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Homemade Hot Chocolate | Peppermint Essential Oil Drink

Jane Davidson | Typically Jane
A perfect, simple, homemade hot chocolate recipe base! Then add in a drop of peppermint essential oil to jazz it up!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 cups milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Hot water or milk
  • 1 drop peppermint essential oil per cup


  • Combine powdered sugar, cocoa powder, milk powder, salt, and cornstarch.
  • You can use immediately, or store in an air tight canister.
  • When ready to serve, combine 2 tablespoons of mix with 1 mug of hot water or milk.
  • For peppermint hot cocoa, add 1 drop of peppermint essential oil.