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Instant Cocoa Mix

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Instant Cocoa Mix

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 6 Ounces

Makes: 8 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 104

Total Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 90mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 17g

Protein: 8g

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Make this for: Snack

Category: Beverages

This Recipe Makes: 8 Serving(s)

What you'll need

  • 2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup lower-fat powdered nondairy creamer
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 10 packet(s) sweetener or 1 tablespoon measurable sweetener of choice
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon (optional)


  • Step 1
    For cocoa mix, stir together milk powder, nondairy creamer, cocoa powder, sweetener and, if desired, cinnamon. Cover and store in an airtight container. For each serving, in a heat-proof mug add 3/4-cup boiling water to 1/3-cup cocoa mix; stir to dissolve.
  • Step 2
    Mocha Cocoa Mix: For a delicious mocha-flavored variation of Instant Cocoa Mix, prepare as directed, except decrease the cocoa powder to 1/3-cup and add 1/4-cup instant coffee crystals.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Milk/Dairy: 1