While it's technically still a few days away, let's face it: winter's here (no offense, solstice). And what better way is there to warm up than hot chocolate? Sure, you can get a gourmet cup at some coffee shop... for $10 a mug?!?! Yeah, better to just make a cup at home. But which one is the best?
Because American people seem to trust the Swiss with all things chocolate-related, Swiss Miss has been the untouchable front-runner in the hot chocolate mix scene for many years. But is it actually the cream of the crop? We scored five powdered brands and got our guinea pigs to blind taste them. (Note to PETA: relax... they're not real guinea pigs.) Here’s how they stacked up: