Homemade Hot Chocolate | Peppermint Essential Oil Drink

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A perfect, simple, homemade hot chocolate recipe base! Then add in a drop of peppermint essential oil to jazz it up!


  • 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


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