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The finished Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix in a glass canning jar.
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DIY Hot Chocolate Mix Gift

This DIY Hot Chocolate Mix Gift is an easy, cost-effective gift for the holiday season. We love packaging it and giving it to teachers, neighbors, and friends along with some cute mugs.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 295kcal
Cost: $5.01

Equipment

  • measuring cups
  • large mixing bowl
  • mixing spoon
  • Mason jars

Ingredients

HOT CHOCOLATE MIX:

  • 2 cups instant dry milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder sifted
  • cup granulated sugar

ADD INS: (optional)

  • ½ cup chocolate chips white, milk or semi-sweet
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Peppermint extract

Instructions

MAKE HOT CHOCOLATE MIX:

  • In a large bowl, add dry milk. Sift powdered sugar on top of the dry milk.
  • Then, sift the cocoa powder on top of the powdered sugar.
  • Add granulated sugar and whisk until well combined.
  • Transfer the mix to airtight containers for gifting.
  • The mix can be stored in an airtight jar for up to 3 months.

MAKE HOT CHOCOLATE:

  • To make hot chocolate, add ⅓ cup of the mix to a mug, stir in 1 cup of warm milk until combined. Add toppings of your choice and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.33cup | Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 239IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 245mg | Iron: 1mg