Candy Cane Hot Chocolate

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

A hot chocolate mix with variations a great gift idea or a winter drink, serve with a small candy cane and top whipped cream!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups powdered sugar
  • 12 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 12 cup coffee creamer
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 2 12 cups skim milk powder (I use carnation)
  • 1 cup candy cane, crushed


  1. In a large bowl measure and sift powdered sugar, unsweetned cocoa, coffee creamer,salt and skim milk powder.
  2. Break up and pulse in food processor til candy canes are very fine. Cover your ears its gonna get noisy!
  3. Mix all together and store in air tight container until ready to serve.
  4. To make hot chocolate mix 1/3 cup hot chocolate mix in a cup of boiling water. Top with whipped cream!
  5. For a gift basket idea I make a batch of just plain hot chocolate, one batch with candy cane added and one batch with mini marshmallows. For a batch -one cup of mini marhmallows. Fill three decorative air tight containers with one of each of these kinds label with instructions for making, add a cute mug, nice gift for the holidays.
  6. About 14 candy canes or 175 gram box will yield one cup.


Most Helpful

Thank you for sharing this great hot chocolate. It was quick and easy to make, with excellent results. I will make this again and again. I did garnish with whipped cream and a cherry as I used up all my candy canes. Thanks for being such a great PAC baby. :)

Baby Kato April 07, 2010

I think this is worth the full 5 stars. It's super simple to make, will keep very well and most importantly is just delicious! It may be Aug now but the temp today is only 12c and this is a real treat. I used 1/4 cup of mix in a latte mug. Thanks Calee :D

Annacia August 31, 2008

I love the peppermint flavor the candy canes give this hot chocolate.It makes more servings than listed. I think next time I might increase the coco ratio to skim milk/coffee creamer.I added mini marshallows to my cup and this would definately make a nice gift. Thank you calee.

cookiedog November 11, 2006

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