Hot Chocolate Mix

Have you ever made your own hot chocolate mix? Well if no, now is the time! This is the perfect gift but also important to keep a jar in your cupboard for those cozy nights, when making I sometimes add a shot of espresso to make a mocha or even a shot of baileys! Yum.

Ingredients


100g cocoa powder

100g icing sugar

50g cornflour

25g brown sugar

1tsp nutmeg

1tsp cinnamon

200g dark chocolate (chopped)


Prep the chocolate by leaving in the fridge 20 minutes before using to avoid it melting when chopping.

I usually use a rolling pin to bash the full bar of chocolate whilst in it’s wrapper to break it into pieces – I think it looks cool to have visible pieces of chocolate when in the jar but you can also use a blender to blitz the chocolate into small pieces (You can also use chocolate chips instead).

Pour all ingredients into a bowl and mix well to combine. Divide into clean, sterilized jars (see tips on this here) and label. This is a vegan and gluten free recipe too!

Use 2 teaspoons of the mix per cup of hot chocolate, store in dry cupboard for up to 6 months!

TOP TIP: This is a great Christmas gift – you can get creative with the labeling too! Check out all the recipes for the Christmas Hamper gift idea below…

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