Instant Hot Chocolate

Instant Hot Chocolate

Indulge in the rich, creamy goodness of homemade hot chocolate with this simple and versatile instant hot chocolate mix.

Crafted with a base of powdered milk, this mix provides a smooth and satisfying crema that elevates your hot chocolate experience. A touch of salt enhances the sweetness of the cocoa powder and powdered sugar, creating a perfectly balanced blend that’s both decadent and comforting.

For an extra touch of richness, you can add powdered non-dairy coffee creamer or malted milk powder, each adding its unique twist to the flavor profile. The creamer imparts a velvety smoothness and subtle vanilla notes, while the malted milk powder lends a nostalgic sweetness and a hint of malty goodness.

Whether you prefer a classic hot chocolate experience or crave a more decadent indulgence, this versatile mix can be customized. Combine the desired amount of mix with hot water or milk, stir until dissolved, and let the warmth and comfort of homemade hot chocolate envelop you.

Store this instant hot chocolate mix in an airtight container in a cool, dry place to ensure its freshness and enjoy a taste of cozy contentment whenever the mood strikes.

Instant Hot Chocolate

Instant Hot Chocolate
A vintage handwritten recipe card for Instant Hot Chocolate, made with powdered milk, slat, cocoa, and powdered sugar; add powdered non-dairy creamer or malted milk for a richer mix.
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  • 2 cups powdered milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Optional for a richer mix

  • 1/3 cup powdered non-dairy creamer OR
  • 1 tbsp malted milk powder


  • Mix ingredients well.
  • You can make a richer mix by adding 1/3 cup powdered non-dairy coffee creamer or a tablespoon or so of malted milk powder.

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Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate

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