Incredible and quick mocha cappuccino recipe at home

A great morning should start with a great cup of coffee. And what could be better than a delicious homemade cappuccino? Nothing beats savoring a cup of warm frothy cappuccino on a chilly morning. That’s why today, I’m sharing my Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix Recipe with you.

The recipe is easy to follow and brings together the best flavors of coffee, cocoa powder, and cinnamon. It offers you the perfect opportunity to get creative and make your cappuccino mixes in the comfort of your home.

By making your own cappuccino at home, you can enjoy the drink just how you like it, be it strong, light or creamy. Plus, homemade cappuccino can save you money on daily coffee runs. Not to mention having a great time experimenting with new flavors and variations.

So let’s dive into this Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix Recipe— trust me, once you try it, you’ll never go back to generic coffee shop blends again!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix
Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix

If you’re a coffee lover, there’s no better way to start your day than with a warm, frothy cup of homemade cappuccino. And if you’re a fan of mocha cappuccinos, then you’re in for a treat with this Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix Recipe.

First and foremost, this recipe is incredibly easy to make. With just a handful of ingredients, you can whip up a batch of homemade cappuccino mix in no time. Plus, when you make your own mix, you have full control over the ingredients that go into it. You can adjust the sugar level to your liking and even swap in non-dairy creamer if that’s more your speed.

But what really sets this recipe apart is the heavenly combination of rich chocolate and smooth cappuccino. The cocoa powder adds a deep, indulgent flavor while the instant coffee provides the perfect amount of caffeine kick to start your day off right.

And don’t be afraid to get creative with it! Add some ground cinnamon or nutmeg for an extra cozy touch, or even try making a peppermint mocha variation during the holiday season.

Trust me when I say that once you try this homemade mocha cappuccino mix, you’ll never want to go back to store-bought again. So grab your favorite mug and get ready to savor every sip with this Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix Recipe.

Ingredient List

 Perfect for cozy mornings or chilly afternoons.
Perfect for cozy mornings or chilly afternoons.

Here are the ingredients needed for this Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix Recipe:
Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 cup instant coffee
  • 2 cups powdered milk
  • 1 cup instant cappuccino mix
  • 1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
  • 1 cup sugar (can be substituted with sugar-free alternative)

Wet Ingredients (when ready to serve):

  • 2 tablespoons of the mocha cappuccino mix recipe (or more according to taste)
  • ½ cup of strong brewed coffee
  • 1/3 cup hot milk
  • Ground cinnamon or nutmeg (optional, for garnish)

Feel free to adjust the amount of sugar and milk according to your taste. This homemade cappuccino mix recipe is a great way to create your own personalized and delicious mocha cappuccino at home.

The Recipe How-To

 Creamy espresso, rich chocolate, and frothy milk--what could be better?
Creamy espresso, rich chocolate, and frothy milk–what could be better?

Now, it’s time to get down to business and make this marvelous mocha cappuccino mix. Are you ready for the magic? Here’s how to whip up your own batch from scratch:


  • 1 cup of instant coffee
  • 1 cup of sugar (or sugar free substitute)
  • 1 and 1/4 cups of cocoa powder
  • 2 cups of non-dairy creamer
  • 3 cups of powdered milk
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg (optional)

Step #1: Mix the Instant Coffee and Sugar

In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 cup of instant coffee with 1 cup of sugar or sugar-free substitute. Stir until they are evenly blended.

Step #2: Add in the Cocoa Powder

Next, add 1 and 1/4 cups of cocoa powder to the bowl. Using a whisk or a fork, thoroughly stir everything together.

Step #3: Mix in the Non-Dairy Creamer

Once your dry ingredients are mixed together, you can add 2 cups of non-dairy creamer to the bowl. Continue to stir well.

Step #4: Add Powdered Milk & Spices

Mix in 3 cups of powdered milk, followed by 2 teaspoons of cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg (optional). Combine all ingredients completely until they’re coherent.

Step #5: Blend Well & Store It

From there, use your blender on it’s low speed setting to blend up your concoction smoothly by spooning about one heaping scoop at a time into your blender container (if you have a Blendtec or equivalent … set it to the “batters” setting). Store this mix somewhere dry where it won’t be exposed to sunlight like an opaque container (glass might let in some light).

For serving, start with about two heaping teaspoons per cup depending on your taste preference for caffeine then pour hot water over that amount while stirring.

Substitutions and Variations

 Make it at home in minutes with this easy recipe.
Make it at home in minutes with this easy recipe.

As a barista, I know that sometimes you may not have all the ingredients in your pantry or simply want to try something new. Here are some substitutions and variations for this Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix recipe:

If you prefer sugar-free options, you can replace the 1 cup of sugar with any sugar-free alternative of your choice. Also, you can use non-fat powdered milk or non-dairy creamer instead of the regular ones.

For a different twist, substitute the Instant Chocolate Drink Mix with flavors like peppermint mocha or hot chocolate. You can also change it up by adding a teaspoon of ground cinnamon or nutmeg to the mix for an extra kick.

If instant coffee is not your thing, try using strong brewed coffee instead. You will need 2 cups of coffee to replace 2 cups of instant coffee in this recipe.

For a latte variation, replace half of the milk with espresso shots. Additionally, add 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and an extra tablespoon of sugar to your homemade cappuccino mix recipe.

