Quick & Easy DIY Hot Chocolate Mug Gift For Christmas

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Hot chocolate is made for cold winter evenings, so why not treat someone special to this DIY hot chocolate mug gift? 

It’s like two gifts in one as they can enjoy the deluxe hot chocolate and then keep the mug afterwards. It also kind of feels like you’re giving them a warm hug in a mug. Simply marvellous!

Fancy giving it a go? Here’s how to do it…

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DIY Hot Chocolate Mug Gift For Christmas

DIY Hot Chocolate Mug Gift Tutorial

What You’ll Need:

  • A festive or personalised mug
  • Hot chocolate powder
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Candy canes
  • Ribbon
  • Cellophane bags

How To Make Hot Chocolate Gift Mugs

Step 1:

Fill a small cellophane bag with hot chocolate powder and fill another one with the marshmallows.

This keeps the chocolate powder from “muddying” the marshmallows… no one wants brown marshmallows, am I right?

You could also use a small ready-made packet of hot chocolate instead if you prefer.

Step 2:

Place the bag of hot chocolate at the bottom of your mug and add the bag of marshmallows on top.

Optional: Add any other ingredients to the mug, such as chocolate sprinkles or chocolate chips. Keep these in separate bags as well.

Step 3:

Place your mug inside a medium-sized cellophane bag and tie the top of it shut with a twist tie.

Step 4:

Measure and trim a piece of ribbon and grab two candy canes.

Step 5:

Begin to tie the ribbon around the top of the cellophane bag, but don’t finish with a bow just yet. 

Hold your candy canes in a cross shape where your bow will be and then secure in place with the bow.

Your DIY hot chocolate gift is now ready for your special someone. You could pop it in a gift bag, or you could even use it in a self-care winter gift basket.

DIY Hot Chocolate Mug Gift Tutorial

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I hope you like making this quick and easy DIY hot chocolate mug gift! If you like this, then you’ll probably also like our other DIY gifts.

If you make anything inspired by this tutorial then we’d love to see it, so tag us on Instagram @houseofmahalo!

Like this tutorial? Why not pin or bookmark it now, so you can make your very own DIY hot cocoa mug gift later!

Quick & Easy DIY Hot Chocolate Mug Gift For Christmas
Justine is one half of the newlywed duo behind this home and craft blog, as well as the couples travel blog Wanderers of the World. When not away travelling with her husband and Rough Collie, she's always making something or busying about the house. So really, it's no surprise that House of Mahalo was born!

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