Slow Cooker Peppermint Mochas
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Slow Cooker Peppermint Mochas: a great hot drink recipe to serve at a holiday or winter party & an absolute must-try for this time of year!
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 5-6
Peppermint Mochas:
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 4 shots of espresso OR 2 cups very strong brewed coffee
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup peppermint syrup (recipe below)
  • Whipped cream & shaved chocolate, for garnish
  • Candy canes to garnish each mug for serving
Peppermint Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
Peppermint syrup:
  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the water and sugar to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved (about a minute).
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the peppermint extract.
Peppermint mochas:
  1. In a 3-quart or larger slow cooker/Crock Pot, stir together the milk, espresso/coffee, chocolate chips, and peppermint syrup.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 2-2.5 hours, stirring occasionally to help distribute the melting chocolate, until steaming.
  3. Reduce heat to warm and keep covered once the mocha has heated to steaming.
  4. Serve in individual mugs, topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Place a candy cane in each mug before serving. Enjoy!
Recipe by Wishes and Dishes at