Chocolate Chunk Cocoa Mix

Chocolate Chunk Cocoa Mix
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hot chocolate
Yield: 3 cups of mix

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup sugar

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water
  2. Add all the ingredients to a blender. Blend until the ingredients are well-mixed and the chips are broken into small chunks.
  3. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 months. Makes about 3 cups of mix.
  4. For one cup of cocoa: In a small saucepan, whisk ¼ cup of the cocoa mix with ¾ cup milk while bringing the milk barely to a simmer over medium-low heat.
Notes: 

This recipe uses less sugar and cocoa powder than many cocoa mixes.Also, it omits adding non-dairy creamer. The mini semi-sweet chocolate chips add an extra chocolaty flavor, sweetness, and a slight creaminess from the fat content of the chips. Adding the cocoa to heated milk rather than using non-fat dry milk powder makes the taste more similar to cocoa made from scratch.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (¼ cup of mix made with ¾ cup of low-fat milk):
  • Calories 210
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 80mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 35g
  • Total Sugars 30g, includes 20g Added Sugars
  • Protein 9g
  • Vitamin D 10%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 15%
  • Potassium 8%
Nutrition Software Used: 
Esha Food Processor

Source:

Recipe provided by Alice Henneman