Dry Cappuccino Mocha Mix

Ingredients:
7 tablespoons instant expresso coffee powder
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1-1/3 cups plain powdered nondairy creamer
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preparation:

  • In a medium bowl, stir together espresso coffee powder, cocoa, nondairy creamer, sugar and cinnamon. Store tightly covered.

Makes aproximatelly 2-1/2 cups of mix (enough for 10 servings)

Instructions for the label:  "To prepare individual cup of cappuccino, measure 4 tablespoons of Dry Cappuccino Mocha Mix per coffee mug and stir in 6 ounces of boiling water."


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