Make homemade strawberry hot cocoa mix using just four ingredients including freeze-dried strawberries and white chocolate, then mix it into a mug of hot milk to create the most amazing strawberry hot chocolate. It's a perfect wintertime treat.
A few months ago, I made some brain-shaped hot chocolate bombs for Halloween and filled them with homemade strawberry hot cocoa mix. When the white chocolate bombs were melted in a mug of hot milk, they made the most amazing strawberry hot chocolate.
So, when Dixie Crystals asked me to create a strawberry hot chocolate recipe to share on their website, I knew exactly where to start.
The strawberry-flavored hot cocoa mix that I used to fill the hot chocolate bombs tasted great when melted with the white chocolate shell (the brain), but on its own was lacking in flavor.
I knew I need to add an equal amount of white chocolate that was in each chocolate bomb's shell to the hot cocoa mix, so I grated white chocolate and mixed it with the crushed freeze-dried strawberries, powdered sugar, and powdered milk. It worked perfectly!
When mixed with hot milk, it made hot chocolate that had a wonderful strawberries & cream flavor.
To make the strawberry hot chocolate bright pink for Valentine's Day, I swapped out plain white chocolate for pink candy melts.
You can find the recipe to make this Homemade Strawberry Hot Chocolate on the Dixie Crystals website.
This post was sponsored by Dixie Crystals.