Want an easy way to make teatime easier to prep for? Try out the recipes below for drink mixes that you can combine in advance and serve with hot water or hot milk. Also, check out the multitude of baking mixes to help you whip up that special treat in no time! If you’re looking for an idea for a special gift while it’s still cold outside, creating an extra batch of any of these mixes makes for a useful and fun present.
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Chai tea mix: Check out the recipe from Graceful Little Honey Bee. Simple ingredients and easy to follow! Definitely a staple for Poetry Teatime.
Hot cocoa and cappuccino mixes: Little House Living has some great mixes for colder weather. Add chocolate chips or mints if you want a change of pace.
Russian tea mix: This is a fun twist on Russian tea from Whatcha Makin’ Now. It requires a few specialty ingredients, but if you’re up for it, be sure to give it a try!
Spiced tea mix: Another classic tea for cooler weather from Brittany’s Pantry.
Baked Goodie Mixes
Multipurpose mixes from Redfly Creations: Create mixes that serve as a wonderful base for recipes from brownies to pancakes for under $30 in ingredients. Check out all of the options, as well as the cute labels available!
Baking mixes from Moneysaving Mom: Check out this list for ideas of recipes that you can easily make and store as mixes.
Spiced pumpkin muffins: All you need is a box of spiced cake or carrot cake mix and a can of pumpkin filling. Combine both and pour into a muffin tin. Bake according to the directions for the cake mix. This recipe is always a winner at my home, and you wouldn’t believe how easy it is to whip up!
Make-a-Mix, by Karine Eliason, Nevada Harward, Madeline Westover. This classic cookbook has been used for the past thirty years to make cooking simpler. It has a wealth of information from dinner mixes to anything for tea.
Make-Ahead Mix Day: Complete Recipes and Instructions for On-Hand Homemade Quick Mixes by Mary Ellen Ward. A shorter list of baked goods to make ahead for teatime.
Have your own favorite easy-to-make mixes? Let us know what they are so we can try them out!