Winter is officially here, which means it's time for snuggling on the couch and avoiding the cold weather outside. If your fleece pajamas just aren't warming you up like they should, this Crock-Pot™ peppermint mocha will certainly get the job done!
The cool part about using a Crock-Pot™ (or other slow cooker) is that there's no espresso machine or other fancy equipment involved -- all you need is your favorite Royal Cup coffee, some milk, chocolate, and peppermint syrup. For other holidays, you could even switch our your syrup flavor for others like pumpkin, vanilla, or gingerbread. The possibilities are truly endless for this easy and delicious mocha recipe.
This recipe is perfect for holiday parties because you can make a big batch of this belly-warming drink and keep it warm for hours -- try it at your next holiday party and let us know what you think by leaving a message on Facebook or Tweeting us your thoughts at @RoyalCup.
Crock-Pot Peppermint Mocha Recipe
- 4½ cups Royal Cup Dakota Roast brewed coffee
- 2¼ cups whole milk
- 1½ cups chocolate syrup
- ½ cup Torani Peppermint Syrup
- Optional: whipped cream and candy canes for garnish
Brew your coffee, and combine all ingredients in the Crock-Pot™. Stir well, and cover with lid. Cook on high or two hours or low for four hours, stirring occasionally. Ladle into mugs and top with whipped cream and candy canes.
To keep warm during a party -- leave the mocha in the slow cooker on the "warm" setting.