Mr. Food: Do It Yourself Hot Cocoa Mix

December 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
One of life's simple pleasures is to indulge your taste buds with a warm mug of hot cocoa. Our tasty do-it-yourself tips are sure to bring lots of sipping enjoyment to make that experience even more rewarding!About 15 servings (3-3/4 cups mix)

2 cups nonfat dry milk
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup powdered nondairy creamer
1/8 teaspoon salt

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

To make a mug of hot cocoa, simply place 1/4 cup mix in a mug and add 3/4 cup boiling water; stir to blend.

Options:

  • To make Mocha Joe, stir 2 tablespoons mix into a cup of coffee.
  • For a south-of-the-border version, add a dash of ground cinnamon after placing the mix in a mug.
  • To make your cocoa extra-special, stir in a bit of your favorite liqueur and/or top it with a drizzle of caramel sauce or chocolate syrup.

 


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