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Gifts From Our Kitchen: Holiday Beverage Mixes
Beverage Mixes make wonderful gifts for
teachers, family, friends or those last
minute gifts for unexpected company. You
can package them in Mason jars, jelly jars
or any pretty container, including tins,
that you have on hand. In the tins be sure
to put in a plastic bag first then place
in the tin. These are easy, tasty recipes
that will bring rave reviews!
Orange Cappuccino Mix
1/2 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup instant coffee
1 tsp. dried orange peel
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Place all items in blender or food
processor. Cover and blend on high or30
seconds, stopping blender after 15 seconds
to stir until well mixed.Store in tightly
covered container. For each serving, place
2 teaspoonsmix and 2/3 cup boiling water
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl;
mix well. Store in an airtight container.
Give with instructions to serve. For one
mug use 2 tsp. tea mix with 8 ounces hot
water. Makes about 3 1/2 cups tea mix.
Mix all items until well blended. Store in
airtight container. To serve add 1/4 cup
mix to 2/3 cup hot water. Make 3 quarts.
You can also create a gift basket with
mini marshmallows, a nice mug, a chocolate
coated spoon, and a few peppermint sticks.
Place all in a nice wicker basketand wrap
with colored cellophane tied with a bow.
Any chocolate fan would love this!
of the above can be placed in a quart
or pint canning jar. Place jar on a
large piece of colored cellophane,
bring up to the top, gatherand tie with
raffia. Attach a gift tag with
coffees can be part of a gift basket
with petite cookies, a pretty coffee
mug and a sterling silver spoon, which
can be easily found at any antique or
thrift store. Place in a nice wicker
basket and wrap with cellophane or
place in a large gift bag.
About the Author:
Brenda is a wife, and mom to three living in Michigan.
She is editor of http://oldfashionedliving.com where
you will find more herb and recipe features.
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