Recipe By Mackenzie
Published Aug 1st
Prep 4m Cook 1m Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 1 serving Calories 266

This is a chocolate and coffee-lover’s favorite! Using a home espresso machine, mix espresso, chocolate, and steamed milk–then top with whipped cream.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger brewed espresso
  • 1 tablespoon sweetened whipped cream

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Pour milk into a steaming pitcher and heat to 145 degrees F to 165 degrees F (65 to 70 degrees C) using the steaming wand
  2. 2 Measure the chocolate syrup into a large coffee mug
  3. 3 Brew espresso, then add to mug
  4. 4 Pour the steamed milk into the mug, using a spoon to hold back the foam
  5. 5 Top with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 266
  • Carbohydrate 39.1 g
  • Cholesterol 26.7 mg
  • Fat 7.2 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5 g
  • Sodium 162 mg
  • Sugar 33.2 g


  1. This was ok. I think there needs to be more chocolate syrup.
  2. You can never go wrong with these ingredients! This is a great recipe but it is pretty heavy on the milk. You may need to play around with the ratios if you like your coffee stronger. My ideal blend is 1 cup of milk with two - 1.5oz shots of strong espresso and 2-3 generous - Read more ...
  3. I really liked this recipe! I did substitute a few things though. I really like my mochas to be creamy so I substituted the 2% milk for cream. I also mixed cocoa powder with it instead of chocolate syrup and then added a little sugar. I also added a little vanilla extract and a pinch - Read more ...
  4. This makes a decent mocha. It wasn't overwhelmingly awesome but pretty tasty. I followed the recipe and I added homemade whipped cream on top. I also dusted the top with cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. I made this today to try it out. I have been interested in trying new coffee recipes lately! I halved the recipe and just used a strong brewed 1/2 cup or so of coffee. I realized at some point the best part of the good coffees is the steamed milk anyway in my opinnion. I - Read more ...
  6. just what I needed on a cold snowy day - definitely did NOT want to have to leave the house for one. Skipped the whip but loved it.
  7. Yummy! Also good with a splash of mint or peppermint flavor.
  8. Almost as good as the coffee shop that I used to go to 10 years ago...almost
  9. A lot of milk but if you like it creamy this is a good recipe. I use half as much milk and this is a perfect basic recipe for a mocha latte.