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Peppermint Latte makes the perfect easy and cozy drink for the holidays. Best of all, made with all the delicious flavors of peppermint, chocolate and espresso -your love about the infamous Starbucks drink, made at a fraction of the price and without leaving your home.

Peppermint Mocha Latte

A Homemade Peppermint Mocha Latte is the ideal cozy drink once December hits. But the masterful combination of peppermint, chocolate and coffee is enjoyable any time of year.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Holiday
Keyword coffee drinks, copycat starbucks latte, copycat starbucks recipe, holiday drink recipe, homemade latte, homemade mocha, latte recipe, mocha recipe, peppermint mocha, recipe for latte
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 1 latte
Calories 396 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1-1/2 cups milk of your choice divided
  • 2-1/2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon peppermint syrup or creme de menthe
  • 1/2 cup freshly brewed espresso preferred or very strong coffee
  • sweetener of your choice to taste
  • whipped cream
  • crushed peppermint candies optional for garnish
  • chocolate chips optional for garnish


  1. Heat cocoa powder and 1/4 milk in a small saucepan over medium heat or in the microwave for 30 seconds, until cocoa powder, dissolves when stirred. Remove from heat and stir in espresso and peppermint syrup. Add sweetener if using. Pour into a large mug or divide into two small mugs.
  2. Steam remaining milk (using a frother, on the stove or in the microwave) and add to the espresso mixture.
  3. Garnish with whipped cream, a sprinkle of cocoa powder, peppermint candies and chocolate chips if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Peppermint Mocha Latte
Amount Per Serving (1 latte)
Calories 396 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 266mg11%
Potassium 1015mg29%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 990IU20%
Calcium 702mg70%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.