Iced Peppermint Mocha Starbucks Recipe

iced peppermint mocha starbucks recipe
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Welcome, coffee lovers! Today, we are going to share with you a recipe for a delicious iced peppermint mocha that you can make at home. This recipe is perfect for the holiday season or any time you need a refreshing pick-me-up. Follow along for the step-by-step instructions and enjoy!


  • 1 cup of strong brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/4 cup of chocolate syrup
  • 1/4 cup of peppermint syrup
  • Ice
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Crushed candy canes (optional)


  1. Brew a cup of strong coffee and let it cool.
  2. In a blender, combine the cooled coffee, milk, chocolate syrup, and peppermint syrup. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add ice to the blender and blend until the mixture is thick and slushy.
  4. Pour the mixture into a glass.
  5. Top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes, if desired.
  6. Enjoy your homemade iced peppermint mocha!


Calories Carbohydrates Fat Protein
250 40g 5g 8g


  • Q: Can I use a different type of milk?
  • A: Yes, you can use any type of milk you prefer.
  • Q: Can I make this recipe without the peppermint syrup?
  • A: Yes, you can omit the peppermint syrup and make a regular iced mocha.
  • Q: Can I use a different type of syrup?
  • A: Yes, you can use any syrup flavor you like, such as caramel or vanilla.
  • Q: Can I use hot coffee instead of cold coffee?
  • A: Yes, you can use hot coffee, but make sure to let it cool before blending.
  • Q: Can I make this recipe without a blender?
  • A: Yes, you can stir the ingredients together in a glass and add ice.
  • Q: Can I use sugar-free syrups?
  • A: Yes, you can use sugar-free syrups if you prefer.
  • Q: Can I make this recipe vegan?
  • A: Yes, you can use non-dairy milk and omit the whipped cream.
  • Q: Can I add alcohol to this recipe?
  • A: Yes, you can add a shot of peppermint schnapps or Bailey’s Irish Cream.


If you don’t have peppermint syrup, you can make your own by mixing equal parts of sugar and water in a saucepan, heating until the sugar dissolves, and adding a few drops of peppermint extract.

If you want a stronger coffee flavor, use espresso instead of brewed coffee.

To make the whipped cream, beat heavy cream and powdered sugar together until stiff peaks form.

For a fun twist, try adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream to the blender for a creamy iced peppermint mocha float.

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