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How To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

How to make hot chocolate mix from scratch that your kids will love!  This homemade hot chocolate mix is free of refined sugars and totally clean eating.

Categories Clean Eating, Drinks, Kid-Friendly, Sweet Treat
Difficulty Easy
Keyword homemade hot chocolate mix, hot chocolate mix, hot chocolate mix recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 89 kcal
Author Lacey Baier


  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder (can substitute with pure vanilla extract if not needing to keep mixture dry)
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups unsweetened almond milk (can use any preferred milk)


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients (cocoa powder, coconut sugar, sea salt, vanilla powder, and cinnamon) and stir to combine.

  2. Heat a sauce pan over medium-high heat and add the dry cocoa mixture.

  3. While stirring or whisking constantly, slowly add the milk until all the milk has been added and the dry powders are fully dissolved.

  4. Bring the mixture to a just below a simmer, taking care to stir frequently and to not allow the mixture to boil.
  5. Serve hot, preferably with some whipped cream.

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Nutrition Facts
How To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 89 Calories from Fat 21
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.3g4%
Saturated Fat 0.9g5%
Sodium 199.2mg8%
Carbohydrates 13.6g5%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 10.7g12%
Protein 1.6g3%
Vitamin A 600IU12%
Calcium 300mg30%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.