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Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix

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Easy Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix makes great holiday gifts in a jar.

The perfect coffee treat to enjoy with breakfast, brunch or really anytime.

A delicious blend of coffee, chocolate and gingerbread spices blend to create a delectable, creamy coffee treat.

Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix

Gifts in a Jar

For years some of my families members have been exchanging food gifts and homemade candies and cookies and of course, gifts in a jar.

It all started when I was a teenager and a friend gave me cookies (mix) in a jar and I thought it was so genius.

I was immediately compelled to  discover other gifts in a jar.

Along the way I have found soups, cookies, cakes, pasta and drink mixes that can all be placed in a jar, tied with a pretty ribbon and instructions on how to make the recipe.

I love giving them and I love getting them.

Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix

Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix

A delicious blend of coffee, chocolate and gingerbread spices blend to create a delectable, creamy coffee treat.

Tastes just like Christmas in a mug. I promise you’ll love this Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix.

You can either layer the ingredients and have the recipient shake it all up when they are ready to use, or you can shake it all up for them and give it that way.

The photo at the top shows the ingredients layered, the one below this shows the ingredients all mixed up.

When I make this, I usually add it to an already brewed cup of coffee, but it does already have coffee in it. Also, I choose to use cocoa powder because I like the deeper chocolate flavor and I think it tastes better.

If you use cocoa powder like I do, rather than hot cocoa mix (for hot chocolate with sugar already in it) you may want to either increase the sugar in the recipe to 1 cup OR just add directions on the tag that tell the recipient to add their own sweetener (which makes it better because they can control the sugar content).

Either way this is absolutely fantastic and makes a great gift!

I cannot wait to show you what the talented our  group has put together this week.  They have 50 gorgeous Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen to share with you this week.  These gifts are not only made with love but guaranteed to put a smile on that special person’s face.

Check out this amazing selection of breads, drinks, condiments, snacks, and desserts that will be coming your way during our Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen.  From all of us to all of you.

HOLIDAY GIFTS FROM THE KITCHEN:

Breads / Breakfast

Condiments / Ingredients

Soup and Snacks

Sweets

Drinks

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Recipe for Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix

Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix

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Easy Gingerbread Spice Mocha Coffee Mix makes great holiday gifts in a jar. The perfect coffee treat to enjoy with breakfast, brunch or really anytime.
4.67 from 15 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 gift jar, maybe two

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup powdered coffee creamer
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • cup instant coffee
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • teaspoon of allspice
  • teaspoon of nutmeg
  • teaspoon of ground cloves

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, add the cinnamon, ground ginger, all spice, nutmeg and ground cloves. Mix together.
  • In a jelly jar or mason jar, layer ingredients starting with the coffee creamer, then the cocoa powder then the instant coffee, then the sugar and then end with the blended gingerbread spice mix.
  • Attach a tag around the jar with directions for use.

Notes

Create a cute tag to attach to the jar.
Directions for Use: Shake the jar to mix everything together well. For every one cup of hot water, add 2 Tablespoons of Gingerbread Mocha Mixture. Can be added to brewed coffee as well!
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Faye Leong

Thursday 15th of November 2012

Love the mixture of this drink especially the spices in it. Great recipe, Nicole! Thanks for sharing with us.

Nancy @ gottagetbaked

Wednesday 14th of November 2012

Mmm...this sounds like a heavenly mix of flavours. I don't know if I'll be able to give it away - I'm just going to end up drinking it all myself! Love the adorable Santa hat on top of the jar, btw. My Christmas decorations were taken out of the closet last night and I'm putting them up as soon as I get off work.

Anita at Hungry Couple

Monday 12th of November 2012

I love homemade gifts and I love things in jars! :)

Sarah

Monday 12th of November 2012

hee hee! I love the little santy hat. I sure could use a cup of that mocha right about now. It's 2:30 and I am either in need of a sugar fix or a nap.

Megan - I Run For Wine

Monday 12th of November 2012

What a cute gift idea. I love it!

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