Tuesday, December 3, 2019

PEPPERMINT MOCHA LATTE: National Peppermint Latte Day's cold and wet 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! Don't have time? Starbucks sells Peppermint Mocha Caffe Latte in cans (limited holiday edition). Following is the Copycat Starbucks recipe that appeared in Parade Magazine.


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

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.

1 comment:

Pattie Tierney said...

I cannot wait to make this! This is my favorite latte. I like pumpkin spice, but peppermint mocha really does it for me. Thanks for the recipe.