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Homemade Creamy Hot Chocolate Mix

Down here in Dixie, it has been cold. Frigid. Freezing. Which is rare this early in Alabama. When it gets cold, I L.O.V.E. to cuddle up in front of the wood stove with a good book and a mug of hot chocolate. But not just any hot chocolate. It has to be rich, creamy, chocolate-y hot chocolate–which is where this recipe comes into play. It meets all the requirements that a mug of hot chocolate-y goodness should. Rich? check. Sweet? check. Creamy? double check. Chocolate-y? Absolutely!

Don't you just love the cute spoon?

The amazing thing about this recipe is that you only four ingredients. Four ingredients that  we seem to always have on hand at our home….just for this recipe. Just in case we happen to be out of mix when the urge for a cup of this deliciousness hits home :-)

  • Powdered Milk
  • Powder Sugar
  • Powdered Dairy Creamer (here I used plain…but it is really good with french vanilla or hazelnut :D)
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

Measure four cups of powdered milk and pour into a large bowl…….DSC_0870Add four cups of powder sugar…..

DSC_0872Two cups of unsweetened cocoa powder…..

DSC_0875And one cup powdered dairy creamer……

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Isn't it pretty?
Isn’t it pretty?

Stir it all together to combine. Simple. Delicious. Scrumptious. Store in an airtight container so it doesn’t get  clumpy :-)

DSC_0880To make a mug of this goodness, warm a coffee mug of milk or water. Add about 1/4 cup of the mix, stir and enjoy!

yummy, yummy, yummy!
yummy, yummy, yummy!

“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things in life which are the real ones after all” –Laura Ingalls Wilder


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I am a 22 year old young lady who is redeemed and saved from my sin only by the grace of God. A bibliophile at heart with a love of history who desires to see the Word of God practically applied to all aspects of our daily lives -- in our homes, in the grocery store, in the political realm. I strive to put my jumbled, chaotic thoughts down onto paper -- reducing them into black and white rows, letters, sentences. Into some semblance of sanity. And I share them here with all of you, where I can challenge you, make you think, and cause you to ask questions. I am the oldest of eleven children living the country life in the deep south.

3 Comments

  • Stephanie

    Mmmm… hot chocolate is always a good idea {{smiles}} My family and I enjoy a cup every night after supper during the winter.

    Your homemade cocoa loos and sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing with Roses of Inspiration – it’s always a joy to have you at the party! Hugs!

  • JES

    Oh that does look nice and creamy! Thank you for sharing your recipe with us on the Art of Home-Making Mondays at Strangers & Pilgrims on Earth! :)

  • Amy

    Hello! What a lovely blog you have!

    I too love hot chocolate and so do my boys! I mean you really can’t go wrong with anything chocolate can you?!
    I have tried a few homemade hot cocoa recipes and haven’t liked them, yours is a bit different, so I’m definitely going to give yours a try! Perfect any time of year if you ask me.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Enjoy your week!
    Blessings, Amy

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