Delicious iced mocha latte recipe for coffee lovers

Welcome, coffee lovers! I am a barista and a lover of all things coffee. Today, I have a delicious recipe for you that will satisfy your sweet tooth and your caffeine cravings. It’s none other than the Iced Mocha Latte!

The Iced Mocha Latte is a classic coffee drink that always sweetly satisfies. It combines our rich, full-bodied espresso with bittersweet mocha sauce, milk of your choice, and topped with sweetened whipped cream. The drink has evolved over time and is now a popular beverage at coffeehouses worldwide including Starbucks.

But did you know that you can make this drink just as easily at home? Yes! You just need simple ingredients such as iced latte ingredients, chocolate syrup, cocoa powder, half & half light cream or milk of your choice, instant coffee granules, and Splenda granular to make your own iced mocha latte.

Why spend a fortune on venti or macchiato when you can create this easy iced mocha recipe that anyone can make within five minutes? Trust me; this homemade iced mocha latte will rival any café’s version. So, get ready to be amazed by the taste of your homemade latte made to perfection right in your kitchen!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Iced Mocha Latte
Iced Mocha Latte

If you’re looking for the perfect summer treat to cool down with, then look no further than the iced mocha latte recipe! Not only is this drink refreshing and delicious, but it’s also incredibly easy and quick to make. With just a few simple ingredients, you can enjoy your very own barista-quality iced mocha latte at home!

One of the reasons why you’ll love this recipe is because it’s completely customizable; you can adjust the sweetness and strength of the coffee to your liking. If you prefer a stronger coffee taste, simply add an extra shot of espresso or use a darker roast coffee. Similarly, if you have a sweet tooth, add more chocolate syrup or whipped cream on top.

Another reason why this recipe is so amazing is that it’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re having a summer brunch with friends or just craving something sweet after dinner, an iced mocha latte hits the spot. Plus, it’s a great alternative to calorie-packed milkshakes or frappuccinos.

But perhaps the best part about this recipe is how much money you’ll save compared to buying a similar drink at your local coffee shop. Skip the overpriced venti macchiato and make your own high-quality iced mocha latte at home for a fraction of the price!

So what are you waiting for? Give this iced mocha latte recipe a try today and experience the refreshing and delicious taste of summer right from your own kitchen!

Ingredient List

 Cool down and wake up with our Iced Mocha Latte.
Cool down and wake up with our Iced Mocha Latte.

Before diving into making the delicious Iced Mocha Latte Recipe, make sure you have all the necessary ingredients on hand. You don’t want to run out of anything halfway through the process! Here is a list of what you will need:


  • 2 shots of brewed coffee or espresso
  • 1 cup of milk (your choice of milk)
  • ½ cup of half & half light cream
  • 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  • ⅛ cup Splenda granular or sweetened condensed milk
  • A few chocolate curls
  • Chocolate syrup or milk chocolate syrup
  • Whipped cream

The recipe doesn’t have to be made with specific ingredients, and most items in the ingredient list can be substituted for anything else. Make sure to use your favourite brands for coffee and chocolate products as it will alter the taste slightly. Don’t feel shy in customizing the recipe to better suit your tastes.

The Recipe How-To

 Espresso, milk, and chocolatey goodness served over ice.
Espresso, milk, and chocolatey goodness served over ice.

Step 1: Brew espresso or strong coffee.

Start this recipe by brewing two shots of espresso or making ½ cup of strong coffee.

Step 2: Combine mocha sauce and chocolate syrup to create the mocha mixture.

In a small bowl or cup, mix together 1 tablespoon of mocha sauce and 1 tablespoon of chocolate syrup. You can use store-bought mocha sauce or make your own at home using cacao powder and sugar.

Step 3: Add milk and Splenda granular to the mocha mixture.

Next, pour in ½ cup of milk of your choice into the bowl/cup with the mocha mixture. Add 1 tablespoon of Splenda granular (or a different sweetener of your choice) and stir until everything is combined evenly.

Step 4: Add ice and pour the espresso/coffee over it.

Fill a glass halfway with ice cubes (optional: coffee ice cubes) and pour the two shots of espresso/½ cup of strong brewed coffee on top.

Step 5: Pour the mocha-milk mixture over the coffee.

Pour the prepared mocha-milk mixture into the glass with the ice and espresso/coffee.

Step 6: Top with whipped cream & chocolate curls, and enjoy!

