Homemade Holiday Mocha Mix

Holiday Drink Mixes to Make & to Give


Three Easy to Make Holiday Drink MixesDon’t you love drinking a steamy cup full of deliciousness when the wind is blustery and a nip is in the air?  It’s the perfect time for some toasty coffee and tea drinks. Just holding a cup in your hand brings a feeling of instant warmth. Share the goodness when you make homemade gifts with these tasty DIY holiday drink mix recipes. It’s the perfect excuse to do some taste testing! These recipes are easy, inexpensive and sure to be enjoyed by all.

Make the Holiday Mocha Mix in less than five minutes. You’ll want to make some for everyone on your gift list. Packaged in small jars and labeled with love, this chocolatey concoction is sure to be everyone’s favorite. I found all of these ingredients at my local grocer in one stop.



  • 1 cup instant coffee granules
  • 2 cups instant milk chocolate drink mix
  • 3 cups instant dry milk powder
  • 1 T cinnamon (optional)


  1. In a bowl, mix the coffee granules, chocolate milk drink mix, dry milk powder, and cinnamon until thoroughly blended. Store in sealed container.
  2. To use, mix 2 1/2 tablespoons of the mixture with 8 ounces of boiling water in a mug; stir to dissolve.
  3. Stir with a peppermint candy cane for extra deliciousness

TIP: Use a food processor to grind the coffee granules to a fine texture for even better mixing.

DIY Mocha Mix Recipe Card for Holiday Homemade Gifts
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Some of the ingredients you'll need to make holiday drink mixesSome of the ingredients you’ll need to make these homemade holiday gifts.

Holiday Drink Mix for Chocolate Lovers; Mocha MixThe homemade Mocha Mix in a jar is the perfect gift for friends or colleagues. Present the mix in a jar like this one and add a customized circle sticker for a polished look. Print the free PDF recipe card to give with the gift.


  • 1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
  • 1 cup instant chocolate drink mix
  • 3/4 cup instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. In a medium sized glass jar, combine the non-dairy creamer, chocolate drink mix, instant coffee, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; mix well.
  2. To prepare, place 2 tablespoons mix in a mug, pour in 3/4 cup boiling water, and stir

Mix two tablespoons in 3/4 cup of boiling water and stir for an instant drink for the morning or an  break from work in the afternoon.

Homemade Cappuccion Drink Mix

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  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
  • 1 cup French vanilla flavored powdered non-dairy creamer
  • 2 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened instant tea
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom


  1. In a large bowl, combine milk powder, non-dairy creamer, vanilla flavored creamer, sugar and instant tea. Stir in ginger, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. In a blender or food processor, blend 1 cup at a time, until mixture is the consistency of fine powder.
  2. To serve: Stir 2 heaping tablespoons Chai tea mixture into a mug of hot water.


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diy-drink-mix-gifts-divider-1After you’ve made your holiday drink mix you’ll want to make sure it’s packaged prettily. Create a gift sticker online to add to your homemade gift. Circle stickers and rectangle stickers are available in multiple sizes. Start now to make yours.

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