Jen Causey-Kidder
Jen Causey-Kidder September 27, 2013

DIY Instant Mocha Mix Favors

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We’re always trying to dream up ‘useful’ favors that your guests will actually take home and enjoy… and this one is terrific! Just a few simple ingredients will instantly make a delicious mocha latte mix that is sure to tickle your taste buds. These darling test tube favors will be perfect for any event, especially a bridal shower or wedding. This mix tastes best in an 8 oz cup of warm milk, but water is good too… love is not the only thing brewing around here!



  • Martha Stewart Crafts darling test tube favor kit (Halloween themed)
  • Sugar
  • Dry Creamer
  • Instant Coffee
  • Dry Milk Powder
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Salt
  • Cinnamon
  • Mallow Bits and Chocolate Sprinkles (optional)
  • 8.5″ x 11″ sticker paper
  • Our FREE printable labels at the end of the post!


The Recipe:

  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Dry Creamer
  • 1/2 cup Instant Coffee
  • 1/2 cup Dry Milk Powder
  • 1/3 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon

Add all the ingredients above into a blender…


…and mix until they are completely combined.


Each adorable test tube will perfectly fit 3 tablespoons of mix. Using a funnel helps. Once all 3 tablespoons are in the test tube, gently tap the bottom of the tube onto the counter a few times to pack the mix down into the tube. This recipe will make about 15 test tubes.


Next, add your choice of cute toppings… here I’m adding chocolate sprinkles and mallow bits. You can add anything you’d like or nothing at all, it’s your call.


Place the cork on top and you’re done! Aren’t they so cute!


Download the super cute ‘Love is Brewing’ label for the mocha mix and print it onto 8.5″ x 11″ sticker paper or label sheet.


Carefully cut each one out, leaving a little white edge around the outside… peel the sticky backing off and place onto your ‘mocha mix’ test tube!


12 Months of Martha

To enjoy: add 1.5 tablespoons into an 8-ounce glass of hot water or milk!


Free Printable Labels

Click for the-mochaClick for the-cocoa

Because ya’ll asked, I made a label for just “Cocoa Mix” too! But you’ll have to create your own recipe or use store bought mix!

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DIY Tutorial Credits

Photography + DIY Tutorial + Free Downloads: Jen Carreiro of Something Turquoise // Martha Stewart Crafts test tube favor kit: courtesy of the Editors at Martha Stewart, you can get these exact tubes in-store at Michaels or on Amazon or you can always buy these similar tubes from Etsy // all mocha mix ingredients: Pavilions // Sticker paper, aka Label Sheet: Paper Source // Nail polish: OPI – Paint My Moji-toes Red

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