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Hot Chocolate Mix for a Crowd

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

Author: MaryJane Robbins

Hot Chocolate Mix for a Crowd Recipe

Nothing but nothing can take the place of a cup of rich hot chocolate on a cold fall morning. Our recipe makes a generous 6 cups of mix, enough for 24 cups of the best hot chocolate you've ever had.

At a glance

6 cups dry mix
Nutrition information


Choose your measure:

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate
  • 3/4 cup milk chocolate
  • 1 cup Double Dutch Dark cocoa
  • pinch of salt, optional


  1. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the sugar and vanilla and pulse for 5 to 6 seconds until well combined.
  2. Coarsely chop the semi-sweet and milk chocolates and add them to the bowl. Pulse in 10 second intervals until until finely ground and combined with the vanilla sugar.
  3. Add the dry cocoa and salt, pulsing again until everything is well mixed. The mix will be slightly coarse, like brown sugar. Pour into a large glass or plastic jar for storing.
  4. For each cup of hot chocolate, combine 1/4 cup of mix with 8 ounces of hot milk. Stir until all of the chocolate is melted. Top with whipped cream, marshmallows or your favorite topping. Makes 24 8-ounce servings.
  5. Store airtight for 6 to 9 months. Excellent for holiday gift giving. Try packing in pretty mason jars tied with bright ribbons. Be sure to add a card with the mix directions.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 40g, dry
  • Servings Per Batch 24
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 170
  • Calories from Fat 60
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0g
  • Sodium 15mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Protein 2g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.