A Southern Grace: Espresso-less Mint Mocha

Espresso-less Mint Mocha


Serves 1 generously

  • 1 cup milk, steamed
  • 1 cup very strong coffee
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2-3 drops peppermint extract
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Crushed peppermints (optional)
In a pot, heat up one cup of milk until it is steaming. Froth the milk with a wire whisk or an immersion blender until it is nice and foamy.
In your coffee cup, mix together the prepared coffee, cocoa powder, sugar, and peppermint extract until the sugar and cocoa powder are dissolved and there are no lumps.
Pour the milk foam over the top of the mocha mixture and stir to incorporate.
Top with whipped cream and crushed peppermints if desired.

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