemade Hot Chocolate Mix on hand all season long.
I know I have a TON of gifts to give & so planning ahead is essential. Plus the weather here is chillier. So I have been finding all my colder weather beverage recipes. This Hot Chocolate Mix is one of our favorites not only to enjoy but also to give away.
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
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So since we are already enjoying this tasty treat here in North Idaho – it reminded me that you might also be wanting to pull out the mugs & have some too.
I love that I can make this ahead of time & store it in the pantry all season long. It’s there waiting for me whenever I need it. No store bought packages needed & it’s so good. Especially when we go out on a crisp evening to enjoy our fire pit & have some family time.
Here are some commonly asked questions
How long does this mix keep in the pantry?
As long as you keep it in a cool, dark place, this mix should last the whole winter. That is if you don’t run out before then. We keep ours in a large mason jar in the pantry and one batch will last us at least a month or more.
What toppings do you suggest?
We like to add marshmallows, red hots, chocolate sprinkles, confectioners sugar, cocoa powder or any other goodie that strikes our fancy at the time. Anything goes with this easy mix.
HOW DO YOU MAKE Hot Chocolate Mix?
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
- Whisk to combine.
- Transfer to storage or gift jars.
- Add label with instructions.
HOW DO YOU MAKE prepare the Hot Chocolate with the mix?
- Heat 1 cup of Milk
- Stir in 2 tbsp of mix
Hot Chocolate Mix
To make this recipe you will need…
These really make the perfect gifts for teachers or neighbors too.
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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix
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Hot Chocolate Mix
- Granulated Sugar
- 2 parts sugar
- 1 part cocoa
- Stir to combine
- Add to gift jar or airtight container
- Heat 1 cup Milk in the microwave 1-2 minutes.
- Stir in 2 tbsp mix & enjoy!
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