Preparation of the White Chocolate Mocha

Preparation of the White Chocolate Mocha

Recipe for the classic with white chocolate

The White Chocolate Mocha is a coffee beverage that the popular coffee house chain Starbucks recently added to its range. The drink is based on a mixture of espresso, milk and syrup. Fine, white chocolate refines the taste. The consumer has the choice between variations with whipped cream and with fat or low-fat milk. 

The White Chocolate Mocha: A wintry sweetness

The White Chocolate Mocha is a cold coffee that has a mediocre sweetness. After the first sip, the typical aromas of white chocolate unfold. However, it lacks the “tough candy taste” that hard chocolate can trigger. A bitter, creamy taste remains on the palate in the finish. The White Chocolate Mocha is a perfect companion in winter, because the body warms up quickly with the delicious drink.

If you shake it, you benefit from a particularly creamy consistency. Overall, the taste of white chocolate is very intense, but hardly tangible. That is why the coffee variety is perceived as very refreshing when well chilled – it tastes very sweet and chocolaty. When drinking, subtle nuances of vanilla appear again and again. They give the drink a pleasantly soft note. While many winter-based varieties traditionally rely on cinnamon, this variant convinces with a note of vanilla and a rounded taste. It also convinces with its full taste. A bitter aroma, on the other hand, is not recognizable – the full chocolate note is more reminiscent of cocoa.

White Chocolate Mocha recipe – just make it yourself!

The cool drink is very easy to prepare yourself. For one serving, i.e. a 360 milliliter glass, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 30 to 50 milliliters of espresso
  • 250 milliliters of milk
  • 45 milliliters of white chocolate syrup
  • Whipped cream or spray cream to decorate

The basic ingredients for this coffee mix are relatively simple. The coffee variation is a mixture of espresso, milk, chocolate syrup and cream. These ingredients just need to be mixed in the right proportions.

Preparation of the White Chocolate Mocha:

  1. Heat the milk slowly (in a saucepan or microwave).
  2. Pour the white chocolate syrup into a glass.
  3. Pour the hot espresso over the syrup.
  4. Top up the hot milk. The edge of the glass should be filled to a maximum of one centimeter.
  5. The ingredients mix by themselves, stir again if necessary.
  6. Garnish the drink with whipped cream if you like.

The White Chocolate Mocha is now ready. Have fun drinking!

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Variations of the White Chocolate Mocha

There are countless variations of the aromatic coffee drink. The name is derived from the word “mocha” – a type of coffee whose taste is very chocolatey. All coffee specialties have in common that their basic ingredients are the same. Liquid chocolate, chocolate syrup, hot milk and espresso form the basics for every variation. Most of the variations also have a milk froth or cream top. With the recipes, the mixing ratios vary. Recipes that use liquid chocolate rather than chocolate syrup get a fuller taste. The intense aromas of espresso and milk give the variation a milder or bitter taste.

The White Chocolate Mocha is also a sub-variant of the espresso. The same applies to the latte macchiato, which consists of espresso and milk. The latte macchiato is transformed into the slightly sweeter version by adding white chocolate. So it’s no wonder that the term “mocha” means something like “chocolate café”.

Some variants of the White Chocolate Mocha are a little darker than others. This is simply due to the color of the chocolate used. In addition to using pure, white chocolate, other types of chocolate can also be used. The taste of white chocolate with almond pieces goes straight into the coffee drink. Experiments of this kind are worthwhile.


The White Chocolate Mocha is a delicious companion in winter. The full-bodied and sweet taste ensures winter enjoyment! You can find more coffee trends in the magazine.