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Cocoa powder stays stuck at the bottom of the cup [duplicate]

I am trying to make a warm drink using cocoa without much additions. Basically I boil water and the slowly add it to a cup with cocoa powder while I stir. I also add some cold milk. When I stir with a ...
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Cocoa vs chocolate

OK, this has been bugging me for a long time... According to our cookery teacher at school, chocolate contains three ingredients: cocoa, sugar, and milk. If you mix these together, you can "make ...
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In order to mix the cocoa powder in water/milk, is it a good idea to put the cocoa powder in the milk while heating it?

The answers here Dissolving cocoa powder in milk tell us to manually dissolve the Cocoa powder in the liquid. Will it not be a good idea to put the Cocoa powder in the liquid while heating it so that ...
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How do I dissolve chunky powder completely in milk?

I am talking especially about Cadbury Bournvita. That powder has tiny and somewhat hard chunks in it which don't get dissolved easily. How do dissolve it completely in milk?
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Turning raw/baking cocoa powder into instant cocoa (Kaba/Nesquik)

The question on Dissolving cocoa powder in milk describes the two common workarounds for making chocolate milk with raw cocoa powder. While obviously it works easiest with hot milk, making cocoa slime/...
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Can I use unsweetened baking cocoa raw, or do products with it in it need to be cooked?

I'm asking because I found a recipe online for an ice cream that calls for baking coco, but doesn't call for cooking. I've used baking coco before to make hot chocolate, but it seems that it wouldn't ...
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How can I make milk cocoa powder so it does not stick to the top and bottom?

A package of milk cocoa powder contains "20% cocoa powder, sugar, emulsifier (soya lecithin), flavouring (vanillin)". I have tried to make cocoa milk drinks to cold milk but the cocoa stuck to the top ...
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How can I prevent the cocoa in my hot chocolate from solidifying over time?

I make my own hot chocolate by making a slurry of cocoa powder and warm milk being sure that the chocolate is nicely melted and smooth. Then I add the rest of the milk and heat it the rest of the way....
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Why is my hot chocolate gritty?

I know this question has been asked before here and here, but none of the provided solutions have made any difference. Every time I attempt to make hot chocolate, there's a grittiness to it, like ...
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Milk powder doesn't dissolve

I'm following some recipes making chocolate, candies and cookies that use milk powder to enhance the flavor. I tried several milk powder brands, different types skim vs full cream, but I never can ...
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The consistency of my hot chocolate is off, what do I do?

I've made hot chocolate before however it's only ever been the instant powdered variant by Cadbury's, however today I bought some hot chocolate by "Charbonnel et Walker", I don't know if anyone knows ...
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Making my cocoa mix into instant cocoa mix

Yes, I have read the answers to this question, but none of them are what I am after. I even posted an answer there, but it is an expensive, if delicious one. The key word I am after is instant cocoa ...
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How can I dissolve turkey powder in water?

I dehydrated the turkey breast, ground it in a blender, then ground it in a coffee grinder. When I add it to water and mix it, only a small part of it dissolves. How can it increase its solubility ...
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