Thursday, December 3, 2020

PEPPERMINT MOCHA LATTE: National Peppermint Latte Day!

Brr...it's cold all over the U.S. today. Perfect for a Peppermint Mocha Latte to celebrate National Peppermint Latte Day! Here's an easy and delicious recipe. Bookmark it for the holidays, too! Following is the Copycat Starbucks recipe that appeared in Parade Magazine.

PEPPERMINT MOCHA LATTE

Ingredients
1/2 cup whole milk
1 cup brewed coffee
2 Tbsp chopped chocolate, milk or dark
1 tsp sugar, honey, or agave
1/8-1/4 tsp peppermint extract, NOT mint extract
Aerosol whipped topping
Crushed up candy canes or peppermint candies and mini-chocolate chips

Directions
In 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. Pour into mug. Top with whipped cream and crushed peppermints.
Serves 1.

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