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Mexican Hot Chocolate Gift Mix

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Gift Mix
Photo courtesy of Imperial Sugar. 

Warm and soothing hot chocolate with a hint of cinnamon. This quick and easy mix can be packaged in a set of coffee mugs for a creative gift.

Recipe courtesy of Imperial Sugar. 


  • 1 Cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 1/4 Cups Imperial Sugar Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 Teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Cellophane bag (narrow, tall ones work best)
  • Ribbon, string or raffia to decorate
  • Holiday mugs


In a food processor, combine cocoa, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon.

Pulse until all ingredients are finely ground.

Pour mixture into clear cellophane bag (narrower, tall ones work best).

Secure bag closed with tie, leaving no air pockets.

Print a theme-specific Gift Mix Instructions card and attach to your package.

We have three themed gift mix cards to choose from: all-seasons, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Attach recipe card with ribbon, raffia or string.

Place cocoa mix bag inside a holiday mug for a cute presentation.