DIY Hot Drink Mixes

By on October 16, 2015

Hot DrinksNow the sun is down and the moon shines bright. The stars are twinkling and the night feels cold. Sitting by the campfire with a cup of your favorite drink, you marvel at the beauty of the night sky. You might even wish on a falling star and let the quiet moment fill you with peace. Or, at least that’s how most would picture their night at camp. But yes, it’s nice to sit by the fire with a cup of a warm drink on hand especially on a cold night. Even when you wake up in the early morning, a mix of a tasty brew would liven your day. For most it’s coffee, some loves a cup of hot jello or warm cocoa. Here are other drink mixes that you can make at home and bring with you on a camping trip. These would surely keep you warm on a picturesque camping night.

Cappuccino Mix


1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer, any flavor
¼ cup instant chocolate drink
¾ cup instant coffee granules
½ cup white sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl or blender.  Once the ingredients are mixed, place in an airtight container.
To serve, add 2 teaspoons of mix to ¾ cup of water and stir.

Spiced Tea


1 (3 ounce) package lemon-flavored ice tea mix
2 (1.8 ounce) packages of orange flavored breakfast drink
1 1/3 Tablespoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground cloves

Mix all ingredients together and place in a sealable plastic bag or jar.

Now you have with you a read- made drink mix that you can put in a hot water when the night is cold or the morning sun wakes you up. What other drink mix have you tried? Share it with us. Enjoy and happy camping!

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