Anyone Can Cook: Hot Cocoa

The weather is getting colder and I hope for a bunch of snow. Cold weather and snow are two perfect excuses to drink hot chocolate. Who are we kidding? We don’t need any excuses to drink hot chocolate.
Watch the video and learn how to make your OWN homemade hot chocolate mix, perfect for gift giving to your friends or even making for yourself. Make sure to check out the art club blog on the perfect gifting opportunity that will include your hot cocoa mix.

Hot chocolate mix recipe

2 cups powdered sugar
2 cups dry milk
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
Combine all the dry ingredients in a large bowl. To give as a gift place 1 cup of hot cocoa mix and a few marshmallows in a plastic baggie or container.
Instructions to make hot cocoa – Mix 1 cup dry cocoa mix with 1 cup hot water in a mug. Stir and add marshmallows.

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I work in the kids library with all ages, but especially with teens. I enjoy spending time with my two teenage kids and I love to cook for people. I also love animals and would have many more if I could. Ask me for recommendations of Young Adult realistic fiction - my favorite genre.