Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Tuesday Teatime~ Cocoa Time & Cocoa Recipes

Happy Tuesday! It's teatime again! Well, really today we are having cocoa! My last post I shared with you our cocoa station I put together...So of course I had to take advantage of making a nice cup of hot cocoa in my favorite vintage Santa mug designed by Howard Holt in 1960.

I wanted to share a few Hot Cocoa recipes with y'all! 
A couple of them you can make and jar up as gifts! 
Who doesn't love something homemade!!?

~French Vanilla Hot Cocoa Mix~


. 6 C nonfat dry powdered milk
. 2 C powdered sugar
. 8 oz. French Vanilla flavor non-dairy powdered coffee creamer
. 2 C Nesquick 
. 6 oz. box instant French Vanilla pudding mix


1. Combine all ingredients in a large container and mix thoroughly
2. Spoon into Mason jar or Mason Jar Mug then top with lid
3. Decorate jar
4. Attach a label to the jar with the following instructions:

French Vanilla Cocoa Mix:
 Combine 3 heaping Tablespoons of mix to 
1 Cup boiled water. Stir well and enjoy!

~Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mix~


. 2 C Powdered milk
. 12 Candy Canes
3/4 C Sugar
. 1/2 C Powdered Sugar
. 1/3 C Hershey's Cocoa
. 2/3 C Powdered Coffee Mate Creamer


1. In a large bowl combine all ingredients and stir well
2. Add in crushed candy canes ( crushed in food processor ) into the powdered mix or layer them into a jar and top with mini marshmallows if you are gift giving.
3. Mix 1/3 C of hot cocoa mix with 8 oz. water, mix well and enjoy with marshmallows on top!

~Two Ingredient Nutella Hot Cocoa~


2 TBL Nutella
1 C milk


Heat 1 C milk in saucepan until it's steaming, but not quite boiling. Stir in Nutella until it's  evenly dissolved. Top with whipped cream or marshmallows and perhaps some chocolate shavings! Enjoy!!

I hope you will try these fun recipes! 
And be sure to share a cup of cocoa with someone...
Thanks for stopping in! See you again with more Christmas cheer!

Love, The Freckled Farmgirl

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