Homemade Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix

overhead view of dark chocolate hot cocoa mix in a jar with a gold spoon in it.

5 from 4 reviews

Rich and creamy 4-ingredient homemade dark chocolate hot cocoa mix is perfect for warming you up this winter! This easy mix also makes a great homemade gift! (gluten-free, nut-free)


  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup dutch processed or dark unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped dark chocolate


  1. Combine dry milk, cocoa powder, powdered sugar, salt and chopped chocolate in a high-powered blender or food processor and blend until chocolate is ground and incorporated into the powder mix.
  2. Scoop mix into jars.

To make hot cocoa:

  1. Pour 2-3 tbsp of mix into a mug and fill with 6-8 oz hot water or milk.
  2. Stir until smooth and creamy.


  • Store hot cocoa mix in a sealed container for up to 3 months.

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