Malted Hot Chocolate Mix

Malted Hot Chocolate Mix

Hot chocolate is one of my favorite drinks in the wintertime! It’s so easy to make a batch of homemade hot chocolate mix. Just add this mix to hot water, milk, or coffee!

Malted Hot Chocolate Mix

You can easily turn your homemade mix into a pretty party favor or stocking stuffer…

Malted Hot Chocolate Mix

This mix goes perfectly with the Hot Chocolate Spoons that were on the blog a few days ago! Malted milk powder can be a little tricky to find, this recipe is good with or without!

Malted Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

3 cups powdered sugar
2 1/2 cups powdered milk
1/2 cup malted milk powder
1 cup dark cocoa powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cornstarch

Malted Hot Chocolate Mix

In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients until well combined. Store in an airtight container.

For serving: use 3 to 4 tablespoons of the hot chocolate mix for 8 ounces of hot water or milk.

I like to use disposable frosting piping bags to create a pretty layered mix, perfect for gift giving! Take a bag and fill the tip with mini chocolate chips, add several large spoonfuls of hot chocolate mix, and top with mini marshmallows. Secure the top of the bag with a twist tie.

Use twine or ribbon to create a bow over the twist tie. Add a small tag with serving instructions, or use a marker to write the instructions right onto the bag.

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8 Comments Add yours

  1. wookiemom says:

    I may be over thinking this, but some powdered sugar has corn starch already in it. So is the extra starch needed or does the recipe assume we are using a corn starch free powdered sugar?

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    1. You can make it with or without. The added cornstarch gives the hot chocolate a little bit more of a thick and creamy consistency. I’ve always added cornstarch after seeing it in Alton Brown’s hot chocolate mix recipe years ago.

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  2. Melisda says:

    So good!!! Thanks for sharing a great recipe!

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    1. Thanks for commenting!

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  3. izzy says:

    Out of curiosity if I skip on the malted milk, would the flavor taste very different?

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    1. izzy says:

      Could i just skip that on it being a regular hot chocolate?

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    2. You can absolutely leave out the malted milk powder, it just adds a mild flavor, similar to candy whoppers. You could also replace it with extra powdered milk, to make a creamier cocoa!

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