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Homemade Coffee Mix Recipe

Starting with a basic recipe, I created several varieties of creamy coffee drinks. They're great to offer at a get-together or to give as gifts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • BASIC COFFEE MIX:
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup nondairy creamer
  • 1/4 cup instant coffee granules
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENT FOR MOCHA COFFEE:
  • 2 teaspoons baking cocoa
  • FOR ORANGE CAPPUCCINO COFFEE:
  • 6 orange Lifesavers, finely crushed
  • FOR VIENNESE COFFEE:
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Combine coffee mix ingredients; store in an airtight container.
  • 2. To prepare: Combine mix with 8 cups boiling water (or use 2 tablespoons mix per cup); stir until dissolved.
  • 3. To prepare any of the flavored coffees: Add the additional ingredient to the basic mix before adding water. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 50 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.