[Sca-cooks] OT OOP: Hot Chocolate Mix

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 11:42:18 PDT 2009

Can you make hot chocolate and have it available in a thermos for pouring
I'm a firm believer in hot chocolate and not instant cocoa.  Hot milk and
grated sweet chocolate melts and makes a wonderful easy chocolate drink.


On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 12:39 PM, <lilinah at earthlink.net> wrote:

> This is way off topic, but...
> I'm the Minister of Sciences for the Principality of the Mists. The Arts
> Minister and i are currently trying to raise money to buy a new pavilion for
> Mists A&S. We're planning to have fundraising breakfasts Sat 17 and Sun 18
> at Mists Fall Coronet.
> We're not serving period food :-( We will be serving pancakes (not the
> period kind), some sort of meat on Saturday; and just boiled eggs and
> purchased breakfast pastry or bagels on Sunday. Both days we'll offer hot
> beverages - coffee and hot water for tea.
> I'd like to have hot chocolate for kids, but i *detest* Swiss Miss (gag,
> gag). Is there some other relatively inexpensive hot chocolate/hot cocoa mix
> that isn't so nasty? The advantage of Swiss Miss is that it comes in
> *portion control* packages.
> There's a massive get together of cooks to make period food with each other
> on Saturday, and i can barely rouse any volunteers to help us. So i really
> can't spare someone to supervise "loose" cocoa powder.
> Any suggestions? Or am i stuck serving Swiss Miss?
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