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Homemade hot chocolate mix topped with marshmallows and cinnamon
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5 from 8 votes

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Homemade hot chocolate mix is not just a winter staple, but a perfect last-minute-simple-homemade-holiday-gift. It’s made with very few ingredients, this rich and tasty treat is perfect to hold on and sip during frosty cold weather.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 medium sized bottles
Calories: 505kcal


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup premium quality cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup dry milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Milk to hot water to serve

Optional Add Ons

  • Dark Choco Chips
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Crushed Peppermint candy


  • Sift cocoa powder, milk powder and powdered sugar separately.
  • Layer in milk powder, cocoa powder, powdered sugar into mason jars.
  • Sprinkle in kosher salt.
  • Add dark choco chips, mini marshmallows, crushed peppermint candy as toppings for gifting ideas.
  • Cover with lid, add tags (preferably on instructions on how to mix hot chocolate printed on the tag), tie cute Christmas ribbon. Your Christmas gift is ready.
  • To – serve : bring 1 cup of milk or water to simmer. Stir in ¼ cup hot chocolate mix and pour into cups. Serve with marshmallows and crushed peppermint candy. Or add in whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate over it. Serve immediately.



Calories: 505kcal | Carbohydrates: 110g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 1430mg | Potassium: 1516mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 84g | Vitamin A: 1046IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 658mg | Iron: 6mg