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Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Quick and easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 8 to 10 minutes
Makes: 18 to 20 servings
Recipe source:Serious Eats ,You can find the original recipe here
Ingredients:

  1. Chocolate ,grated- 1 and 1/3 cup
  2. Unsweetened Cocoa powder – 1 Cup
  3. Cane sugar – 1 Cup
  4. Corn Starch / Corn Flour – 2 tbsp
  5. Salt – 1 fat pinch
  6. Vanilla bean,scraped – 1(optional)

Instructions:

  • To prepare Hot Chocolate Mix:Combine all ingredients in a food processor/blender.Blend until it is completely powdered.Transfer to airtight container ( add the vanilla bean pod to the container ,if desired)and store in a cool,dark place for upto 3 months.

  • To make hot chocolate:  Add 1 to 3 tbsp of the hot chocolate mix into 1 cup of boiling milk and mix until combined.For a thicker hot chocolate, heat the mixture for about 30 seconds ,until smooth and slightly thick.
  • NOTES

    • Increase or decrease the quantity of hot chocolate mix per cup of milk depending on how ‘chocolatey’ you want it . 
    • To scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean,cut the vanilla bean in half along its length using a sharp knife.Scrape out the seeds with the back of the knife and add along with the rest of the ingredients.Place the  empty pod in  the chocolate mix container,if desired. 

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    3 Comments

  • Reply
    Sailaja Damodaran
    February 25, 2015 at 2:12 am

    Love the clicks!
    http://www.sailajakitchen.org

  • Reply
    Revathi Ramkumar
    March 1, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    Classic pics… Can I know wat lens u use for food photography

    • Reply
      Kurryleaves
      April 18, 2015 at 11:11 am

      Thank you Revathi!!i use nikkor 50 mm 1.8 G.
      Regards
      Vidya

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