Creamy Coffee Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


5 servings (1 cup mix)

Updated: Sep. 22, 2022
A hint of cinnamon and a little sugar dress up instant coffee granules in this easy blend shared by Jane Fraser. Simply mix with boiling water for a change-of pace morning beverage. "My mother loved it," she writes from her home in Gig Harbor, Washington.


  • 7 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  • 1/4 cup powdered nondairy creamer
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each batch):
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • Cinnamon sticks, optional


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; mix well. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 2 months. Yield: 5 batches (about 1 cup total).
  2. To prepare coffee: Contents of mix may settle during storage. Stir mix before measuring. Place 3 tablespoons coffee mix in a mug; stir in boiling water until blended. Serve with a cinnamon stick if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup prepared coffee: 78 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.