Mocha Cooler Recipe

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Why go to a coffee shop for an iced mocha drink when you can easily whip up a refreshing glass at home? "I created this mocha mix from a few basic ingredients," shares Napa, California's Susan Beck. "Now I can enjoy this cool beverage whenever I want."
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 14 servings


  • 1/4 cup instant coffee granules
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup powdered nondairy creamer
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed ice
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Whipped topping, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 139 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.


  1. With a rolling pin, crush coffee granules into a fine powder between sheets of waxed paper. Place in an airtight container. Add the sugar, milk powder, creamer, cocoa and salt. Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year.
  2. To prepare cooler: In a blender, combine the ice, milk and 1/2 cup of mocha mix; cover and process on high until smooth. Pour into glasses. Top with whipped topping if desired. Yield: 7 batches (3-1/2 cups total), 2 servings per batch.
Originally published as Mocha Cooler in Quick Cooking July/August 2001, p33

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tammycookblogsbooks User ID: 7112115 37018
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2014

"This drink is very good. I like that it has ingredients that are in my pantry. I also like that it tastes like something that could be store bought but I made it myself!"

twooftwo User ID: 774457 204364
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2011

"I think this drink is wonderful! I like the

convenience of the mix. This is a great drink to serve on those hot summer days, when you have unexpected guest, or when you want a delicious drink that will impress your family and friends."

alichaandharley User ID: 3844000 55377
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2010

"This is a excellant alternative to Tim Hortons ice caps. I love these and now I can make them at home instead of driving to Tim Hortons"

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