Special Beverages for Mom

Special Beverages for Mom
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Treat your mom all day by serving her these special beverages for breakfast, lunch, dinner and an evening treat! She will feel pampered from morning to night!

Mom's Morning Tea


2 cups boiling water
30 mint leaves
sugar to taste
1 tablespoon Earl Grey tea leaves
1 teaspoon English breakfast tea

Boil water, sugar and mint for about five minutes. Place tea leaves into coffee thermos and pour boiled mixture over the tea leaves and allow to infuse for 20 minutes, and enjoy for your morning treat!

Spiced Cocoa


1 1/2 cups sweetened cocoa
2 cups boiling water
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3 cups milk
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 tbsp sugar

Combine cocoa, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar in a large saucepan, gradually stir in water, and then add milk. Heat slowly, be careful not to scorch. Serve the cocoa hot with marshmallows or whipped cream.

Spicy Citrus Tea


2 tea bags
2 cups of water
1/2 orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
sugar to taste
a dash of cinnamon

Pour the boiling water over tea bags, and steep for a few minutes. Remove bags and add juices, sugar and cinnamon. Either serve iced, or warm.

Cappuccino Cooler


1 1/2 cups cold coffee
1 1/2 cups chocolate ice cream
1/4 cup Hershey's syrup
crushed ice
whipped cream

In blender, combine coffee, ice cream and syrup. Cover and blend until smooth. Serve over the crushed ice, and garnish with whipped cream. Makes 4 servings.

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About The Author

Brenda Hyde is a freelance writer living on ten acres in rural Michigan with her husband and three kids. She is a mom, grandma, gardener, cook and writer. She blogs on all of these topics at Harvestmoongazette.blogspot.com.


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