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3 Ingredient Hot Cocoa Mix

Give the gift of hot cocoa with this simple and delicious dark cocoa mix. It's the perfect way to warm up and get your chocolate fix. 
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 6 cups
Author Rebecca

Equipment

  • Glass Jar
  • Measuring Spoons

Ingredients

  • 3.5 ounces Dark Chocolate bar, chopped I used 85% cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon cane sugar or sugar substitute
  • teaspoon salt (optional)

Instructions

  • Chop up a 3.5 oz dark chocolate bar. Then add to a small mason jar. Add 2 T unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon sugar, and ⅛ teaspoon salt to jar.
  • Store cocoa mix in well sealed jar the pantry until use.
  • Add 1-1 ½ tablespoons hot cocoa mix to 8 ounces (1 cup) milk of choice. Heat over stove or in microwave (in 1 minute increments) until desired temperature. Top with whipped cream or other hot chocolate toppings.

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Notes

  • Use your favorite chocolate or chocolate chips, I prefer 70% chocolate.
  • Make extra to gift or have more for later. Adjust the number of servings in the recipe by clicking the number of servings in the recipe card & sliding the bar until the recipe is the right size.
  • Add more sugar to cocoa if desired.
  • Choose whole milk for the creamiest hot chocolate.
  • Top with whipped cream or other hot chocolate toppings.