Hot Cocoa Mix

Hot Cocoa Mix


"I make this at the beginning of the cold weather, and have it ready all winter. Vary the flavor of your mix by trying flavored nondairy creamer; I like the cinnamon."


servings 175 cals
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Original recipe yields 45 servings



  • Calories:
  • 175 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 10.4 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine milk powder, confectioner's sugar, cocoa powder, and creamer. Stir till thoroughly combined. Store cocoa mixture in an airtight container. Makes about 15 cups mix, or enough for about 45 servings.
  2. For 1 serving, place 1/3 cup cocoa mixture in a coffee cup or mug, and add 3/4 cup boiling water. Stir to dissolve. Top with dollop of whipped cream or a few marshmallows, if desired.
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  1. 260 Ratings


I have to say this recipe as it stands is not good. It's very watery and not nearly sweet enough as I've noticed most reviewers comment on. Sorry Earla. That being said, I think I managed to ...

Just a note...this is a super recipe, but you will want to stick with the powdered sugar, only because it helps to make it thick and rich, and unless you use superfine sugar, white sugar will mo...

I made 2 seperate batches of this mix with 2 different types of cocoa and they both came out very different. Surprisingly, Hershey's cocoa yielded a richer, more chocolatey cocoa (which in turn ...

O.K, I read other reviews and tweeked this a little, first off I ran the powdered milk through the food processor to make it powdery fine. used two cups of cocoa and increased the powdered sugar...

I’ve made this recipe before following the listed recipe precisely and it is fine, but not the best. This time I substituted Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder for regular cocoa powder. The tas...

I altered this recipe slightly and I LOVE it! I use a large plastic punch bowl to mix really need a BIG bowl and this works perfectly. I use 10 cups milk powder, 6 cups powdered sugar, ...

Thanks so much for the Hot Cocoa recipe and everyone's ideas. I also added more Hot Cocoa to make it more chocolately. You really do need a BIG bowl to mix this all up in...I first tried to m...

Very good cocoa recipe, but needed more chocolate flavor for us. We added quite a bit more cocoa to the recipe. It was very good with that addition. Thanks!

I made 2 batches of this for holiday gifts. I increased the powdered sugar in the second recipe and found the flavor to be much more pleasing. Yum!