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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

Decadent and rich, this homemade hot cocoa mix is sure to warm up any winter evening.
Servings 2 Mugs
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 8 mins


  • Whisk
  • Sauce Pan
  • Mugs


  • 4 Cups Milk I use chocolate almond milk
  • ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • ½ Cup Mini Chocolate Chips Plus extra for decoration
  • ¼ Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Additional Toppings to Taste See post above for ideas


  • Whisk together the sugar and cocoa powder. Note that this recipe can scale up to make as much as you want, just keep equal parts of both ingredients.
  • Start heating up your milk in a sauce pan, and whisk in your mix.
  • Once hot (but not boiling), add your chocolate chips and stir to melt them in and smooth it out.
  • Embellish and serve! Whisk in vanilla extract or another extract. Top with whipped cream and any cinnamon, chocolate drizzle, candy bits, or chocolate shavings you like. Make it yours!
Course: Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Hot cocoa