Homemade Hot Chocolate

 1 serving  2 min prep, 3 min cooking  62g / serving

Warm, sweet and rich, this basic hot chocolate recipe will help you to relax after a long day of adventuring. This drink contains 12g of high-quality protein, which is 11g more than your commercial hot chocolate powder prepared with hot water! It also provides some quickly absorbed carbohydrates and liquids to kickstart the recovery process.


  • 2 tbsp. (30 ml) sugar
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) cocoa
  • 4 tbsp. (60 ml) powdered milk
  • pinch of salt


  • Stove + fuel
  • Pot to boil water
  • Cup to drink
  • Sporks or forks

Before trip

  1. Mix all the ingredients together

At camp

  1. Bring to boil about 1 cup (250 ml) of water.
  2. In a cup, mix the content of the bag with about 1 tbsp (15 ml) of cold water to make a paste.
  3. Add boiling water to the chocolate paste and mix well. Enjoy!


Add dried orange zest, cinnamon or cardamon for a deluxe version.

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