Starbucks White Peppermint Mocha Recipe

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Welcome to my article where I will be sharing a recipe for Starbucks White Peppermint Mocha. This delicious drink is perfect for the holiday season and will surely be a hit with your friends and family. I’ve always been a fan of this drink and decided to recreate it at home, and I’m excited to share the recipe with you.

List of Ingredients

  • 1 shot of espresso (or 1/2 cup of strong coffee)
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/4 cup of white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp of peppermint extract
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Crushed candy cane (optional)

List of Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, heat milk and white chocolate chips over medium heat, stirring constantly until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is hot.
  2. Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in the peppermint extract.
  3. Brew a shot of espresso or make 1/2 cup of strong coffee.
  4. Mix the espresso or coffee with the milk mixture.
  5. Pour into a mug and top with whipped cream and crushed candy cane (optional).

Nutrition Table

Nutrient Amount Per Serving
Calories 290
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 130mg
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 28g
Protein 8g

Recipes FAQ

  • What is a peppermint mocha?
    A peppermint mocha is a coffee drink made with espresso or coffee, milk, chocolate, and peppermint extract.
  • How do I make a white peppermint mocha?
    To make a white peppermint mocha, replace the regular chocolate with white chocolate chips.
  • Can I use a different type of milk?
    Yes, you can use any type of milk you prefer such as almond, soy, or oat milk.
  • Can I make this without espresso?
    Yes, you can make this without espresso by using 1/2 cup of strong coffee instead.
  • Can I make this ahead of time?
    It’s best to make this drink fresh, but you can store the milk mixture in the fridge for up to 2 days and reheat it when you’re ready to make the drink.
  • Can I make this without the peppermint extract?
    Yes, you can make this without peppermint extract, but it won’t have the peppermint flavor.
  • Can I make this drink hot or cold?
    You can make this drink hot or cold depending on your preference.
  • How do I crush candy canes?
    You can crush candy canes by placing them in a plastic bag and smashing them with a rolling pin or using a food processor.
  • Can I add more or less chocolate?
    You can adjust the amount of chocolate depending on your preference.
  • Can I make this drink vegan?
    Yes, you can make this drink vegan by using dairy-free milk and dairy-free whipped cream.

Recipes Tips

If you want to make this drink extra special, try adding a drizzle of caramel or chocolate sauce on top. You can also sprinkle some cinnamon or nutmeg for added flavor. Don’t forget to use a frother to make the milk extra creamy and frothy.

If you’re making this drink for a crowd, you can make a large batch of the milk mixture and keep it warm in a crockpot. This way, your guests can serve themselves and customize their drinks with whipped cream and candy cane toppings.

For a healthier version of this drink, use skim or low-fat milk and reduce the amount of chocolate chips. You can also skip the whipped cream and candy cane toppings to cut down on calories.

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