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Homemade Peppermint Mocha

  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1
  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1

Ingredients

  • ½ cup strong coffee or 2 shots of espresso
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ¼½ teaspoon of peppermint extract, to taste
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
  • ¾ cup oat milk (or other non-dairy milk)

Method

  1. Option One: Add all of the ingredients to a small saucepan and whisk together over medium heat. Once the mixture is heated through, pour it into your favorite mug, top with whipped cream and a little more cocoa powder, and enjoy!
  2. Option Two: Combine all of the ingredients, except the milk, in a small saucepan. Whisk everything together and heat over medium heat. While the coffee mixture is heated, add the milk to a milk frother and froth. Once hot, pour the coffee mixture into your mug and then pour the warmed frothed milk overtop. Top with whipped cream, cocoa powder, and enjoy!

Keywords: dairy free peppermint mocha, peppermint mocha, vegan peppermint mocha, paleo peppermint mocha