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Gift in a Jar Recipe: Espresso Cocoa

Gift in a Jar Recipe: Espresso Cocoa

Housewives of Frederick County
This is a great gift idea for the person who has everything. Layer the ingredients in a mason jar to make enticing gifts for everyone on your list!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 141 kcal


  • 1 cup Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup Espresso powder
  • 1 cup Powdered milk
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Chopped bittersweet chocolate OR Miniature Chocolate Chips


  • Use a funnel to layer your ingredients into a 1 quart mason jar.
  • Decorate your jar with a pretty ribbon.
  • Add a tag giving the instructions: Makes 12 servings. Mix contents in a large bowl. For each serving, place 1/3 cup cocoa mix in a mug & stir in 1 cup boiling water. Store remaining mix in airtight container. You can add the mix back to the mason jar and secure the lid.


Calories: 141
Fat: 3.5g
Saturated fat: 1.9g
Carbohydrates: 28g
Sodium: 130mg
Fiber: 2.3g
Protein: 4.1g
Cholesterol: 1mg
Keyword consumable gift, diy gift, espresso, espresso cocoa, gift in a jar, hot cocoa, mason jar