Peppermint Mocha

Be your own barista and DIY this festive latte full of holiday spirit. Bottle the peppermint syrup for a timely hostess gift.

Ingredients
1⁄4 cup granulated sugar
1⁄4 cup water
1⁄4 tsp. peppermint extract
3 Tbsp. cocoa powder
3 Tbsp. warm water
1⁄2 cup strong coffee
1 1⁄2 cup steamed milk
Directions
  1. To make the peppermint syrup: Add water and sugar to a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the peppermint extract and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. To prepare the mocha: Mix the cocoa powder and water in a Chinet® Comfort Cup® insulated hot cup. Add the coffee and 1 1⁄2 tsp. of peppermint syrup (or more, if desired). Add the milk and serve immediately with whipped cream and your favorite toppings.

How to Serve it Up

Insulated Hot Cups and Lids