Searching For Nestle Quick Recipe

Hi All,

I love drinking chocolate milk and I love Nestle Quick, but it’s expensive. So… I’m trying to find a recipe to make a chocolate milk mix like Nestle Quick to try and save money.

There are only two considerations I need for this recipe:
*It must be in powdered form (so I can make a large batch at a time).
*It must be for cold milk – not a hot beverage, and not to be mixed with water.

Thanks a bunch for your help!

Click Here to Leave a Comment Below

Naumai - November 25, 2010

For super cheap and delicious hot chocolate, cold chocolate milk and home-made ice creams, try this awesome recipe using generic ingredients.

3 cups (300 g) whole milk powder
4 tbsp (80 g) castor sugar (or any white sugar, but castor is finer and works best)
1/2 cup (50 g) cocoa powder

Place in a large bowl and using a wire whisk or sifter, blend all the ingredients (I find that cocoa powder can be a little lumpy so I sift this through a fine sieve before adding it). That’s all there is to it!

For one mug (250 mL) of hot chocolate, use two heaped dessertspoons of the mix (you can increase this amount to satisfy a really strong chocolate fix), add half a cup of hot water (just off the boil) and stir briskly to blend. When dissolved, stir as you top up with additional hot water. For cold, chocolate milk, refrigerate in a plastic bottle and give a good shake before serving.

As for the ice creams – you will need cordial moulds with sticks. Make the mix using heaped tablespoons instead of dessert spoons and add an extra three or four teaspoons of sugar per litre of finished chocolate milk (as ice creams are always that bit sweeter than drinking chocolate).

Allow it to chill in the fridge and give a good stir before filling the moulds. These are just as yummy as the shop bought ones!

The hot chocolate is also brilliant for camping trips as there is no need to have fresh milk on hand – just the mix, cups, spoons and a billy of hot water!

from simple savings nz on

kymcclure - November 30, 2010

Here is a recipe I found a couple of weeks ago. I just made it yesterday and it turned out wonderful. I mixed it all together and ran it through the food processor to make the mix finer.

2/3 C sugar
1/3 C cocoa
pinch salt

Works great in chocolate milk or hot cocoa.


Deborah - December 1, 2010

Here’s a different recipe for a hot cocoa mix:

2 cups non-dairy creamer
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup nonfat dry milk
1/4 teaspoon salt

In a large container combine ingredients; mix well. Store in an airtight container. To serve spoon 2 to 3 heaping teaspoons mix into a mug; add 1 cup boiling water. Stir. Garnish as desired.

To make this a Mocha Cocoa Mix add 1/4 cup instant coffee to the ingredients; proceed as directed.

Elizabeth - January 14, 2011

I use 1 part cocoa powder and 2 parts powdered sugar. Mix in bottom of glass with a little bit of milk well…add more milk and stir again.

Tori aka Farm Marm - June 14, 2012

I, too, have been trying to find a recipe for this. It is a major weakness in my house of kids! We buy the ginormous can of it at Walmart. There HAS to be a cheaper and healthier way! I’ve looked at the ingredients list, and noticed that they specify (haha) that there are spices in the mix. My guess on that is there’s a pinch of cinnamon. I can always taste it in the first sip. So I might try adding that to my test batch. Just a smidgen. Have a great day!

Debs - March 17, 2013

I don’t think there is any cinnamon in Nestles Quik although you adding a pinch might taste great (that is an ingredient in Mexican Hot Chocolate).

The “spices” you mentioned which is listed as SPICE is probably MSG. They can legally list that as a spice – unfortunately. Also there are ARTFICIAL FLAVORINGS in it and God only knows what they are because like all food manufacturers Nestle isn’t going to tell us ! So make your own food from scratch if you care about your health.

Leave a Reply: