The nights and mornings are finally cold enough that hot cocoa is necessary. When I was an art teacher one of my favorite students gave me a jar of this cocoa mix as a holiday gift one year. I instantly fell in loooove with the delicious treat. So much so, I actually asked her mom for the recipe! Since then, this cocoa recipe has replaced any store bought in our home since it is just as creamy, and costs less.
Large container with a lid
mixing spoon or whisk
Home Made Hot Cocoa Recipe
2 c. powdered sugar
1 c. unsweetened cocoa
2 ½ c. powdered milk
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. corn starch
3 vanilla beans
Add 3 tbs. to your mug of hot water....stir......sip........mmmmmmm.
We also keep a few extra goodies to spice up our warm treats. Try these different additives to your cups of cocoa this winter season.
*½ tsp. vanilla, pinch of cinnamon and zest of an orange
*1 tbs. chocolate hazelnut spread or creamy peanut butter
* 1 tbs. cinnamon pumpkin pie sugar (another diy recipe)
Is there a spice or something extra your family adds to cocoa? Let me know, my family would love to try it.
I adore being a mom. Each day is filled with small moments of joy...and some challenging ones too! All of it is just too precious.