Hot Chocolate Mix with Variations

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This assortment of hot cocoa mix recipes was created by the chefs at Whole Foods.  Package this mix in a decorated jar, with the directions attached, for a wonderful holiday gift.

Traditional Hot Chocolate Mix
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup organic dry powdered rice or soy milk
  • ¼ cup good quality organic cocoa powder
  • ½ cup vanilla sugar (see recipe below)
  • Pinch of sea salt
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together and store in an airtight container. To make hot cocoa, stir one cup boiling water into ¼ cup mix.
Vanilla Sugar
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups organic unbleached raw cane sugar, (such as Florida Crystals or Sucanat)
  • 1 whole vanilla bean, cut up into small pieces
Instructions
  1. Combine the sugar with the vanilla bean in a food processor or a blender. Process until the vanilla bean is completely minced. Strain sugar into a container with a tight fitting lid. Store in a cool dry place.
 
Spiced Hot Chocolate Mix
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 recipe Traditional Organic Hot Cocoa Mix
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • Pinch of sea salt
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together and store in an airtight container. To make hot cocoa, stir one cup boiling water into ¼ cup mix.
 
Java Almond
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 recipe Traditional Organic Hot Cocoa Mix
  • 1 to 2 TB organic instant coffee or coffee substitute
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together and store in an airtight container. To make hot cocoa, stir one cup boiling water into ¼ cup mix.
 
Mint Hot Chocolate
 
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Ingredients
  • ¼ cup Traditional Organic Hot Cocoa Mix
  • 1 herbal mint tea bag
Instructions
  1. Fill one mug with the Traditional Hot Cocoa Mix. Add 1 cup boiling water and the mint tea bag. Steep for 1 to 3 minutes.
 
Hot Almond Cocoa
 
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Ingredients
  • ¼ cup Traditional Organic Hot Cocoa Mix
  • 1 almond flavored tea bag
Instructions
  1. Fill one mug with the Traditional Hot Cocoa Mix. Add 1 cup boiling water and the almond tea bag. Steep for 1 to 3 minutes.
 

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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