These Homemade Hot Chocolate Gift Boxes are the ultimate delicious Christmas treat, all you need to add is the milk! They are a perfect homemade gift for loved ones (that love chocolate!) that shows you have put a little extra care into their presents this year.
We first shared this delicious recipe by Caroline de Luca in ele Magazine.
Ingredients (Makes 1 Gift Box with 2 Hot Chocolates)
2 tbsp cocoa powder
2 tbsp white sugar
½ cup milk chocolate chips
4 party sized Cadbury flake chocolates, roughly chopped (optional)
4 tbsp white mini marshmallows (optional)
1 x Christmas box
2 x glass jars or mason jars
Takeaway cups with lids*
Layer the cocoa powder, white sugar, milk chocolate chips and Cadbury flake into each of the glass jars.
Arrange your Christmas boxes filled with Hot Chocolate Glass jars, takeaway cups, chocolates, marshmallows or anything you desire. Get creative!
To Make the Hot Chocolate
Heat your choice of milk into a saucepan over low heat. Add the hot chocolate mixture to the milk and whisk until all of the chocolate is melted. Pour into takeaway cups. Add an extra dusting of cocoa powder and marshmallows (optional) if desired.
Dust with cocoa and serve with mini marshmallows.
To make more sustainable
Make this more sustainable by swapping out the takeaway cups with a beautiful mug that can be used over and over again.
See more festive ideas here.