Dec 30

Copycat Starbucks Peppermint Mocha

If you have been on our blog before, you know we love hot beverages. Well, we love cold ones too but, today it’s all about another hot and creamy beverage. I love going to Starbucks for my favorite hot and cold beverages. Recently I had for the first time their Peppermint Mocha Coffee. Oh wow! it was fabulous. I loved it and knew it was a recipe I had to duplicate at home. The one thing I don’t like about any of the coffee shops is the high prices. Now, you can easily make this at home for a fraction of the cost.

 

 

This recipe is so simple with only a handful of ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry and fridge. Make a mug, sit down and enjoy every warm sip.

 

Copycat Starbucks Peppermint Mocha

Ingredients: Servings is for one

  • 1/2 cup 2 % milk, you can use whole milk
  • 1 cup brewed coffee, I used decaf
  • 2 tbsp chopped chocolate, milk or dark works
  • 1 tsp sugar, honey or agave, this is optional
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp peppermint extract, NOT mint extract
  • aerosol whipped topping
  • crushed up candy canes or peppermint candies found with the chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. In a small saucepan, heat milk, coffee, sugar and chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted. Simmer for 1 minute. Add peppermint extract. Stir and simmer for a minute more.
  2. Pour into a mug. Decorate with whipped cream and crushed peppermints. Enjoy!

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