Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Mix

“We make batches of this minty, malted milk-flavoured hot chocolate to give as gifts. Be prepared—friends will return the jars for refills!” —Sara Tatham, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Mix
Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Mix
Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Mix
Servings Prep Time
20servings (6-2/3 cups hot cocoa mix) 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
20servings (6-2/3 cups hot cocoa mix) 30minutes
Ingredients
Portions: servings (6-2/3 cups hot cocoa mix)
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: servings (6-2/3 cups hot cocoa mix)
Units:
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix chocolate drink mix, malted milk powder and baking cocoa. In another bowl, mix confectioners' sugar and creamer.
  2. In each of four 1-pint canning jars, layer 3/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder, 3/4 cup chocolate mixture, 3 tablespoons chocolate chips, 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar mixture, 3 tablespoons chocolate chips and 1/4 cup candy canes, pouring ingredients through a large funnel or a waxed-paper cone. Press candy canes down to fit if needed.
  3. Cover and store in a cool, dry place up to 2 months (mixture will settle). To use, transfer contents of jar to a covered container; mix well.
  4. To prepare hot cocoa: Place 1/3 cup combined mix in a mug; stir in 3/4 cup hot water until blended.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 serving prepared hot cocoa: 315 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 155mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 3g fibre), 6g protein.