Total Time: 15 min
Yield: 16 servings
Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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My kids love this and so does my husband. The kids are always asking for it. It makes a nice treat after they have been out in the cold.
By the way, a recent study by Cornell University said that hot chocolate is full of antioxidants -- more than red wine or tea. The study said that cocoa's antioxidants are almost two times stronger than red wine, two to three times stronger than green tea, and four to five times stronger than black tea, according to Science Daily. Antioxidants -- vitamins C and E and beta carotene -- are widely believed to fight cancer, heart disease, and aging. The key is "hot" chocolate. Apparently heat releases more of the antioxidants into the beverage.
I used all generic stuff and it still tasted great. Make sure to blend really well. I put mine through a sifter at least three times. To pass out I put into baby bottle inserts.
Best hot chocolate ever!
Combine all ingredients; mix well. Store in covered containers. To use, mix 3 heaping tsp. to a cup of hot water. Stir.
I have 3 children. My oldest is in middle school and changes classrooms throughout the day. My younger kids are in a title 1 school and also have many specialized teachers that they see every day.
rich and chocolaty full of flavor, my kids love this. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Keep in an air tight container.
Mix and store in covered container. To drink put 2/3 cup mix in cup and foll with hot water; stir
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I am interested in the recipe for hot chocolate in a jar, using dry butter milk, dry creamer, etc. I would like this for our foster kids to give as gifts.
By Barb from Losantville, IN
Hot Chocolate Mix (BEST)
2 lb. box Nestles Quick
2 lb. sifted powdered sugar
22 oz. Coffee Mate
2 lb. Sanalac Powdered Milk
1 lg. Instant Chocolate Pudding
2 tsp. salt
Mix all ingredients well, and sift into a large container, or individual containers. To make cocoa; combine 1/2 c. to 2/3 c. mixture with 1 c. of boiling water. Stir & Enjoy!
4 cups instant nonfat dry milk powder
1-1/2 to 2 cups sugar
1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 package chocolate or vanilla instant pudding mix
Measure all of the ingredients into a dry clean bowl. Use a whisk to sort of stir everything together. If the cocoa clumps up, smash the little balls with a fork. When everything is evenly distributed, transfer the Hot Cocoa Mix to a clean coffee can, or a sealed canister. Use 2 cups of sugar if you are making this for kids. The extra sweetness makes it especially kid-friendly. For grown-ups you could add 1/4 cup of instant coffee for a nice mocha flavor.
To Prepare: Spoon 1/3 cup of the hot cocoa mix into a cup or mug. Add boiling water to the top, stir and serve.
This hot cocoa is chocolaty with a hint of cinnamon. Not only is making your own hot cocoa mix delicious, but it can make a great gift for the holidays. My friend is a chef and he had to make special hot chocolate mixes each year for the hotel attached to the restaurant he worked at. We based this recipe on one of his favorites. This is also quite inexpensive.
This hot chocolate mix recipe is simple to make. Add chocolate spoons and a cute mug to make this a great gift. Learn how to make delicious hot cocoa mix and chocolate spoons in this page.