Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Latte

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This Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Latte recipe is easy to make and the perfect way to start your morning. It’s a homemade mocha latte that tastes even better than store bought!

If you like this latte recipe you should also try my Pumpkin Spice Latte or this Vanilla Latte White Hot Chocolate.

Overhead view of a festive mug filled with a Mocha Latte with crushed peppermint on top

I Love Drinking Mocha Lattes In The Morning

What is the best thing about Fall? Fall coffee drinks!

What is the best thing about Winter? Winter coffee drinks!

I am a coffee addict. IF my morning ever starts out without a cup, don’t talk to me. And I will risk being late to anything *anything!* just so I can have that last drop of coffee.

Doctor told me to cut down on caffeine while I was pregnant last year. That sucked. I limited myself to one cup in the morning. But the strong kind. Turkish Coffee. One cup and you’re good to go for a few hours.

What happens after the few hours? You find a way to make your own Decaf gourmet coffee just so you can enjoy that coffee taste.

A winter mug on top of a piece of burlap is filled with Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Latte with whipped cream on top

These Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Lattes Are A Staple

I loaded up on these Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Lattes while I was pregnant. I mean looooaded. I would make one every day at around 3 pm. Decaf. And Skinny. I was already bursting at the seems, so I opted for a lighter version.

When I first set out to make one I of course went to Google, but I didn’t like what turned up; Peppermint extract. What? Where do you get peppermint extract? It took me 2 years to find lemon extract! No, I don’t live in BFE,  but seems like vanilla extract is the only thing we are extracting out here.

So the next best thing? I bought some crushed peppermint and hoped that it would melt in the steamy hot milk! It worked!

If you ask me, and I’m not biased at all, I think my Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Latte rocks! I’m having one right now as we speak. Errrr, write! read!

A festive mug filled with Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Latte with crushed peppermint on top
And I just saved you 4 bucks. You’re welcome! 😀

ENJOY!

Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Latte

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Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
This Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Latte recipe is easy to make and the perfect way to start your morning. It's a homemade mocha latte that tastes even better than store bought!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 334
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup strong brewed hot coffee or a shot of espresso
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips , chopped
  • 3 tablespoons crushed peppermint (or crush some candy canes)
  • Whipped Cream (optional)

Instructions 

  • Brew strong hot coffee and pour 1/2 cup into your mug; set aside.
  • Pour the milk in a safe microwavable cup or glass.
  • Add in the chopped chocolate and the peppermint.
  • Stir and cook in microwave for one minute, or until the milk foams towards the top; watch it closely so it doesn't spill over.
  • Take out the cup and stir, making sure all the chocolate has melted.
  • Put back in the microwave for 20 to 25 seconds, or until foamy.
  • Pour the milk mixture over the brewed coffee.
  • Garnish with whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts
Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Latte
Amount Per Serving
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 97mg4%
Potassium 347mg10%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Calcium 228mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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20 Responses
  1. Adriana

    I usually have a latte on the weekend when I have a little more time so this would be perfect Saturday morning
    I will try do it

  2. Kristy

    my milk doesn’t foam, at least I didn’t see it foam, does it stay foamed like a latte? Am I doing something wrong…..and of course the kids ate all of the whipped cream! Still tastes delish!

    1. Katerina Petrovska

      Hi Kristy!! When you put the milk in the microwave for the second time, keep an eye on it as the foam rises up. When it gets close to the rim, take it out and pour it into the coffee cup. You can also try to stir it vigorously (or even whisk it) right before pouring it in. Hope this helps! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!

  3. kelly @ kellybakes

    I love that you didn’t use peppermint extract in these. I’m having the same problem with eggnog flavored things this year–they don’t actually contain eggnog! Anyway, I just got a latte machine and this looks like a perfect recipe for it 🙂

  4. Anne@FromMySweetHeart

    Katerina…what a beautiful drink! I’m with you…I love fall and winter specialty coffees! I can’t wait to try this….though I don’t think I’m going to be able to duplicate that fabulous foam! Perfect for the chocolate party this month! : )

  5. Meagan @ A Zesty Bite

    I never had a latte when I was pregnant just stuck to decaf coffee. I so wish I would have ventured out and tried something like this every afternoon.

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