HOMEMADE HOT CHOCOLATE
3 1/2 cups sugar
2 1/4 cups cocoa
2 teaspoons salt
Combine all ingredients and mix them. You can store the mix in airtight container for the times when you'll need a little 'pick-me-up'.
Heat one cup of whole milk.
Mix in two tablespoons of hot chocolate mix and stir until dissolved.
Add 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract for peppermint hot chocolate.
Add 1 teaspoon peppermint schnapps for adult peppermint hot chocolate
Add a pinch cinnamon for Mexican hot chocolate
Mix with a hot cup of coffee instead of sugar or sugar substitute for a quick, homemade mocha flavored coffee.
Add marshmallows for creamier texture.