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Frothy Mexi-Mocha Coffee

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

Knowing that this cup of coffee is waiting for me on the other side of the alarm clock makes for a great start to my morning! —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts
Frothy Mexi-Mocha Coffee Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 orange peel strips (1 to 3 inches)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 cups hot strong brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream, warmed
  • Optional garnishes: cinnamon sticks, orange peel and whipped cream

Directions

  1. Place the first five ingredients in a blender; cover and process until chocolate is finely chopped. Add coffee; cover and process for 1-2 minutes or until chocolate is melted. Transfer to a small saucepan; heat through.
  2. Return mixture to blender; add cream. Cover and process until frothy. Strain, discarding solids; serve in mugs. Garnish as desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 392 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 71g carbohydrate (68g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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