Chocolate Latte is a coffee lover’s dream. This at-home latte combines coffee with chocolate milk. No fancy equipment needed. With just a few pantry ingredients you can easily whip this up any time you crave a cafe mocha.
Why spend the high prices for gourmet coffee drinks? This recipe makes it so easy to enjoy a latte whenever you like. The secret ingredient is hot chocolate milk.
Save money and make a Starbucks mocha latte at home, but BETTER!
I do love going out for a coffee now and again. Perfect for when I have time on a shopping day. There is nothing better than spending a few nice moments talking with my husband over a great latte.
They do get costly, so I have figured out a way to make them easily so we can enjoy them whenever we like at home. Make a latte with chocolate milk? Why not?
RECIPE and INSTRUCTIONS for this chocolate milk coffee recipe are at the bottom of this post.
If you love holiday lattes, my Rum & Eggnog Latte is a wonderful way to spread some holiday cheer.
Fall is never complete without pumpkin lattes. My recipe includes real pumpkin!!
Mocha Latte Needs:
Coffee with chocolate is a match made in heaven. Have you tried Mocha Coffee Yogurt? What a great way to start the day.
I love baking with coffee too. Espresso powder is amazing in my Chewy Cookies, the perfect companion to this mocha latte.
How To Make A Latte With Chocolate Milk
This recipe requires NO fancy equipment. Check the recipe tips for suggestions.
- heat the chocolate milk to just under boiling
- make espresso
- pour the espresso into a cup
- froth the hot chocolate milk
- pour hot milk into the cup with the coffee
- top with the foam
- garnish with sprinkles
- Do you need an espresso machine? No, but if you have one that is fantastic. For this recipe, I used a good quality *(affiliate) espresso powder. If you don’t have espresso use really strong coffee as an alternative. If you have a *(affiliate) Keurig machine, that works great too. There are lots of great espresso coffee pods to choose from.
- Best milk frother. We have found this *(affiliate) hand-held frother works amazing!! So easy to use. Froths beautifully. Affordable too.
- This recipe uses a pot to heat the milk. Be sure not to bring it to a boil. That will scorch the milk.
- You can adjust the coffee to milk ratio if you like.
- You can make more than one latte at a time. Just adjust the ingredient amounts to compensate for the quantity you need.
- To add the hot milk to the drink, use a spoon to hold back the foam while pouring.
Questions People Ask
Yes, you can. Some people have milk steamers attached to their espresso machines. For this mocha latte I just simply heated the chocolate milk in a pot on the stovetop.
It sure does. It creates a nice thick layer perfect for sprinkles or eating with a spoon.
You can use all kinds of milk to make lattes. For this recipe, I used full-fat chocolate milk. You can try coconut milk, soy milk, or almond milk if you like. Non-diary milk does produce a froth, but not very thick.
Yes, and they are super delicious. Swap out coffee for your favourite tea. We love this Festive Holiday Tea.
Once you make lattes at home, you will see how easy it is. No need for any fancy equipment to get a great-tasting mocha coffee any time of day.
Latte vs Mocha
The main difference between these two latte coffees is the presence of chocolate. Both contain steamed milk and espresso. Mocha contains chocolate. Caffe mocha is also called a mocaccino, mochaccino and mochachino.
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Looking For More Coffee Drinks?
- In the summer we love this French Press Cold Brew recipe. Save your money and make this at home. It is easier than you think.
- Have you ever tried a Boozy Bourbon Iced Coffee? A great way to end a meal with a cold coffee. It’s like dessert in a glass.
Chocolate Milk Coffee Latte
- 1 ¼ cups chocolate milk
- 2-3 teaspoons espresso powder
- ¾ cup boiling water
- Sprinkles (for garnish)
- In a small pot measure in the milk and on medium temperature heat (to just under boiling).
- Boil water.
- Add espresso powder to cup along with the hot water and stir.
- Once milk has come to temperature, remove from heat and froth.
- Pour hot milk into coffee cup and stir.
- Add the froth on top.
- Add sprinkles.
- Sweeten if needed with sugar or honey.