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hungryabbey Dec 1, 2009 05:46 PM

I want to make a hot chocolate mix for a Xmas gift, any ideas for powdered versions that are really special? maybe something other than just a *plain* hot chocolate.

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    gordeaux Dec 1, 2009 07:43 PM

    Use a much superior cocoa than say, Hershey's.
    Vanilla powder
    Cinnamon
    Ancho (or hotter) chile powder
    Possibly a "sampler" of different mixes for the gift?

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      Yes Please Dec 1, 2009 11:38 PM

      I like Ghiradelli's personally...
      and how about mint, mocha, cardamom, ginger, black and white (white chocolate), orange, lavender and if you're feeling adventurous coconut curry maybe?

      I like the idea of a sampler too!

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        Yes Please Dec 1, 2009 11:43 PM

        or pumpkin pie spice!

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          hungryabbey Dec 2, 2009 05:16 PM

          mm i like these ideas. when you say adding mint and or white chocolate or orange, what are you adding? Do these come in powder format?
          And how much do you think I should add?

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