Learn to make hot chocolate in an easy, giftable kit your friends and family will love.
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Make a gift of hot chocolate in three easy steps
Do it yourself artisan hot cocoa kit
If you’re looking for a nice holiday gift for friends or a fun project for the kids, why not try making hot chocolate with a kit? I tell you, your loved ones will love it.
This hot cocoa jar is perfect for uber-cool weather. This is a great holiday DIY — easy to do and fun for everyone!
The holiday season is the perfect time to warm up with a sweet cup of hot cocoa. Drinking the same old plain chocolate drink every year, though, can start to taste generic.
I have come up with this homemade hot chocolate kit for everyone. It’s one of my family’s favorites. It may even become your family’s favorite holiday drink.
Use this gourmet kit to make artisan hot cocoa in minutes! Subtle notes of mezcal, chipotle and hazelnut make for an incredibly decadent marriage of sweet and spicy flavors.
It makes a great gift for friends, family or that special someone. Of course, you can treat yourself to these best holiday treats.
What is Mezcal? It can refer to an agave plant or a distilled beverage that comes from any agave plant.
Hot chocolate ingredients
Steps to how to make one
Step 1. Measure all ingredients
The first step in how to make hot chocolate is to measure out all of your ingredients. Then you put them in a separate bowl.
That way, you can keep all of your ingredients in front of you as you fill your jar.
Step 2. Start pouring
Begin filling your container, starting with your powdered ingredients first.
Continue pouring, layering the ingredients in your bowl.
Add the cocoa to the jar.
After you add all of your powdered ingredients, add a layer of chocolate chips.
Finally, place a layer of marshmallows.
Prepare to close, decorate, and label your jars.
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Step 3. Sort and label
Close the lid of your glass jar. You can now choose to decorate it as you wish. It can be ribbon, tissue paper or whatever you like.
Next, take your label and write down your ingredients and how to make hot chocolate step by step. Don’t forget to tie it around your jar. Perfect!
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In just a few minutes, you’ve learned how to make a jar of hot chocolate. You can now gift it to your friends and family. You can have a mug yourself.
When you’re ready to drink, pour in some milk or hot water. Give your favorite hot chocolate a little twist by adding a hint of peppermint or cinnamon. Use this infographic If you need a quick compilation. Happy holidays!
Did you enjoy this tutorial on how to make hot chocolate for the holidays? Let me know in the comment section below!
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Editor’s note: This article was originally published on November 17, 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevance.