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hot cocoa mix

Hot Chocolate Mix

My favorite recipe for creating a batch of instant hot chocolate mix.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 186kcal


  • cups powdered milk
  • cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • cup sugar
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • pinch salt


  • Mix together powdered milk, unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar, chocolate chips and salt. Store in an airtight container.

To Make Hot Cocoa Using The Mix

  • Add 3 - 4 tablespoons of hot cocoa mix to 8oz of hot milk or hot water. Stir until blended and chocolate chips have melted.
  • Optional: Top with whipped cream or mini marshmallows.


Use 3-4 tablespoons of mix per 8oz of milk. 
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 6 months.


Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 427mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 249IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 249mg | Iron: 1mg