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Starbucks mocha copycat recipe

Want to save a few bucks and feel like a fancy barista? Here’s how you can make your own Starbucks mocha at home.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Calories 290 kcal


  • Espresso maker
  • Steam wand
  • Burr grinder
  • Coffee mug


  • 2 shots espresso
  • 4 oz milk
  • 2 pumps mocha sauce
  • 3 tbsp whipped cream
  • 1 tsp chocolate shavings


  • Finely grind your fresh coffee beans.
  • Brew the coffee using a Moka pot, espresso machine, or your favorite appliance. 
  • Add the mocha sauce to the hot coffee and mix well with a spoon.
  • Steam the milk in your pitcher until hot to the touch. Make sure to let some air in while you steam so you can create a frothy top layer.
  • Pour the steamed milk slowly on your espresso-mocha mixture. 
  • Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings or some chocolate syrup.


Pro tips

We recommend using Starbucks Pike Place Roast, a medium roast coffee with hints of cocoa and toasted nuts. 
You might also want to try the Starbucks Mocha Flavoured ground coffee for that extra chocolate kick!