Finish the drink off by adding a dollop of sweetened whipped cream, topped with a drizzle of chocolate syrup or chocolate curls. Your delicious Iced Mocha Latte is now ready to enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

 Indulge in a refreshing summer beverage with our creamy iced mocha latte.
Indulge in a refreshing summer beverage with our creamy iced mocha latte.

There are many ways to customize and make this Iced Mocha Latte recipe your own. Here are some substitutions and variations you can try:

– Milk Choice: Feel free to use any type of milk you like, such as almond milk, soy milk, or coconut milk for a dairy-free version. If you prefer a richer and creamier latte, try using half and half light cream.

– Sweetener Options: Instead of Splenda granular, you can try other sweeteners such as honey, agave nectar, or maple syrup. Alternatively, you can skip the sweetener entirely and rely on the chocolate syrup or sauce for sweetness.

– Chocolate Varieties: While milk chocolate is the classic choice for an Iced Mocha Latte, you can also experiment with dark chocolate, white chocolate, or even cocoa powder. A dusting of cacao powder on top can add an extra layer of flavor.

– Cold Coffee vs Espresso: If you don’t have espresso shots ready, you can make iced mocha with cold brewed coffee as well. Simply mix 2 cups of strong coffee with the rest of the ingredients and stir well.

– Optional Iced Mocha Additions: For a decadent touch, top your Iced Mocha Latte with whipped cream and chocolate curls. Or make it a Venti by doubling the recipe.

With these substitutions and variations in mind, you can make this simple Iced Mocha Latte recipe truly your own at a fraction of the price of a typical Starbucks macchiato.

Serving and Pairing

 Our iced mocha latte is the perfect pick-me-up on a hot day.
Our iced mocha latte is the perfect pick-me-up on a hot day.

There’s no denying that the Iced Mocha Latte is a heavenly treat that will delight your taste buds with its rich and indulgent flavors. This drink deserves to be savored slowly, as it’s a perfect pick-me-up for any time of the day.

The velvety smooth texture of the mocha latte pairs perfectly with freshly baked goods. It would make a great addition alongside some warm croissants, muffins or scones. Alternatively, if you are looking for something more substantial, pair your drink with a light salad or sandwich for a balanced meal.

For coffee enthusiasts who want to heighten their experience even further, you can top the drink with whipped cream and chocolate curls. It would make for an ideal decadent dessert on dates or special occasions.

In conclusion, the Iced Mocha Latte is not only easy to make and incredibly delicious but also a versatile option that can be enjoyed at any time of the day for different occasions. Indulgent in every sip, this drink is truly worth trying out!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Sip on the perfect blend of coffee and chocolate with our iced mocha latte.
Sip on the perfect blend of coffee and chocolate with our iced mocha latte.

I know how it is when you’re running out the door for work and you barely have enough time to make yourself a cup of coffee, let alone an Iced Mocha Latte. That’s why I’m going to take it one step further and explain how to make this recipe ahead of time, store it, and reheat it so that you can still enjoy your delicious Iced Mocha Latte even during the busiest mornings.

To make the process more convenient for anyone with a tight schedule, let’s say you want to have your Iced Mocha Latte ready in the morning. Brew your coffee, mix in the chocolate syrup and cocoa powder, then let it cool to room temperature before transferring it to a sealable container. Place it in the fridge overnight so that come morning, you have cold coffee ready to go.

If you have any leftover Iced Mocha Latte or want to brew up a big batch for later use, store any unused portion in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Be sure not to add whipped cream or chocolate curls as toppings until right before serving.

When reheating the stored iced mocha, give it a quick stir and transfer desired amount into a microwave-safe cup. Heat on high for about 30 seconds (making sure not to boil), take it out of the microwave and give it another stir, then pop back in for another 30 seconds or until hot enough. After reheating remember to add toppings such as whipped cream and chocolate curls or sauce.

With this option to make ahead of time or store for later use, you will never have to miss out on your beloved delicious Iced Mocha Latte ever again! Enjoy!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Treat yourself to a sweet and decadent iced mocha latte.
Treat yourself to a sweet and decadent iced mocha latte.

Now that you’ve got the recipe down for a delicious iced mocha latte, it’s time to perfect your technique. Here are some tips to ensure that every cup of mocha goodness is just as tasty as the last.

1. Make sure your espresso is strong: The key to a good mocha latte is strong and bold espresso. Be sure to brew your espresso shots properly so that they pack the right punch of flavor.

