Hershey's Cocoa and frosting in a bowl

Our 7 Best Recipes Using HERSHEY'S Cocoa Powder

If you’ve ever found yourself facing the cupboard and wondering what to make with cocoa powder, you’re in luck. We’ve gathered seven uses for HERSHEY’S Cocoa.

HERSHEY'S Unsweetened Cocoa is the star of countless desserts. Hidden in plain sight, this pantry staple is a secret ingredient bringing chocolatey goodness to so many of our HERSHEY'S Kitchens recipes.

From frosting to milkshakes, chocolate fans will be pleased to learn there are so many uses for cocoa. Here are seven of our favorite easy recipes using cocoa powder:

1. HERSHEY’S ‟Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake

Baking chocolate cake from scratch is easier than you think! In this recipe we show you how to make a chocolate cake with the perfect amount of chocolate (lots!) and three variations.

Perfectly Chocolate Chocolate Cake

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2. HERSHEY’S ‟Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Frosting

Your cake is going to need some frosting! Using ingredients you already have at home, this quick chocolate frosting recipe is easy to follow for even the smallest helpers in your kitchen.

Perfectly Chocolate Chocolate Cake

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3. HERSHEY’S Best Brownies

Whether you prefer the fudgey center or a crispy edge piece, HERSHEY’S Cocoa Powder makes these brownies your best yet. Top them with creamy frosting for a scrumptious, easy dessert.

HERSHEY’S Best Brownies

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4. Quick Creamy Chocolate Pudding

You can enjoy creamy chocolate pudding right now, even if you don't have boxed pudding mix! Just combine HERSHEY’S Cocoa Powder with some baking essentials.

Cups of pudding

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5. HERSHEY’S ‟Perfectly Chocolate” Hot Cocoa

This stovetop recipe is HERSHEY’S Cocoa in its finest form. Enjoy our cozy classic on rainy days, chilly nights, or whip it up for a family night of HERSHEY'S S'mores Indoors.

Cup of hot cocoa

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6. HERSHEY’S Rich Cocoa Fudge

You’ll be so proud to slice this recipe into perfect, delicious squares! For a more advanced baking challenge, try our HERSHEY’S Rich Cocoa Fudge.

Rich Cocoa Fudge

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7. Cocoa Chocolate Shake

What’s cooler than hot cocoa? A cocoa milkshake! This fast and fun recipe is an easy spin on the classic chocolate shake recipe.

Cocoa Chocolate Shake

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There are so many uses for HERSHEY'S Cocoa Powder. Rich, smooth and delicious, it elevates any homemade dessert. Go for a chocolate run in your own pantry with these easy cocoa powder recipes.

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