DIY Hot Cocoa || Christmas gifts | DIY | Make your own | Merry Christmas | gluten free | chocolate | dessert

DIY Hot Cocoa Mix

So… I saw a small box of marshmallows at Williams-Sonoma for $20!! 😱What on earth! Make your own, friends! And pair it with homemade cocoa mix for the perfect DIY Christmas gift.

DIY Hot Cocoa || Christmas gifts | DIY | Make your own | Merry Christmas | gluten free | chocolate | dessert
DIY Hot Cocoa – Great For Christmas Gifts!

A few years ago, my girls and I took a fun cooking class at Sur La Table and one of the holiday treats we made was this DIY hot cocoa mix. Once you make a batch of this, you will never go back to the regular stuff. This DIY hot cocoa mix is rich and creamy and takes only a few ingredients and a food processor to mix up.

DIY Hot Cocoa || Christmas gifts | DIY | Make your own | Merry Christmas | gluten free | chocolate | dessert
DIY Hot Cocoa Mix

We love it so much that we make it for gifts at Christmas. It’s always a hit.

DIY Hot Cocoa Mix

Once you make this super simple DIY Hot Cocoa Mix, you will never go back to store bought! 

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 503 kcal
Author Erin Brighton

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semi sweet or dark chocolate chocolate chips
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 t salt

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until combined. 

  2. To make the cocoa - combine 3 Tablespoons of the DIY Hot Cocoa Mix with 1 cup of milk. Stir. Heat. Enjoy! 

DIY Hot Cocoa Mix

To make this for yourself … place in a large jar and use daily. To make this for your friends, divide between small mason jars – add a bow – done!

If you are planning to give this away,  attach a little tag with the directions – Heat 1 cup of milk. Add 3 Tablespoons DIY Hot Cocoa Mix. Whisk. Enjoy!

You don’t want your gift recipient to just stare at that cute little jar and wonder what the heck to do with it.

If you are really adventurous, make your own marshmallows to go along with this DIY hot cocoa mix. Click here for the homemade marshmallow recipe!

DIY Hot Cocoa || Christmas gifts | DIY | Make your own | Merry Christmas | gluten free | chocolate | dessert
DIY Marshmallows Go Well With DIY Hot Cocoa Mix!

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