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Starbucks Iced Mocha Recipe (Copycat)

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When you’re at the world’s largest chain of coffeehouses, it’s inevitable to find a coffee drink meeting the likes of everyone. This time around, we are drooling over Starbucks Iced Mocha. This icy, sweet beverage is not only available at Starbucks, but now we’ve brought you an easy Starbucks Iced Mocha Recipe.

If you’re looking for a cold and creamy drink to satisfy your coffee-based cravings, then this Iced Mocha is a recipe you’d love to try. So without further ado, let’s get started!

What is Starbucks Iced Mocha?

At Starbucks, the Iced Mocha is a combination of bitter espresso, milk, and cocoa with sweet vanilla syrup poured over ice and topped with heavy cream and chocolate syrup.

You can add any milk of your choice: this means good news for vegans who could opt for almond or soy milk. Since we’re aiming to produce a copycat of the Starbucks Iced Mocha, we’ll get as creative as we can but with the same amazing taste.

How Does Starbucks Iced Mocha Taste?

The luscious whipped cream and chocolate syrup gives an overpowering sweet taste to the icy drink. However, since the mocha is originally made from espresso, it has robust tasting notes. The bittersweet flavor coupled with the icy and refreshing touch makes this a perfect summer drink.

Starbucks Iced Mocha Recipe: Make it Step-by-Step

Nothing can be easier than an easy-to-follow recipe guide! That’s exactly what we have crafted to help you whip up a delectable iced Mocha recipe from the comfort of your home.

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Ingredients

  • Espresso powder
  • Cocoa powder
  • Milk (any kind you like)
  • Vanilla syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate syrup (recommended: Hershey’s chocolate syrup)
  • Sweetener (optional)
  • 4-5 ice cubes

Equipment Needed

All you’ll need to prepare a copycat Starbucks Iced Mocha are an espresso machine to full espresso shots, a shaker, and an electric whisk for a fluffy cream.

Instructions

  1. First things first, prepare a double espresso shot. If you don’t have espresso powder available, you can even brew a dark roasted coffee. Let it cool.
  2. Next, using your electric hand mixer, blend the whipped cream and vanilla syrup. Set that aside.
  3. Now in your serving glass, add 4-5 ice cubes
  4. Then, gently drizzle chocolate syrup on the ice cubes.
  5. Pour in espresso and add cocoa powder to a shaker. At this point, you can add any sweetener of your choice (optional). Shake well
  6. Pour the espresso drink mixture into the serving glass.
  7. Add your favorite milk.
  8. Finally, top off your beverage with whipped cream and drizzle some chocolate syrup.

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Enjoy and don’t forget to post a picture of your masterpiece on Instagram!

Questions People Ask

How much caffeine is in Starbucks Iced Mocha?

At Starbucks, if you order a Tall serving of Iced Mocha, it would contain 95 milligrams of caffeine. The Grande and Venti contain 175 and 265 milligrams of caffeine respectively. This makes the Starbucks Iced Mocha one of the most caffeinated espresso-based beverages.

How many calories are in Starbucks Iced Mocha?

A Grande serving of the Starbucks Iced Mocha has approximately 350 calories.

How long does Starbucks Iced Mocha Last?

Since the constituent ingredients of the Iced Mocha are sensitive to temperature change, it’s highly recommended to immediately consume the beverage. In case otherwise, you should refrigerate it so that you can drink the mocha within 48 hours. After that, the Iced Mocha is likely to expire.

How to order Iced Mocha at Starbucks?

Starbucks offers a range of iced coffee drinks. For an Iced Mocha, you can order a Grande-sized serving which would typically contain 2% milk, 4 pumps of Mocha sauce, topped with heavy cream. If you’re vegan, you can have the milk replaced with one of your choices.

Starbucks Iced Mocha Recipe: Conclusion

We’re sure you have enjoyed reading the Starbucks Iced Mocha recipe as much as we had fun bringing it out to you. This step-by-step recipe is going to be a lot more fun when you have friends over who are there to help you make this decadent drink.

Once you master the art of making a Starbucks copycat iced mocha, we can vouch you’d be wanting more.

Starbucks Iced Mocha Recipe

If you're searching for a chilly and creamy drink to soothe your coffee desires, this Iced Mocha recipe is one you should try. So, with no further ado, let's get started!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: drinks, espresso drinks, iced mocha, mocha on ice, recipes, starbucks iced mocha
Servings: 1
Calories: 350kcal
Cost: $3.75

Equipment

  • Espresso Machine
  • Shaker
  • Electric Hand Mixer

Ingredients

  • Double Espresso Shot
  • Cocoa powder
  • Milk (any kind you like)
  • Vanilla syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Sweetener (optional)
  • 4 to 5 Ice cubes

Instructions

  • First things first, prepare a double espresso shot. If you don’t have espresso powder available, you can even brew a dark roasted coffee. Let it cool.
  • Next, using your electric hand mixer, blend the whipped cream and vanilla syrup (Optional). Set that aside.
  • Now in your serving glass, add 4-5 ice cubes.
  • Then, gently drizzle chocolate syrup on the ice cubes.
  • Pour in espresso and add cocoa powder (optional) to a shaker. At this point, you can add any sweetener of your choice (optional). Shake well
  • Pour the espresso mixture into the serving glass.
  • Add your favorite milk.
  • Finally, top off your beverage with whipped cream and drizzle some chocolate syrup.

Notes

  • You can also pull an espresso shot with a Nespresso or a French Press.
  • A Grande serving of the Starbucks Iced Mocha has approximately 350 calories.

About the author

Camila Coleman

A blogger and coffee Nomad, who loves to explore new coffee recipes and enjoy content writing. I like to share my experience and what I have learned through my blogs, social media, and forums.

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