Author: Angela Swanson
10 recipes for hot chocolate mix
It’s summertime, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy hot chocolate. You just need to get a little creative. Start thinking about it as a garnish or recipe ingredient instead of just a drink mix. Once you do that, you will be surprised at the diversity of uses you can find for that familiar wintertime pantry staple. We have compiled ten creative recipes for hot chocolate mix to either satisfy a nighttime craving or to impress at your next family gathering.
Millions of Starbucks junkies can’t be wrong…can they?
Whether you brew it in your kitchen or buy it from a barista, each day in America, we drink 400 MILLION cups of coffee! Considering only 150 million Americans or 50% of the US population indulges, that’s a lot of java being brewed, poured, slung, iced, flavored, decaf, half-caf and mixed with good old cream and sugar. But did you know hot cocoa may be a much healthier choice for your morning pick-me-up than a cup of joe?
When it comes to hot chocolate vs. coffee, hot chocolate is the winner according to science!
Tips and Tricks to Creating A Fun and Easy Chocolate Fondue Party!
There is nothing quite like a fondue to add a touch of sophistication and class to any soiree. When you add chocolate into the mix, the possibilities are limitless! Making a great fondue isn’t terribly difficult, but it does take time, patience and the right ingredients and tools. Making the party happen…well, that takes a little bit more planning, but with the right mix of people and treats, the possibilities are limitless. We’re going to focus on chocolate, of course, but you can apply the same basic ideas to any fondue party and finish off the evening with the dessert course. It’s another sweet tip set from Caldo Chocolate!
Summer’s on the way, and that means warm nights, hot days, fun in the sun and…hot chocolate? That’s right! Just because the mercury is climbing doesn’t mean you can’t still dip into your hot chocolate from last winter and enjoy your favorite treat in the form of a hot chocolate popsicle. These cool desserts are excellent for chilling on the scorching days to come, and also make great your next party. This refreshing frozen hot chocolate treat will satisfy your chocolate cravings this summertime! In the spirit of summer fun, we have added a bonus recipe, perfect for any family gathering or reunion.
Let’s Begin Our Tour of International Chocolate Festivals!
America loves chocolate. In fact, we love it so much that as a country, we gobble up about ½ of the world’s total production of the sweet stuff each year! White, milk and dark, all presented in ways and pairings to excite even the most jaded taste buds, you can find them at chocolate festivals around the globe. Get your passport ready, because after you read about the five most decadent international chocolate festivals, you’ll be calling your travel agent and making vacation plans!
Spring is springing, birds are singing, bees are stinging, bugs are clinging…and you’ve got about two tons of hot chocolate mix left over from the emergency supplies you laid in for the winter. By the time you need it again in the late fall, it may have achieved a higher level of civilization than most college kids can boast. If that doesn’t happen, it will have hardened into bricks suitable for the foundation of the Tower of Babel 2.0!
Before you panic and try to drink them all in the week before the weather really starts to get nice, take a deep breath. There are ways you can use the hot chocolate mix in your pantry throughout the year fast and fun ways by creating delicious, quick and easy desserts your family will love! We have two quick, easy, chocolaty treats perfect for company picnics, kids’ lunches or just a fun way to spend some time with the kids or friends.
Once thought of as the food of the gods and more valuable than gold, chocolate has been known since prehistoric times. Today, over 3 billion tons of chocolate are produced and consumed globally each year. We found 12 secret facts about chocolate; you may not know that will surprise and delight chocolate lovers everywhere!
We have collected ten delicious hot cocoa mix recipes that each has a tasty twist. The following recipes are not to be taken lightly. You may find them so delicious; you end up drinking your weight in hot chocolate goodness. The trick to a perfect cup every time is a high-quality hot cocoa mix and whole milk (you can substitute it with soy or almond milk). So always enjoy these in moderation to keep your waistline in check! These quick and easy one cup recipes are great to make with your children or grandchildren.
These are one cup hot cocoa mix recipes and take approximately 3 to 5 minutes.