Hot Chocolate Mix

Make your own hot chocolate mix with this quick and easy recipe. This homemade hot chocolate recipe is made with dry milk, Nestle’s Quik, coffee creamer, and powdered sugar.

Homemade hot cocoa tastes great when the weather outside is chilly and you are looking for a hot beverage or drink to warm you up inside. It is also a nice alternative to coffee.

This easy recipe for hot cocoa tastes delicious and also makes a wonderful Christmas gift when bundled with a pair of coffee mugs and chocolate dipped spoons.

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Hot cocoa is a delicious warm drink that both children and adults will love. Have the children help by letting them scoop the homemade drink mix into their favorite mugs while you heat the water. Add a few miniature marshmallows or whipped cream and there will be plenty of smiles to go around.

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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

This hot cocoa mix recipe makes about 28 cups of hot chocolate.

Hot Chocolate Mix

Make your own hot chocolate mix with this quick and easy recipe. Made with dry milk, Nestle's Quik, coffee creamer, and powdered sugar.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hot chocolate mix recipe
Servings: 28
Author: Laura Warnke


  • 1-8 quart box of dry powdered milk 25.6 ounce box
  • 2 pound box of Nestle's Quick
  • 6 ounce jar of coffee mate powder
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • Kitchen Equipment Needed
  • Sealed plastic container- an ice cream bucket works well


  • Mix all ingredients together in a large plastic container.
  • This mix will keep well for quite a long time as long as it is kept sealed.
  • To make hot chocolate: Use 1/3 cup of mix to 1 cup of boiling water.


Makes about 28 cups of hot chocolate.

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