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Homemade Peppermint Mocha

Homemade Peppermint Mocha

These are every bit as good as Starbucks, but costs a lot less than your coffee shop ones. I hope you will enjoy this recipe as much as you have enjoyed the other coffee creations from our kitchen!

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk, steamed
  • 1 cup very strong coffee (4 tablespoons coffee grounds to 1 cup of hot water)
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons peppermint syrup (recipe below)
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Chocolate Syrup (optional)
  • crushed peppermint candies (optional)

Directions:

  1. Prepare your hot water in a kettle. Add four tablespoons of your favorite coffee grounds to your French Press. Pour 1 cup of hot water over them and allow the coffee to steep for four minutes while you prepare the other ingredients.
  2. In a pot, heat up one cup of milk until it is steaming. Froth the milk with a wire whisk or an immersion blender until it is nice and foamy.
  3. In your coffee cup, mix together the prepared coffee, cocoa powder, sugar, and peppermint coffee syrup until the sugar and cocoa powder are dissolved and there are no lumps. Pour the milk foam over the top of the coffee/mocha mixture and stir to incorporate. Top with whipped cream, a generous drizzle of chocolate syrup, and crushed peppermint candies.

Homemade Peppermint Syrup

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract

Directions:

  1. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and stir constantly until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Stir in the peppermint extract.
  3. Cool to room temperature and store in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to three months.

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