Homemade hot chocolate is a tasty way to treat yourself and warm up on a cold winter day. This recipe is easy to make and so rich and delicious you’ll need a big mug.
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
- 3 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 2 1/4 cups of premium cocoa
- 1 tablespoon table salt
- whole milk (1 cup per serving)
Combine sugar, cocoa, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk till well mixed. Keep in an airtight container.
To make one serving heat 1 cup of milk in the microwave or on the stove. Stir in two tablespoons of cocoa mix. For larger amounts use 2 tablespoons of cocoa per 1 cup of milk.
- Top with whipped cream and marshmallows and enjoy!
Homemade hot chocolate makes a great mason jar gift to give for the holidays or even just a sweet treat for someone special. Scoop cocoa mix into a mason jar, add marshmallows, close up the lid and add a cute ribbon and tag. Check out our free printable tags collection for easy homemade gifts.
Hot Chocolate Bar Ideas
Be the hostess with the mostess by setting up a fun hot chocolate bar for your winter party guests. See our fun ideas for setting up a sweet hot cocoa station.
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