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Cappuccino Mix

Hey there sweet people!  How’s it going today?  Are you all having a great weekend so far?  It’s COOOLD here.  Nine degrees is the high today, and boy can you feel it.  Even though I love the winter I am a total wimp when it comes to the cold.  So I’ve taken a very important step in making myself a little toastier and a little more like a warm, content kitten.  I’ve started wearing thermal tights under my leggings and pants.  This is the first year I’ve done this since I was a kid and I have to say…what the heck was the holdup?  I could have been warm for all those years!  All those cold walks outside.  Silly, I’m just silly.

Well, never again.  I refuse to go back to being chilly.  🙂

Speaking of these LONG January days, It’s a pretty exciting day up here in Minnesota because the sun doesn’t officially set until 5:00 pm.  Wow!  We’re starting to gain that time back.  😉  Isn’t it just sad that 5:00 pm makes me happy?  I wish it was about 8:45…but what can you do?

I know what you can do.  You can drink something warm and comforting.  That’s right.  This is my third and final post in my string of what I’ve decided to call “warm drinks to keep away the January chill.”  The title needs some work, huh?  🙂  But as someone who loves being warm, I just couldn’t help but focus on warm, yummy beverages.

This drink is for all of those sweet cappuccino drinkers.  Even though sweet cappuccino drinks aren’t very authentic and may not be the fanciest thing in the world, I hold a soft spot for them.  I remember getting them at the gas station along with a chocolate chip cookie when I had good attendance in grade school or did really well on a test.  So if you all have that sort of nostalgic feeling about them, this is definitely the mix for you.  And can you believe it contains Nesquick?  It’s like two childhood favorites in one.  I was obsessed with Nestle’s Quick (remember when it was still called that?) when I was young.  We didn’t have it very often and I used to make my milk seriously THICK.  Well, this cappuccino mix has it plus a few other pantry staples.  And there you go.  Cappuccino forever!  🙂

(From a cappuccino mix recipe on Taste of Home)

5.0 from 2 reviews
Cappuccino Mix
  • 1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
  • 1 cup Nesquick
  • ⅔ cup instant coffee
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  1. Combine all ingredients and store in airtight container. To make a serving, stir 3 tbsp mix into six ounces of hot water.


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  • Cecilia January 6, 2017, 4:09 pm

    This is absolutely perfect for the cold days we have just now. Thanks for sharing. 5 stars from me.

    • Amanda January 9, 2017, 11:49 am

      Thank you so much!

  • Eva @ Eva Bakes January 6, 2017, 8:43 pm

    All the news stations say that we’re getting snowed in tomorrow. This cappuccino mix will definitely keep us toasty in the cold!

    • Amanda January 9, 2017, 11:49 am

      Wow. Stay warm in that storm!

  • Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary January 9, 2017, 9:49 am

    We were definitely hit by Winter Storm Helena over the weekend, so it’s been cold as heck here too! A tall cappuccino sounds absolutely perfect right now! LOVE this mix girl! Cheers!

    • Amanda January 9, 2017, 11:49 am

      Stay warm. Thanks, Cheyanne!

  • Marsha | Marsha's Baking Addiction January 10, 2017, 3:42 am

    This cappuccino mix sounds amazing! I love Nesquik!

    • Amanda January 16, 2017, 12:45 pm

      I love it too. Thanks, Marsha!

  • Kathy @ Beyond the Chicken Coop January 11, 2017, 8:55 pm

    It has been super cold here too! I’m such a wimp…I’ll need to try tights. That and this super delicious warm cappucino mix! That should warm me up on the inside! 🙂

    • Amanda January 16, 2017, 12:46 pm

      Thank you so much, Kathy!

  • Nicole @ Young, Broke and Hungry January 13, 2017, 11:56 am

    It’s been super chilly here too – 42 degrees so a lot warmer than 9 degrees but I’m a wuss when it comes to cold and need all the hot drinks and cozy blankets to ward off the chill.

    • Amanda January 16, 2017, 12:47 pm

      I’m not warm until it’s about 88 degrees. Haha. 😉 Thanks, Nicole!

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