Yield: One batch makes Four 6-oz. servings of hot chocolate.
- 8 oz. pkg. (Eight 1-ounce squares) semi-sweet baking chocolate
- 1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/3 c. sugar
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
Directions: Finely chop the chocolate squares with a sharp knife. Stir all the ingredients together in a bowl.
If giving as a gift, spoon the mixture into 2 sandwich-size zipper-closing bags and include directions on a card in each bag.
Hot Chocolate Mix Directions:
To prepare 1 serving: Place 1/4 c. hot chocolate mix and 2/3 c. milk in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking frequently, until the chocolate is melted.