Creamy Caramel Mocha Recipe
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Creamy Caramel Mocha Recipe

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Indulge in a coffeehouse-quality drink with this caramel mocha recipe. With whipped cream and a butterscotch drizzle, this treat will perk up even the sleepiest person at the table. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
  • 1/4 cup Dutch-processed cocoa
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 4 cups hot strong brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup caramel flavoring syrup
  • Butterscotch-caramel ice cream topping

Nutritional Facts

1 cup coffee with 2 tablespoons whipped cream (calculated without butterscotch topping): 220 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, beat whipping cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, whisk cocoa and half-and-half cream until smooth. Heat until bubbles form around sides of pan. Whisk in coffee, caramel syrup and remaining vanilla. Top servings with whipped cream; drizzle with butterscotch topping.
  3. To prepare in a slow cooker: Prepare whipped cream as directed. Whisk together cocoa, half-and-half, coffee, caramel syrup and remaining vanilla in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Cook, covered, 2-3 hours or until heated through. Serve as directed. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Torani brand flavoring syrup. Look for it in the coffee section.
Originally published as Creamy Caramel Mocha in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2013, p77

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cruisingail User ID: 1553892 231130
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2015

"excellent, not too sweet not too bitter! gail borczy, field editor"

Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 223070
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2015

"I'm not much of a coffee drinker, but my family loved it! They said to give it 5 stars!"

cindiak User ID: 221828 222596
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2015

"Very good! It's right up there with the new caramel flan coffee at Starbucks."

Billl Muck User ID: 5770091 140850
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2013

"LOVED THIS!!! I served it in mason jars to my guests (as shown in photo) and everyone RAVED about it! Easy and delicious!!!"

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