Make Your Own Cocoa Powder

If you love chocolate milk or stirring a little bit of chocolate flavour into your coffee, there’s no reason to buy an overpriced box of desiccated powder. You can make your own cocoa mix at home, ready for mixing, with higher quality cocoa. Here’s how.

We’ve mentioned how to make cocoa mix in the past, but that recipe was more complicated and is now subscription-only. The blog Sugar Bananas notes that cocoa mix only really has three ingredients: cocoa or powdered chocolate, sugar and a little salt. Depending on your budget and palate, you can spring for higher-quality cocoa powder to get a richer, deeper chocolate flavour.

If you’re feeling experimental, you can amp it up with a pinch of cayenne pepper. Do you make your own cocoa powder? Any additions to the recipe to offer? Share your tips in the comments below.

Homemade Nesquik [Sugar Bananas]

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