Indulge in the Perfect Mix of Caramel, Chocolate, and Coffee

Step right up and prepare to be amazed by the sweet sensation of my Caramel Chocolate Coffee recipe. As a barista, I have developed a true passion for coffee and love sharing my creations with others. This recipe is a perfect combination of two classic flavors – chocolate and caramel – blended with the rich aroma and taste of coffee.

Whether you’re looking for a new way to start your day or just want to indulge in something special, this recipe will knock your socks off. I promise that this Caramel Chocolate Coffee will be the best thing that happened to your taste buds all day long.

So, rest assured that once you try a sip of this lovely concoction, there’s no going back! Its velvety texture, perfectly balanced sweetness and bold flavor will seduce you and make you crave more. Trust me; it is THAT good!

Don’t wait any longer; grab your apron and let’s get started on making this delicious drink in the comfort of your own home.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Caramel Chocolate Coffee
Caramel Chocolate Coffee

Are you a coffee lover looking for a sweet treat? Look no further than this caramel chocolate coffee recipe. Trust me, it’s the perfect combination of rich chocolate flavor and sweet, buttery caramel.

What sets this recipe apart from other coffee drinks is the addition of both chocolate syrup and dark chocolate to create a creamy and indulgent base. But don’t let the richness fool you – the salted caramel adds a perfectly balanced touch of sweetness that is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Whether you prefer your coffee iced or hot, this recipe works great for both! Simply whip up a strong brewed coffee and add in the chocolate and caramel ingredients according to your preference. Don’t have any ice cream on hand to top it off? No worries – this drink tastes just as delicious without it.

Not only is this recipe incredibly tasty, but it’s also easy to make with just a few essential ingredients. And if you’re feeling adventurous, feel free to switch things up by using different types of milk (dairy or non-dairy), adding in extra flavors like cinnamon or vanilla extract, or even incorporating it into dessert recipes like caramel cake or mocha tarts.

So why not treat yourself today with this mouth-watering caramel chocolate coffee? Your taste buds (and caffeine-loving soul) will thank you.

Ingredient List

 Sip on something sweet and indulgent with our Caramel Chocolate Coffee.
Sip on something sweet and indulgent with our Caramel Chocolate Coffee.

Before starting the preparation of our Caramel Chocolate Coffee, we must first gather all the ingredients needed. The ingredients are divided into two parts: the coffee and the chocolate-caramel mixture.

For the coffee:

  • 1 cup of strong brewed coffee (cold or hot)
  • 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup
  • 1 tablespoon of caramel syrup
  • Ice cubes

For the chocolate-caramel mixture:

  • 2 tablespoons of caramel ice cream topping
  • 1 tablespoon of chocolate syrup
  • 1/2 tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of milk (your choice)
  • A pinch of salt
  • Dark chocolate shavings for garnish (optional)

Ensure that you have prepared all the necessary ingredients before starting the recipe as it will make the preparation process more convenient and efficient. All these ingredients can be easily found at your nearest grocery store or local market. With all these ingredients prepped, let us head to next section on how to make this delicious beverage!

The Recipe How-To

 Take a break from the ordinary with our barista-approved Caramel Chocolate Coffee.
Take a break from the ordinary with our barista-approved Caramel Chocolate Coffee.

Now for the fun part, let’s dive into making this delicious Caramel Chocolate Coffee recipe. Follow these simple steps to get started:

Step 1: Gather your ingredients

Before starting anything, you’ll need to ensure that you have all the ingredients required. For this recipe, you will need:
1 cup of strong brewed coffee
2 tablespoons of caramel syrup
1 tablespoon of chocolate syrup
2 tablespoons of caramel ice cream topping
1-2 ice cubes
– Optional: whipped cream for topping

Step 2: Mix coffee and syrups

Start by brewing a strong cup of coffee. While it’s still hot, add in the caramel syrup and chocolate syrup. Using a spoon, whisk together until both syrups are well incorporated into the coffee.

Step 3: Chill the coffee

To turn this into an iced coffee, you’ll need to chill it first. You can either add a few ice cubes directly into the coffee or place it in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.

Step 4: Add caramel topping

Once chilled, add in the caramel ice cream topping and stir well. The caramel topping will enhance the flavor and create a smooth texture.

Step 5: Add whipped cream (optional)

For extra indulgence, you can opt to add whipped cream on top of your drink.

Step 6: Serve and Enjoy!

