Mamas on Magic 107.9: Delicious hot drink recipes!

hot holiday drinks

Good morning! We mixed it up today in our Mamas on Magic 107.9 segment.

We paid homage to those delicious hot drinks we mix up when it’s cold outside. If you missed it, click on the blue bar below. Recipes below!

Dec. 19, 2012 Hot drinks for the holidays

Mulled Dr. Pepper

8 cups Dr. Pepper
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp whole cloves
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
3 cinnamon sticks

Combine all ingredients in a 3 qt slow cooker and cook on low for 2 hours.  Discard cloves before serving.  I used one of my tea strainers to hold the cloves so I didn’t have to fish them out.

*Recipe via Christy Walker via Taste of Home magazine

(Homemade) hot Chocolate Mix

1 8-quart box of non-fat dry milk

6-ounce powdered jar nondairy coffee creamer

1/2 pound powdered sugar (2.5 cups)

16-ouz can of pre-sweetened cocoa powder

Combine all ingredients. Store in a tightly covered contained. 1/4 cup powder mixture with 3/4 cup hot water. Top with marshmallows (lots!)

*Recipe via Perryville United Methodist Women cookbook

Gwen’s Mom’s Spiced Tea

  • 5 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 large Minute Maid frozen orange juice with no pulp
  • 1 frozen Minute Maid lemon juice concentrate (thawed)
  • 2 teabags
  • 1 46-ounce can pineapple juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 quarts water

Steep tea in a teapot. Heat 2 cups sugar in water along with the cinnamon sticks. Heat for about 30 minutes on low.

Remove cinnamon sticks and then pour sugar water mixture, tea, pineapple juice, orange juice and lemon juice in a 30-cup coffee maker (which I use only for this spiced punch. Just remove the coffee strainer part from the pot.) Heat until all ingredients are hot. Serve and enjoy.

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