Mocha Coffee Recipe | How to Make Perfect Caffè Mocha at Home

A cup of coffee is the perfect way to start your day, and this mocha coffee recipe will give you a delicious caffeine boost. This recipe combines rich chocolate with mellow coffee for a heavenly drink that’ll keep you going all morning long. So, brew yourself a cup of this deliciousness and enjoy!
Helena Shaw
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Mocha Coffee Recipe

Here’s how to make perfect caffè mocha at home.


  • 1 cup strongly brewed coffee (we recommend espresso);
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar;
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder;
  • 2/3 cup milk;
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar or vanilla extract;
  • whipped cream;
  • cinnamon.


  1. Combine the milk, brown sugar, vanilla sugar, and cocoa powder in a saucepan over medium heat and boil it until the mixture starts looking like a chocolate sauce (around 20 minutes).
  2. Brew your espresso (you can use your espresso machine).
  3. Pour chocolate sauce into your cup. Then add coffee.
  4. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  5. Enjoy your mocha coffee!

Mocha Recipes: Variations

There are many delicious variations you can try with the mocha coffee recipe. For example, some people like to add a dash of Bailey’s Irish cream or Kahlua to create a creamy cocktail.

Another popular variation is made by adding mint syrup instead of vanilla sugar and topping it with chocolate shavings or whipped cream flavored with peppermint extract. If you are in a hurry, you can use store-bought chocolate syrup instead of making your own with cocoa powder. Do you like white chocolate mochas? Try adding 1-2 teaspoons of white chocolate sauce and garnishing it with a drizzle of steamed milk instead of whipped cream.

Homemade Mocha Latte: Recipe

Here’s another recipe that combines chocolate and coffee to create a delicious caffè mocha latte.


  • hot strong coffee;
  • 2 tablespoons hot chocolate mix;
  • 1/4 cup whole milk;
  • whipped heavy cream, chocolate sprinkles, and chocolate syrup for garnish.
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  1. Add the hot chocolate mix and milk to your coffee. Mix until well combined, then pour into a cup.
  2. Top with whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles, and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.

Summer Coffee Drink: Iced Mocha

This is a great iced mocha recipe to enjoy during summer. It’s very simple and requires only 4 ingredients.


  • 1 cup hot strong coffee;
  • 2 tablespoons hot chocolate mix;
  • 1/4 cup whole milk;
  • crushed ice cubes.


  1. Add the hot chocolate mix and milk to your coffee and stir until smooth.
  2. Pour over crushed ice in a tall glass and top with whipped cream if desired.
  3. Enjoy your iced mocha coffee!

Caffe Mocha: Share Your Favorite Recipe

As you can see, there are many delicious variations of the mocha coffee recipe. Do you have a favorite variation that you would like to share? Let us know in the comments!

If you are tired of instant coffee and want to try something else, check out the rest of our articles. You will find lots of great ideas and recipes for coffee lovers. Happy brewing!

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