Sara Noel

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An excellent homemade hot cocoa mix recipe.

Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe

Nothing takes the winter chill off better than hot cocoa. The following hot cocoa mix recipe is tried and true. You'll be impressed with how easy it is to mix yourself and how great it tastes. You're not just making hot cocoa; you're creating memories.

8 1/2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
1 1/2 cups non-dairy coffee creamer
3 cups instant chocolate drink mix for milk
1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar

In a large bowl, combine all and blend well.
Store in an airtight container.

To serve:
Combine 1/2 cup of mix with 9 ounces of boiling water. Stir well.

You can jazz up your hot cocoa mix by adding one of the following:

  • mini marshmallows
  • vanilla extract
  • crushed peppermint candies
  • brown sugar
  • granulated instant coffee
  • malted milk powder

Sara Noel is a freelance writer and the Editor/Publisher of both and of Visit both these sites for information on getting back to basics through frugality, gardening, lost arts, simplicity, and natural family living.

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