Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa Mix with Flavor Options
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You can double, triple, or quadruple this recipe if you like to keep a good supply of hot cocoa at the ready.
Serves: about 6 servings
The Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa Mix
  1. Put the dairy-free milk powder, cocoa powder, vanilla sugar, and salt in a bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Store the hot cocoa mix in an airtight container.
To Make 1 Serving of Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa
  1. Put ¼ cup of the hot cocoa mix into a mug and whisk in 1 cup boiling water until smooth.
Vanilla Sugar Recipe: Put 2 cups sugar and 1 vanilla bean, cut into small pieces, in a food processor or a blender. Process until the vanilla bean is completely minced. Strain the sugar into a container with a tight fitting lid. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place.
Spice Hot Cocoa Mix: Add 1 teaspoon ground cardamom, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, and ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg to the mix and whisk to combine.
Mocha Hot Cocoa Mix: Add 1 to 2 tablespoons instant coffee to the mix and whisk to combine.
Mint Hot Cocoa: Add 1 mint tea bag to the hot cocoa once you add the boiling water, and let it brew for 3 minutes. Squeeze the bag to extract the liquid when you remove it.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/dairy-free-hot-cocoa-mix-recipe