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Sweet & Simple Hot Cocoa Mix

Make your own hot cocoa mix for a fraction of the cost! This DIY mix is delightfully simple & sweet.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: holiday drinks, hot chocolate, hot cocoa
Servings: 20
Calories: 71kcal


  • sifter
  • mixing bowl


  • 3 cups dry nonfat milk powder
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1.5 cups natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Whisk all ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Run the mixture of ingredients through a sifter and store in an airtight container.
  • To prepare hot cocoa, combine 1/3 cup with 3/4 cup hot water or milk.
  • Optional: Garnish as desired with marshmallows, whipped cream, peppermint or cinnamon sticks. Enjoy!