Are you hooked on the sweet, rich taste of coffee shop white chocolate mochas? This is one specialty drink that’s ridiculously easy to recreate at home, so grab a bag of white chocolate chips and indulge in your favorite drink anytime the craving strikes – and save a few bucks in the process.
Mochas are essentially a latte with added chocolate, usually in the form of chocolate syrup or melted chocolate. In a white chocolate version, you can use white chocolate syrup or white chocolate chips. We prefer the latter as they usually have less added sugar and fewer ingredients.
Addicted to dark chocolate? You can make a dark chocolate mocha just like this one. Check out Ember's Coffee 101: How to make a Mocha here.
Just like regular chocolate, white chocolate starts with a cocoa bean. So what leads to the wildly different colors and flavors? White chocolate only uses cocoa butter and not cocoa solids, which are responsible for the stronger and more bitter flavors in regular chocolate. From there, the cocoa butter is combined with milk, butter, sugar, and lecithin to create the super sweet and creamy white chocolate.
For a completely sugar-free version of this sweet treat, try using stevia-sweetened white chocolate like Lily’s White Chocolate Style Baking Chips.
We always recommend enjoying chocolate-based drinks in your Ember Mug². The precise temperature control will help prevent the chocolate from cooling and solidifying, ensuring your drink stays well-mixed, warm, and perfectly chocolatey from the first sip to the last.
And with all those leftover white chocolate chips, you can try our Chai Spiced White Hot Chocolate, too!
Celebrate International Tea Day! This kumquat fruit tea recipe is the perfect drink to warm you up on a chilly day. Made with freshly squeezed kumquats, this tea has a sweet and slightly tangy flavor that is sure to please.