2. Use quality chocolate syrup or sauce: The chocolate component of your iced mocha latte is crucial, so do not skimp on the quality. Use a good quality chocolate syrup or sauce that complements the other ingredients and does not overwhelm them.

3. Mix milk and chocolate sauce correctly: When mixing the milk and chocolate sauce, make sure to mix it slowly so that the flavors can meld together evenly. Do not rush this step, or you may end up with a drink that does not have a consistent flavor throughout.

4. Pay attention to the ratios: While there may be some room for personal preference, it’s essential to use the suggested measurements to produce consistent results.

5. Chill your iced coffee properly: Making iced coffee involves more than just pouring hot coffee over ice cubes. To enjoy perfect iced coffee, chill it in advance and then pour it over ice cubes.

6. Top with whipped cream: A classic iced mocha latte is never complete without a generous dollop of whipped cream on top. You can even garnish with some chocolate curls or cacao powder if you’re feeling fancy.

By following these tips, you’ll be able to create an iced mocha latte that rivals those at Starbucks – all from the comfort of your own home. Enjoy!


As a barista, I have received several questions about the iced mocha latte recipe. Therefore, in this section, I will provide you with answers to some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs). These answers will help in making an easy decision on substitutions and variations, making ahead and storing, and achieving perfect results when making the iced mocha latte at home. Enjoy!

What does an Iced Mocha Latte have in it?

Looking for a refreshing beverage that offers a unique blend of flavors? Try our signature iced coffee, made with our aromatic espresso, combined with mocha sauce, milk, and ice, topped with whipped cream. This delightful treat is a classic that never disappoints, providing a satisfyingly sweet taste with every sip.

What is the difference between iced mocha and Iced Mocha Latte?

When it comes to coffee, an iced mocha is distinct from an iced latte. While an iced latte is crafted with espresso and milk, an iced mocha is made from brewed coffee, milk, chocolate sauce, and whipped cream.

How to make Dunkin Iced Mocha Latte at home?

Let’s start with a refreshing iced mocha latte. Take a tall glass and fill it up with some mocha syrup. Drop in some freshly brewed espressos and give it a healthy stir. If you prefer your drink ice-cold, add some ice cubes into it. Into the glass, pour milk of your choice and stir it for a perfect blend. As a final touch, add a generous serving of whipped cream to the top, and give it a swirl of chocolate sauce. Now, it’s time to indulge in this heavenly iced mocha latte.

What is Starbucks mocha latte made of?

Indulge in the perfect combination of bold espresso, delectable mocha sauce, and creamy steamed milk, all crowned with a generous dollop of luscious whipped cream. This timeless coffee beverage never fails to please your taste buds.

Bottom Line

Now that you have my recipe for the perfect Iced Mocha Latte, I hope you’ll be inspired to give it a try. With its rich, bittersweet taste and creamy texture, it’s sure to become your new go-to coffee drink. And the best part? You can make it right in the comfort of your own home.

So ditch those expensive café prices and bring out your inner barista with this easy 5 minute recipe. This iced mocha latte is quick, simple to make and can satisfy sweet cravings in no time.

Don’t just take my word for it, try making it yourself and see how easy it is to impress your guests or simply enjoy a luxurious morning indulgence on your own.

Thank you for taking the time to read through my recipe and I hope you found it helpful.

Iced Mocha Latte

Iced Mocha Latte Recipe

Enjoy without the guilt. This is so good and cool. The cooking time reflects the 8 hours to freeze the cubes.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Coffee
Calories 167.1 kcal


  • 2/3 cup Splenda granular
  • 2 tablespoons dutch process cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups half & half light cream, divided
  • frozen whipped topping
  • chocolate curls


  • Combine the Splenda Granular, cocoa, and coffee in a small bowl.
  • Gradually whisk in boiling water, whisking until blended.
  • Stir in 1 cup fat free half and half.
  • Pour mixture into ice cube trays.
  • Freeze 8 hours.
  • Pour the remaining 1 cup half and half in blender.
  • Gradually add frozen mocha cubes, blending until smooth.
  • Serve immediately garnished with chocolate curls and frozen whipped topping.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 251gCalories: 167.1kcalCarbohydrates: 7.4gProtein: 4.3gFat: 14.3gSaturated Fat: 8.9gCholesterol: 44.8mgSodium: 54.3mgFiber: 0.9gSugar: 0.2g
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