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Classic Hot Chocolate Mix

classic hot chocolate mix

Make your own hot chocolate mix, and keep in store, ready to make hot chocolate whenever you get the urge.

  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • 3 drinksServings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup nonfat dry powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • mini marshmallows for garnish, optional


The mix:

  1. Layer the sugar, cocoa powder, nonfat dry powdered milk, chocolate chips, salt and marshmallows in 1-quart glass jar.

Hot cocoa:

  1. Pour the mix into a bowl and mix the ingredients together. Scoop 1/3 cup of the mix into a mug and pour 1 cup of boiling water over it.
  2. Stir until the chocolate chips have melted. Return the rest of the dry mix to the jar for storage.