Peppermint Mocha Latte Recipe With Frothed Milk

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This peppermint mocha latte recipe is amazing! After a lot of running around, I think I am finally just about done preparing for Christmas.  I’m done shopping and everything that’s been delivered has been wrapped.  I’m waiting on one super slow Amazon order that I hope arrives today.  Most of my baking is done and in the freezer.  I have a few final things to bake since Christmas dinner is at my home this year. All in all, I’m ahead of time compared to last year. Normally, I am running around on Christmas Eve day picking things up and finishing my wrapping on Christmas Eve.

Peppermint Mocha Latte Recipe

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Peppermint Mocha Latte Recipe

I have decided that since I don’t have to run around like a crazy person today, I am going to take some time to watch some of my favorite Christmas movies. I’ve decided to enjoy my favorite Peppermint Mocha Latte Recipe while I enjoy The Polar Express.

The Polar Express is about a little boy who is starting to wonder if Santa Claus really does exist. He boards a magical train that is heading to the North Pole along with other children.  While he is there, he gets a wonderful gift that only people who really still believe can enjoy. This is one of my very favorite Christmas movies.

Peppermint Mocha Latte Recipe

It’s very easy to make your own Peppermint Mocha Latte. No need to run to the local coffee store.  Just start with a tablespoon of cocoa, some sugar or stevia and a drop of peppermint extract.

Peppermint Mocha Latte Recipe

Peppermint Mocha Latte Recipe

Add hot coffee and stir.  Then pour in the frothed milk. I use a milk frother but you can simply heat the milk in a pan and froth with a whisk. It just takes longer.

Peppermint Mocha Latte Recipe

Top with whipped cream and crushed candy cane and enjoy! Check out my video to learn how to make your own homemade whipped cream


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  • 1 cup warmed milk (not boiled) for the froth
  • 1 cup hot coffee
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbs sugar or 1/4 tsp Stevia
  • 1 drop of pure peppermint extract
  • Whipped cream or frothed cream or both
  • Crushed candy cane


  1. Put the cocoa powder and stevia/sugar in the bottom of your coffee mug. Add the peppermint extract.
  2. Pour the hot coffee over it and stir.
  3. Froth the milk and pour it over the hot coffee.
  4. Top the coffee with whipped cream and sprinkle on crushed candy canes.
  5. If you really want to be decadent, drizzle some chocolate syrup over the top.

If you want to share a hot beverage with the kids while you’re watching a Christmas movie, simply leave out the hot coffee and cocoa powder and substitute hot cocoa.

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  1. This looks yummy. I want one right now but I dont have the ingredients.
  2. Looks delicious! I am not big on peppermint, but I will try one of these as soon as you will let me! mitch
  3. I need to make this recipe for my Husband. He has developed a need for Starbucks Peppermint Mochas on a way to frequent basis. 
  4. Ashley - Embracing Grace says
    Yum, that looks amazing!!
  5. I'm here to wish you Merry Christmas!
  6. looks perfect for a cold winters night!
  7. this looks SO GOOD!! i love peppermint and chocolate and coffee...polar express is a family fave. even just listening in the car to the story
  8. we watched santa paws 2 last night!! loved it!
  9. Kathy Balman says
    This looks very tasty. Thanks for the simple how to.
  10. Peppermint is such a perfect flavor for Christmas time!
  11. This looks totally delicious! Yummy!
  12. Liza @ Views From the 'Ville says
    I love mocha lattes, but have never tried my own.  Thanks for the recipe, you could easily make so many different kinds with this.
  13. Stacie @ The Divine Miss Mommy says
    This sounds delicious. Maybe I will make my own next time instead of going to Starbucks!!
  14. Amethyst Moon says
    This looks yummy! Combine it with a Netflix movie, and you've got the perfect treat.
  15. This recipe is so easy! It's cold and rainy in Italy today, so I think I'll make myself one!

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