No Cook Backpacking Coffee
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No-Cook Backpacking Coffee

If you go backpacking or camping without a heat source you can still get your morning coffee fix. I developed this No-Cook Backpacking Coffee recipe to sustain me while backpacking Death Valley.
Prep Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Author: Fox Valley Foodie


  • 10 oz Water (1 1/4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup Dry Milk Powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Instant Coffee Grounds (I used Folgers)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Nesquik Chocolate Drink Powder
  • 1 tbsp Sugar


  • Combine all dry ingredients together and store in a baggie or other container until ready  to drink.
  • Add approximately 10 oz of water to a water bottle and add powder mixture. Shake or stir vigorously to combine.
  • Enjoy!


NOT GOING CAMPING OR BACKPACKING? Then I recommend checking out my Creamy Vanilla Mocha recipe instead.  It is coffee shop quality in your own kitchen!