Desserts in a Mug Mixes Make Unique “Thank You” Gifts (an Excerpt from the Book)

The following project is an excerpt from the "Gift Ideas" Section of the Easy Microwave Desserts in a Mug cookbook:

Need a fun gift for a friend or co-worker? Place a bag of Chai Tea Latte Mix in a mug that is lined with colorful tissue paper. Attach a bow to the handle. Write the cooking instructions on a card and attach to the handle or tuck inside the mug. Add a sign that says, “Thanks a Latte!”. Print it on cardstock, cut it out and tape to a straw or wooden skewer and place inside the mug.
Chai Tea Latte Mix, an excerpt from Easy Microwave Desserts in a Mug®
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons instant nonfat dry milk
2 tablespoons powdered coffee creamer
2 tablespoons powdered French Vanilla coffee creamer
2 tablespoons unsweetened instant tea
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/16 teaspoon ground cloves
Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until mixture is a fine powder. Place mix in a small zipper-type bag. Recipe makes 4 servings.

To prepare: Microwave 1 cup of water on high power for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until hot. Stir in 3 tablespoons of mix.

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