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How to Make Your Own Cocoa Mix

Commercially produced cocoa mixes are often too sweet for many palates. You can make your own mix using this recipe.


  • Step 1: Sift the ingredients Sift the ingredients together several times to combine.
  • TIP: If you prefer unsweetened cocoa, leave out the brown sugar.
  • Step 2: Store the mix Place the mix a tightly covered container and store in a cool place.
  • Step 3: Add hot water to use Combine ⅓ third cup cocoa mix with 1 cup hot water to make one serving.
  • FACT: The Native Peoples of Mexico believed the cacao tree -- the source of cocoa beans -- to be of divine origin.

You Will Need

  • 1u00bd tsp. powdered vanilla
  • 3/4 c. unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 c. instant nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/3 c. light brown sugar
  • Sifter
  • Container with a tight lid

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