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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

This Gourmet Hot Chocolate Mix is a great gift for friends and family. You can either layer it in a jar or just mix it altogether in an airtight container. Just add water and marshmallows, and you have a scrumptious instant hot cocoa. 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Cocoa, Drinks, Gifts, Hot Chocolate
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 182kcal
Author Happy Happy Nester


  • 5 tbsp baking cocoa Ghirardelli
  • 6 tbsp organic sugar
  • 3 tbsp vanilla powder
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips Ghirardelli
  • 1/3 cup non-fat dried milk


  • Place non-fat dried milk in a mason 8 oz jar. Tap down the ingredients with a spoon.
  • Next place a layer of the premium baking cocoa on top of the dried milk.
  • Combine the vanilla powder and sugar in a small bowl and add the mixture to the mason jar.
  • Finally, add the layer of chocolate chips and cover. If you have the room, you can add marshmallows.
  • When using the mixture, place all ingredients in a saucepan with 3 3/4 cup water or milk. Heat over low heat until warm. Serve and top with marshmallows if desired.


*If stored in an airtight container this hot chocolate mix should last 6 - 12 months.


Calories: 182kcal