Festival Foods Featured Recipe: Decadent Hot Cocoa Mix

Courtesy of Festival Foods.

MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – Whether you whip of a batch for a gift or enjoy it all for yourself, we know you’ll love this Decadent Hot Cocoa Mix!


8 servings


  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. corn starch
  • 2 (1.45 oz.) bars Hershey’s Special Dark Mildly Sweet Chocolate Bars, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup Hershey’s Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • 8 cups low fat milk, for serving
  • Optional toppings: see Chef’s Tips


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor; blend until powdery. Store in an airtight container until ready to serve.
  2. Serving instructions: Heat one cup of milk in a saucepan over medium heat until steamy. Add 3 Tbsp. cocoa mix and cook, whisking frequently, until mixture simmers and mix is completely dissolved. Pour into mug, top with garnishes of choice and serve.


Top with mini marshmallows, whipped cream or a candy cane.


Per Serving: Calories 180, Total Fat 5g (Saturated 1g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 135mg, Total Carbohydrate 28g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Total Sugars 24g, Includes 10g Added Sugars), Protein 8g, Vitamin D 0%, Calcium 20%, Iron 10%, Potassium 8%

*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

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