Starbucks Peppermint Mocha Latte Copycat Recipe

starbucks peppermint mocha latte copycat recipe
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Greetings, coffee lovers! Are you tired of spending your hard-earned money on expensive coffee drinks at your local Starbucks? Fear not, because today we’re going to make a copycat recipe of one of the most beloved holiday drinks – the Peppermint Mocha Latte. This recipe is easy to follow and will have you sipping on a delicious homemade latte in no time.


  • 1 shot of espresso (or 1/2 cup of strong brewed coffee)
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Crushed candy canes (optional)


  1. Brew 1 shot of espresso or 1/2 cup of strong brewed coffee.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat 1 cup of milk until hot but not boiling.
  3. Stir in 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup and 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract.
  4. Whisk until the mixture is frothy.
  5. Pour the mixture into a mug and add the shot of espresso or brewed coffee.
  6. Top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes, if desired.
  7. Enjoy your homemade peppermint mocha latte!

Nutrition Information

Nutrient Amount per serving
Calories 180
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 120mg
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 26g
Protein 5g


  • Q: Can I use a different type of milk instead of cow’s milk?
  • A: Yes, you can use almond milk, soy milk, or any other type of milk you prefer.
  • Q: Can I make this drink without espresso or coffee?
  • A: Yes, you can make this drink without espresso or coffee. Simply omit that ingredient and follow the rest of the instructions.
  • Q: Can I make a large batch of this drink and store it in the fridge?
  • A: We don’t recommend storing this drink in the fridge as it can separate and lose its flavor over time. It’s best to make it fresh each time.
  • Q: Can I use dark chocolate instead of chocolate syrup?
  • A: Yes, you can use dark chocolate instead of chocolate syrup. Simply melt the chocolate and mix it in with the milk and peppermint extract.
  • Q: Can I make this drink without peppermint extract?
  • A: While it won’t be a peppermint mocha latte without the peppermint extract, you can still make a delicious mocha latte by omitting that ingredient.


If you don’t have an espresso machine, you can use a stovetop espresso maker or a French press to make strong coffee.

If you want to make this drink even more festive, try adding a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg to the milk mixture.

If you want to make this drink a bit healthier, you can use sugar-free chocolate syrup and low-fat milk instead of regular chocolate syrup and whole milk.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with different flavors and variations to find your perfect homemade latte recipe!

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