Perfect for chilly chore days, this homemade hot cocoa recipe from member Elizabeth is sure to warm you up! Skip the store-bought packets and make this mix from items in your pantry.  

2 cups instant dry milk

2 cups powdered sugar, sifted

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted

? cup granulated sugar

Mix all of these ingredients together. If desired, run them through a sifter. Store in an airtight container.

When ready to use, take 1/3 cup of mix and combine with 1 cup of warm milk. To add more dairy products, top with whipped cream.

To enhance your hot cocoa, add mini marshmallows or chocolate chips that will melt while you're drinking it, making it extra chocolatey. You can also add caramel syrup or make adult an version by adding peppermint schnapps.