Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

This top rated hot chocolate mix recipe will be just right for changing that cold weather feel with a delicious warm cup of hot cocoa. Everyone will love this tasty recipe and you will find it quick and simple to make. There are many recipes to try but this basic one is hard to top.

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Large cup or mug
Measuring spoons


2 to 3 tablespoons cocoa
2 tablespoons sugar
Dash salt
1 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla


  • Mix cocoa, sugar and salt in large cup or mug.
  • Heat milk in microwave on High 1 1/2 minutes or until hot.
  • Gradually add not milk to cocoa mixture in cup, stirring until well blended.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Serve with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, if desired.


1 serving.


Sugar free hot chocolate.
  • Combine cocoa and salt but omit sugar.
  • Follow recipe above using nonfat milk.
  • Stir in vanilla and sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar.

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