Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

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Hot Cocoa Dry Mix in Mason Jars

Cookie Moll left this recipe in the comments of my Homemade Baking Mix post, and it sounds amazing! There have been a few questions about the actual pouch size of the dried milk, so I contacted Cookie and she clarified the ounce size, thank you Cookie!!

Hot Cocoa Dry Mix in Mason Jars

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix


  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably Dutch process
  • 2 1/2 cups Peak Instant Full-Cream Dry Whole Milk Powder
  • 1 teaspoon fine-grain salt
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Hot milk or water to serve


  1. Combine the confectioners' sugar, cocoa powder, milk powder, salt, cornstarch in a large airtight container. Secure the lid and shake vigorously to combine, and remember to shake prior to every use.


  1. Place 2 tablespoons of the mix in a mug and add about 2 fluid ounces hot water or milk. Stir to combine. Fill the mug with more hot water or milk and enjoy.

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  1. I have just found your web site and printed out two recipes I have wanted for a long time: the hot chocolate and the homemade bisquick mix. I love to cook, do as much from scratch as possible because it’s healthier. With food prices soaring it saves a lot of money, too! A late-night comedian said recently, “If your food package lists ingredients you can’t pronounce, DON’T EAT IT!!” Hear, hear!