The Invigorating Mocha combines the rich depth of espresso with the luxurious smoothness of chocolate and the creamy texture of steamed milk, crowned with a swirl of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder. This coffee drink is a comforting indulgence, perfect for chocolate lovers seeking a caffeine kick.

Glass Type: Large Mug


  • 1 shot of espresso
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder (or to taste)
  • 1 cup steamed milk
  • Whipped cream (for topping)
  • A sprinkle of cocoa powder or chocolate shavings (for garnish)


  • Brew a shot of espresso and pour it into a large mug.
  • Mix the cocoa powder with a small amount of hot water to create a smooth chocolate paste. Add this to the mug with the espresso.
  • Pour the steamed milk into the mug, stirring well to blend the espresso, chocolate paste, and milk.
  • Top with a generous swirl of whipped cream.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or chocolate shavings.

Did You Know?

  • The Mocha, named after the Mocha port in Yemen, historically a center of coffee trade, combines the flavors of coffee and chocolate, which have been beloved companions for centuries.
  • The drink offers the perfect balance between the bitterness of the coffee and the sweetness of the chocolate, making it a favorite among coffee enthusiasts and chocolate lovers alike.
  • A Mocha can be customized to personal taste preferences, with variations including different types of chocolate, the addition of syrups, or even a dusting of spices like cinnamon or nutmeg for added complexity.