Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham


A gift of Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix is always a welcomed treat.


Makes 1 (2-qt.) jar
Total time: 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes


1 1/2 cups 53% cacao dark chocolate morsels
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 cup instant nonfat dry milk
2/3 cup dark unsweetened cocoa


Stir together dark chocolate morsels, sugar, instant nonfat dry milk, and cocoa; spoon into 1 (2-qt.) jar. Store at room temperature up to 1 month.

TO MAKE HOMEMADE HOT COCOA: Heat 1 cup milk to 180°; stir in 1/4 cup Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix. Makes 1 serving. Total 5 min.

PACKAGE THE COCOA MIX IN: Weck 17.9-oz. Juice Jar ($4.95; crateandbarrel.com)