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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix (Original, Mexican, & Peppermint)

Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe in 3 flavors - Original, Peppermint, and Mexican.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Yield 9 cups of mix
Author Lisa Huff





Serving Suggestions:

  • hot water (or hot milk, coconut milk, or almond milk)
  • whipped cream or whipped topping
  • mini chocolate chips crushed peppermint candy, and/or mini marshmallows


  • Place powdered milk, powdered sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, and salt in food processor and process until fine consistency and combined. Remove and pour mix into storage container.
  • For Peppermint, add 3 cups of original prepared hot chocolate mix and starlight candies (or candy canes) to food processor and process until candy is finely crushed.
  • For Mexican, add 3 cups of original prepared hot chocolate mix, ground cinnamon, and ancho chile pepper to food process and process until combined.
  • To serve, mix about 3-4 tablespoons of mix to one cup of hot water (or milk) and top with desired toppings.


SNAPPY TIPS: You may need to change the amount of the ingredients and spices to your family's personal preferences.
SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: Use your favorite spices for your own personal flavor.
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Keywords: DIY hot chocolate mix, homemade cocoa
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