Thursday, December 2, 2010

Hot Cocoa Mix

Here is the recipe for hot cocoa mix that I promised in my marshmallow post. This makes for a great homemade gift and, since I have to perform quality control before food leaves my house, I can tell you that it makes a great cup of hot cocoa! The addition of a homemade marshmallow on top was great, too!


Hot Cocoa Mix

6 1/2 cups powdered milk
1 (5 ounce) package non-instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup powdered chocolate drink mix (I used Ovaltine; could also use Nesquick)
1/2 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

In a large bowl, combine powdered milk, chocolate pudding mix, chocolate drink mix powder, creamer, confectioners' sugar, and cocoa. Divide the mixture between two 1 quart jars. Seal, and decorate as desired. These can be stored in a dry area for up to 3 months.

Attach a tag with the following instructions: Dissolve 1/3 cup cocoa mix in 1 cup boiling water.


The McBride Family said...

Look at you miss creative with your stamping and homemade gift and great picture! :) Oh and the cocoa sounds good too!!! :)

Julie said...

I knew somebody posted marshmallows and promised hot cocoa and I couldn't remember who. I had decided on Alton's recipe so it sounds like I chose the right one. This is the only cocoa recipe I've seen with pudding in it...sounds delish!

Ingrid said...

Qualtiy control is a must! Can't risk giving sub standard cocoa. :)

Lisa said...

What a delicious gift idea. I love hot chocolate and making it from scratch sounds so easy. By the way, I'm holding a giveaway on my blog for Orglamix Organic makeup and you're welcome to come by and enter.

Val said...

What a fantastic gift idea. Thank you for sharing.

Eliana said...

Awesome gift idea :) Sounds delicious.

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