Saturday, September 18, 2010

Homemade Instant Flavored Coffee Recipe ~Gifts In A Jar~

Picture of Hot Cup of Coffee -
These make wonderful gifts  and with the Holidays just around the corner this little gem of an idea can be a real stress-buster , Just put them in Mason Jars, label, add the directions,  a bow, and you have a thrifty gift -plus- every time the receiver of this thoughtful gift enjoys a delicious cup of coffee he or she will think of you.

**NOTE: Add all ingredients in a blender and blend into a fine ground of uniform size (under a minute should do)  before putting into Mason Jars.

 Cafe Viennese

Part 1:
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Part 2:
3/4 cup instant coffee
1/2 cup non-dairy powdered creamer (Coffee-Mate)
1/2 cup skim milk powder
1 tsp cinnamon
  • Step 1: Mix the sugar with both the almond and vanilla extracts (Ingredients Part 1). Stir with a fork until there is no more moisture.
  • Step 2: Stir in the rest of the ingredients (Ingredients Part 2). Sift everything together to blend thoroughly.
  • Step 3: Store in an airtight container and use 2 to 3 tsp per 1 cup of boiling water.

Homemade Instant Cappuccino Recipe

1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup instant coffee (granules)
1 cup instant hot chocolate (powder)
1 cup non-dairy creamer (powder)
  • Mix all ingredients well. Store in an airtight container.
  • Use 2 to 3 TBS per mug of boiling hot water, stir to dissolve.

Amaretto Mocha Recipe Mix

1 cup skim milk powder
2/3 cup Coffee-Mate
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sifted cocoa
1/3 cup Instant coffee
2 tsp Almond extract
  • Mix all ingredients together and store in an airtight container or jar with lid.
  • Use 1/3 cup per 1 cup hot boiling water, stir until dissolved.

Spiced Mocha Mix

1 cup cocoa
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup non-dairy powdered creamer
1/4 cup instant coffee
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • Mix all ingredients together and store in an airtight container. Use approximately 1/4 cup mix per 1 cup hot water.

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