If you’re feeling adventurous and want to customize it even further, try different cappuccino mixes from other brands such as Caffe D’Vita, Folgers, or Gourmet Barista Mocha.

Remember to adjust the measurements according to your taste preferences and ingredient choices. Get creative and let your inner barista shine!

Serving and Pairing

 Somewhere between a latte and a hot chocolate, this drink is truly special.
Somewhere between a latte and a hot chocolate, this drink is truly special.

When it comes to serving and pairing your marvelous mocha cappuccino mix, there are a few things to keep in mind. First and foremost, make sure you serve it hot! This recipe is meant to be enjoyed as a warm and frothy cup of heavenly goodness, so make sure your cup is warm before pouring the mix into it.

Now, let’s talk about pairing. This sweet and velvety drink pairs beautifully with a variety of sweet treats, such as biscotti, sugar cookies or chocolate croissants. The richness of the mocha and the lightness of the foam make it a perfect choice for an afternoon treat.

For a more indulgent twist, try adding peppermint syrup to your mix for an irresistible peppermint mocha cappuccino. The combination of chocolate and mint is simply divine!

If you’re looking for a casual morning pairing suggestion, why not pair your homemade cappuccino with some buttered toast or fruity granola? It’s the perfect way to fuel up for a busy day ahead.

Lastly, if you’re feeling extra fancy, try making latte art on top of your cappuccino. With a little practice and patience, you can create beautiful designs such as hearts or flowers on top of your cup.

In essence, this mocha cappuccino mix recipe is incredibly versatile when it comes to serving and pairing options. Get creative and experiment with different flavors until you find the perfect option to suit your taste buds!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Impress your guests with this decadent cappuccino mix.
Impress your guests with this decadent cappuccino mix.

When it comes to enjoying a freshly brewed cup of Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix, you have a few options on how to make and store your new favorite drink. Since this mix recipe stores well, it is perfect for those who want to make it ahead of time, and it can be stored in an airtight container for up to six months.

To make the most of your cappuccino mix, you can prepare a big batch ahead of time by using large sealable jars or containers. Once the mixture cools down, store it in a dry, cool place, away from direct sunlight. Avoid storing it in the fridge or freezer since this could affect the texture and flavor of the cappuccino mix.

When you are ready to enjoy your homemade cappuccino, grab your favorite mug and a spoon and add a scoop or two (around 1/4 cup) to hot water or milk. You might need to adjust the amount based on how strong you like your coffee.

If you have leftovers from the mixture, transfer them into small bags or containers to avoid any clumps from forming over time. You could also store them in a ziplock bag or freezer-safe container for longer storage. When defrosting the mixture, simply let it sit at room temperature before using it again.

Pro tip: For best results, use warm milk instead of cold when reheating leftover cappuccino mixture. It will help melt any clumps while adding body and texture to the drink.

Now that you know all about storing and reheating your Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix, go ahead and make yourself another perfect cappuccino at home. You don’t have to worry about running out anymore!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Satisfy your cravings without leaving your house.
Satisfy your cravings without leaving your house.

To make the perfect homemade cappuccino, it’s not only about using the right ingredients in the recipe mix but also about executing the steps just right. Here are some tips I’ve picked up over my years as a barista that will help you achieve your desired consistency and taste.

First, make sure to use freshly brewed coffee. A strong and fresh cup of coffee is ideal to give strength and depth to your cappuccino. When adding hot milk or creamer, ensure that it’s heated to the correct temperature – should be warm but not boiling. If you use cold milk, your cappuccino may taste bland while overheating or boiling your milk will result in uneven consistency or burnt flavor.

Alongside using fresh ingredients, another crucial factor is the consistency of the milk. For a frothy texture, make sure to steam your milk well enough so there are no bubbles on the surface as bubbles result in a less airy texture. The perfect froth height should be around 1/4th inch above the steamed milk.

Adding flavor is what makes a cappuccino stand out; nutmeg, cinnamon or even peppermint mocha powder are some great options. However, it’s important to remember not to add too much flavor as overpowering flavors can ruin your coffee’s balance. It’s recommended to start with one teaspoon of any chosen spice to prevent overpowering.

Lastly and most importantly- practice! making a homemade cappuccino takes time and practice. Your first cup may not be perfect but each trial teaches something new and memorable about making a well-done homemade cappuccino. Remember these tips when approaching your practice sessions and don’t forget to enjoy this delicious treat!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, if you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make coffee treat, look no further than this marvelous mocha cappuccino mix recipe. With its perfect blend of coffee, cocoa, sugar, and creamer, it’s the perfect way to start your day with a warm, frothy cup of goodness.

And the best part? This recipe is customizable to your preferences – you can add more or less sugar, swap out non-dairy creamer for real milk, or play with different spice combinations like nutmeg or ground cinnamon. The possibilities are endless!

So why not make this easy homemade cappuccino mix recipe today and treat yourself to a little slice of coffee heaven? You won’t regret it!

Marvelous Mocha Cappuccino Mix Recipe

I used this for homemade Christmas gifts one year. I put it in decorative jars and put Christmas cloth on top the jar and tied it with a pretty ribbon.

  • 2 cups hot chocolate powder
  • 2 cups Coffee-mate
  • 1 cup instant coffee
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  1. Combine all ingredients together well.
  2. Add 2 tbsp to mug of boiling water.
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