Pour your Caramel Chocolate Coffee mixture over ice-filled glass or mug. Sip it slowly while enjoying its rich flavors.

If you prefer hot coffee instead, skip step three and heat up caramel syrup, chocolate syrup, and milk in a pan until hot. Whisk all ingredients mixtures until they come as one homogeneous solution. Pour this delicious solution into your coffee mug and enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

 Let the aroma of caramel and chocolate lead you to coffee paradise.
Let the aroma of caramel and chocolate lead you to coffee paradise.

For those looking to spice up their coffee routine, there are countless ways to get creative with this caramel chocolate recipe. Here are a few substitutions and variations that you can try out:

– Milk choice: While we recommend using regular whole milk for the creamiest texture, almond milk, soy milk, or coconut milk can be used as a creamy and slightly sweeter alternative.

– Chocolate choice: It is up to your preference whether you want to use milk chocolate or dark chocolate. A combination of both can create a nicely balanced flavor profile. White chocolate can also be used for a different twist.

– Caramel syrup: Swap out the pre-made caramel syrup with homemade caramel sauce or salted caramel for a richer and more complex flavor.

– Iced variation: For those who prefer their coffee chilled, simply pour the mixture over ice cubes instead of heating it up. You can also blend it with some ice cubes for an indulgent caramel chocolate smoothie!

– Sugar-free option: For a healthier alternative, substitute sugar with natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup.

– Coffee choice: Instead of using strong brewed coffee, you can make this recipe with cold brew coffee for a smoother taste. If you’re feeling adventurous, try making this recipe with shots of espresso!

These subtle adjustments can bring new life to your morning cup of joe and help you tailor the recipe to suit your individual taste buds. So go ahead and get creative with this versatile caramel chocolate coffee recipe!

Serving and Pairing

 Get your caffeine fix with a twist of melted chocolate and smooth caramel.
Get your caffeine fix with a twist of melted chocolate and smooth caramel.

My caramel chocolate coffee is a perfect pick-me-up for those sluggish mornings or an indulgent treat to enjoy on a lazy afternoon. It’s a fantastic standalone drink, but you can pair it with various snacks and treats to enhance the experience.

When serving hot, top it off with some whipped cream and sprinkle a little cocoa powder on top. The warm, frothy cream will amplify the luxurious taste of caramel and chocolate while enhancing the texture. You can also swirl some extra caramel sauce or chocolate syrup for added decadence.

For iced caramel mocha lovers, skip the whipped cream and add some ice cream as a topping instead! Scoop up a generous portion of salted caramel or vanilla ice cream on top of your chilled coffee and drizzle some more caramel sauce and chocolate syrup over it. It’ll turn into an indulgent coffee dessert that you’ll appreciate in the summers.

My caramel chocolate coffee also pairs well with different snacks, depending on your mood. Crispy cookies or croissants will offer you an excellent contrast against the creamy caramel flavor. Feeling fruity? Try pairing it with a berry tart or pie to cut through the richness of this drink. If savory options are your thing, try a mini quiche, sausage roll, or cheese puffs.

In conclusion, my Caramel Chocolate Coffee recipe is versatile in terms of serving and pairing options. It’s an excellent drink that goes well with sweet, savory, cold or warm snacks. So go ahead and indulge yourself by adding this drink to your menu!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Looking for a sweet treat? Try our Caramel Chocolate Coffee – it's like dessert in a cup.
Looking for a sweet treat? Try our Caramel Chocolate Coffee – it’s like dessert in a cup.

As a barista, I know how important it is to plan ahead when it comes to coffee-making. This Caramel Chocolate Coffee recipe can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for a quick caffeine fix when you need it. To store it, pour the coffee into an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 3 days.

To reheat, pour the desired amount of coffee into your favorite mug and microwave for 30-60 seconds or until heated through. You could also heat it up over the stove, stirring occasionally until it reaches your desired temperature.

For an iced version of this drink, you can make a large batch ahead of time and store it in the fridge for later consumption. Before serving, add some ice cubes to give it a refreshingly chilly touch!

If you prefer your morning brew hot, but don’t have time to wait for the coffee maker, then consider keeping a batch of strong brewed coffee in your fridge. That way you can have your homemade caramel chocolate coffee ready in minutes.

