Hot Cocoa Recipes

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Homemade Cocoa Recipes

Hot Chocolate Mix

Grate chocolate into bowl and add other ingredients. Stir together and store in plastic container.
hot chocolate mix
To make a cup of hot cocoa add 2 Tablespoons of cocoa mix to ¾ Cup hot milk or water.

Hot Cocoa Mix with Mini Marshmallows

  • 1 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 Cup powdered non-dairy coffee creamer
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 3/4 Cups nonfat milk powder
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Stir together and store in a plastic container. To make a cup of hot cocoa stir 3-4 Tablespoons of the mix into one cup hot water or milk. This makes about 4-5 cups of mix.
hot cocoa

Fresh Cocoa

  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Cup cocoa
  • Dash salt
  • 1/3 Cup hot water
  • 4 Cups (1 qt.) milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a saucepan add sugar cocoa and salt together. Stir in hot water and bring to a boil. Add milk and vanilla. Cook several minutes until cocoa is warm.

White Hot Chocolate

Warm milk in saucepan or in microwave safe dish. When hot whisk pudding mix into milk. Top with peppermint candy if desired.

Printable Chocolate Trivia Worksheet

Hot Cocoa from the Inside Out

by Rikki (United States)
  • 1 Cup of milk
  • 4 teaspoons of cocoa mix per person
  • Cinnamon (optional)
Add 1 cup of milk and the cocoa mix in tea pot. Place on stove (high temperature). When it looks complete, add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, if you desire and mix. Serve soon after.

Homemade Hot Cocoa

by Brandy (Florida)
yum! yum! homemade hot cocoa!!!
  • 1/2 Cup of Nesquick
  • 2 tbs. of powdered sugar
  • 3/4 Cup coffee creamer
  • 2 Cup powdered milk
  • 1 quart of hot water
Stir and serve.
(provides about 10 servings of hot cocoa)

snowman in hot chocolate
Create this fun snowman out of marshmallows, melted chocolate for buttons and face, candy corn nose and pretzels.
Here are more snowman theme recipes.

Hot Cocoa Bombs

Hot cocoa bombs are chocolate balls filled with hot cocoa and mini marshmallows. Add a bomb to 1 Cup of hot milk and it melts and creates a yummy cup of hot cocoa. hot cocoa bombs
  1. Melt chocolate in a microwave safe dish at 30 second intervals. Mix after each 30 seconds until completely melted. Careful not to overheat.
  2. Spoon melted chocolate into each mold. Twist mold to cover all sides or use a spoon or pastry brush to cover the sides.
  3. Turn upside down and let excess chocolate drip out. (you can reuse this chocolate) Let cool in freezer 5 minutes.
  4. To create your bomb add cocoa mix and mini marshmallows to one half of circle.
  5. Warm a small skillet on low. Rub empty half of chocolate circle until slightly melted and place on top of filled half of cocoa bomb. Place in freezer for 5 minutes.
  6. You can decorate the tops with melted chocolate and sprinkles if you'd like or keep as is.
Now that you've learned how to make hot cocoa bombs, you know the basic steps of making homemade chocolates!

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