DIY Peppermint Mocha

Starbucks DIY Peppermint Mocha


1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 tablespoons warm water
1/2 cup hot espresso
1 1/2 cups steamed milk


1.  Stir the water and sugar in a pot until sugar dissolves and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, simmer and add peppermint extract.
2.  Allow mixture to simmer for 20 minutes.
3.  Mix cocoa and water in a mug until paste forms.  Add espresso and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the peppermint extract.
4.  Finally, add the milk and serve hot.

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