Additionally, if you want to make this drink extra special and indulgent, you could add some whipped cream topping or sprinkle some chocolate shavings on top. However you decide to enjoy this drink, one thing is certain: it’s going to be delicious!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Discover a new level of satisfaction with our spin on classic coffee flavors.
Discover a new level of satisfaction with our spin on classic coffee flavors.

To ensure the perfect cup of caramel chocolate coffee, follow these tips:

1. Use strong brewed coffee as the base. The strength of the coffee will help balance the sweetness from the caramel and chocolate.

2. Consider using a milk alternative such as almond, oat, or soy milk. They make great substitutes for regular milk and enhance the flavor of the coffee.

3. Be mindful of the temperature of your coffee. If it’s too hot, it can scorch your taste buds and impact the overall experience. Let it cool down for a minute or two before sipping.

4. Invest in high-quality chocolate syrup and caramel syrup for rich and smooth flavors that complement each other.

5. If you’re making an iced coffee, use frozen coffee ice cubes instead of regular ice cubes to prevent dilution.

6. Whisk together components such as milk, cream topping, and syrup before adding coffee to ensure an even mixture throughout the drink.

7. Experiment with different variations by adding various toppings such as whipped cream, ice cream topping, or salted caramel for a twist on the traditional recipe.

8. Keep your brewing equipment clean for the best possible taste every time you make a cup of caramel chocolate coffee. This is especially important if you frequently make espresso shots to use in your recipe.

By following these tips, you can create a delicious and satisfying cup of caramel chocolate coffee that perfectly balances sweetness and bold aroma with every sip.


As a barista, I’ve come to understand that making coffee can be an art form, and with any art form comes questions. That’s why I’ve prepared a list of the most frequently asked questions about this caramel chocolate coffee recipe, to help you make it perfectly each time you brew it.

Is coffee and caramel a good combination?

Looking for a more decadent twist on iced coffee? Indulge in a beverage that offers a creamy texture, the enticing scent of caramel, and a stimulating dose of caffeine. This is the perfect option to quench your thirst and cool off during those hot summer days or give yourself a little pick-me-up anytime.

What is in a Mccafe caramel mocha?

Our signature drink, the Caramel Mocha latte, uses only the highest quality espresso beans carefully selected from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms. We pair these exquisite beans with steamed whole milk and a delicious chocolate caramel syrup. Topped with whipped cream and a caramel drizzle, this latte boasts a flavor that will leave your taste buds satisfied. Come and try it today!

What is a coffee with chocolate milk called?

One of the most popular coffee drinks in eateries and cafes is a combination of chocolate and coffee, famously recognized as Caffe mocha. This delightful beverage is composed of freshly brewed espresso, frothy milk, and a chocolate syrup giving it a sweet flavor.

Can you add caramel to black coffee?

There’s something special about the way creamy caramel blends with brewed black coffee. It’s a delightful combination that can complement any dessert. Caramel coffee is a natural fit with an individual apple crisp, while it also pairs perfectly with chocolate cake.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the caramel chocolate coffee recipe is a must-try for any coffee lover. With its rich chocolatey taste and sweet caramel undertones, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings for a decadent treat. Whether you prefer your coffee hot or iced, this recipe can be easily adapted to suit your preferences. Plus, with the added bonus of being able to make it ahead of time and store it for later, there’s no excuse not to enjoy this delicious beverage whenever the mood strikes.

So why not try making this recipe for yourself? With simple ingredients that can be found at any grocery store, and easy-to-follow instructions, even beginners can make a great cup of coffee. And once you’ve made it, feel free to customize it to your liking by adding whipped cream or your favorite type of milk.

In summary, the caramel chocolate coffee recipe is the perfect indulgent beverage to add to your repertoire. Whether you’re in need of a caffeine boost or just looking for a sweet treat, this recipe has got you covered. So ditch the expensive coffee shop drinks and try making it at home – you won’t regret it!

Caramel Chocolate Coffee

Caramel Chocolate Coffee Recipe

A recipe found on Folgers web site.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Dessert
Calories 168.9 kcal


  • 1 cup coffee, freshly brewed
  • 2 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
  • 1 -2 tablespoon cream (optional)


  • Stir together.
  • Serve hot.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 311gCalories: 168.9kcalCarbohydrates: 38.2gProtein: 1.7gFat: 1.8gSaturated Fat: 0.8gCholesterol: 0.6mgSodium: 209.5mgFiber: 0.9gSugar: 6.5g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beverages, Easy, Healthy, Low Cholesterol, Low Protein
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