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Easy White Chocolate Mocha

All you do is melt white chocolate in hot almond milk with instant espresso coffee. Make this super easy white chocolate mocha for when you need a sweet pick-me-up!  If the clock reads close enough to 5,  feel free to stir in a shot of Kahlua.

Easy White Chocolate Mocha

A steaming cup of white chocolate mocha is my winter indulgence, an occasional treat on a brisk cold day. Three ingredients and you’ve got a cuppa in your chilly hands. This hot chocolate drink is just a slight detour off the healthier path of one who tries not to eat much sugar. Totally worth it!

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Easy White Chocolate Mocha
On our recent road trip to Oregon, standing in line for to-go cappuccino, I scanned the coffee specialty chalkboard. Guess what? White chocolate mochas are happening. I promise you my homemade white chocolate mocha is far better than any coffee shop brew.

Just had to copy the barrista and top mine with a chocolate covered coffee bean. Did you know 5 of those cute little beans eaten out of hand equals the caffeine of one cup of coffee?

Good quality white chocolate contains 4 ingredients–cocoa butter pressed from crushed cocoa beans, milk, pure vanilla and cane sugar. If you want the “cleanest” white chocolate, check the label. Many white chocolates include vegetable or palm kernel oil. I used Amadei white chocolate that I bought at Caputo’s in Salt Lake City. Green and Black’s organic white chocolate is another quality choice.

Of course this easy white chocolate mocha is dang delicious no matter what chocolate you use. Keep almond milk, instant espresso, and white chocolate on hand so you can treat yourself every so often. The vanilla whipped cream–totally optional. The fluffy dollop looks good in the photo though, doesn’t it? There’s that saying–everything in moderation, including moderation.

Easy White Chocolate Mocha

Make it a fabulous week–get in the kitchen and make yourself a cup of hot chocolate! You deserve it.

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  • Teri Thomas

    Gorgeously festive photo, to boot! Reply · 12 December, 2014

  • I could not live without my little angled spatulas. I use them several times a day, starting with buttering the toast and spreading the pb on the lunch box sandwiches in the morning. Seriously. I have 4 of them, and they are all dirty every single day! Great list! Reply · 12 December, 2014

    • Letty

      Thanks Dorothy! One of mine is an old Wilton with a wooden handle. I think they only make the black handles these days. Reply · 13 December, 2014

  • This looks heavenly- a perfect way to warm up after a day on the slopes. Now if it would just get cold…. Reply · 12 December, 2014

    • Letty

      Yes, the dusting we got last night has already melted! Still cold enough for me to have a white chocolate mocha! Reply · 13 December, 2014

  • Those little spatulas are also good for moving small delicate things around when plating something for a special dinner. GREG Reply · 13 December, 2014

  • […] Instant espresso powder is chocolate’s best friend. Without adding distinct coffee flavor, it heightens chocolate richness in cookies, cakes, and brownies like these. I keep a jar on hand for baking and for yummy cold weather White Chocolate Mocha. […] Reply · 19 June, 2018

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