Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


30 servings (10 cups mix)

Updated: May. 05, 2022
At Christmastime, I make up several batches of this hot chocolate mix to give away. I package it in clean, empty instant coffee jars and add a festive label. People frequently return the jars for refills! —Sara Tatham, Plymouth, New Hampshire
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Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 5 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups instant chocolate drink mix
  • 1 cup powdered nondairy creamer
  • 1 cup malted milk powder
  • 1 cup chocolate malted milk powder
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa


  1. In a large airtight container, combine all ingredients. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 2 months (mixture will settle).
  2. To prepare hot chocolate: Place 1/3 cup mix in a mug; add 3/4 cup hot water and stir until blended.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup hot chocolate: 312 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 269mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (58g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.