Iced Caramel Mocha recipe to celebrate #BacktoSchoolTreats Week! Chilled espresso or strongly brewed coffee is blended with caramel syrup, chocolate sauce, vanilla, and milk for a delicious and refreshing start to the day.
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Summer is winding down, and we are celebrating with #BacktoSchoolTreats hosted by Terri from Love and Confections and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures. All week-long 30 bloggers will be sharing 100+ fantastic recipes for both parents and kids, with breakfasts, snacks, desserts, and drinks to get you back in the school routine.
Iced Caramel Mocha
I’ve focused on kid-friendly snacks during #BacktoSchoolTreats week, so today I am sharing something just for the parents and teachers! My son’s summer school actually starts an hour earlier compared to the regular school year, so I have been playing around with a few much needed caffeinated drinks to mix things up a bit and get me through the morning. One of my new favorites is this Iced Caramel Mocha. Chilled espresso or strongly brewed coffee is flavored with chocolate sauce, vanilla, a splash of Torani Caramel Syrup, and milk (dairy or almond) before pouring into an ice-filled glass and serving immediately.
For a bit more indulgence, decorate the inner wall of the glass with a drizzle of chocolate sauce before adding the ice and coffee. You can also top the Iced Caramel Mocha with whipped cream, even more chocolate syrup, and caramel sauce (I especially love my Vanilla Bean Caramel Sauce).
Want to keep the mocha from becoming watered down as the ice melts? Substitute regular ice cubes with coffee ice cubes instead! Pour brewed coffee into desired ice cube molds and freeze until solid.
Check out these #BacktoSchoolTreats recipes from our Bloggers:
Back to School Breakfasts:
Breakfast Banana Splits from For the Love of Food
Cherry Muffins from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Overnight Vanilla Oats in Under an Hour from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Back to School Snacks:
Easy Caramel Apple Slices on a Stick from Jen Around the World
Back to School Desserts:
Almond Shortbread Skillet from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Back to School Confetti Cookie Bars from The Mandatory Mooch
Berries Vanilla Pies from My Sweet Zepol
Birthday Cake Truffles from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
Brown Sugar Milk Tea Popsicles from Simply Healthyish
Cereal Milk Macaron from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
DIY Mini Caramel Apples from Jen Around the World
Funfetti Whoopie Pies from Jolene’s Recipe Journal
Mrs. Field’s Chocolate Chip Cookies from Comfortably Domestic
Back to School Drinks:
Caramel Apple Cider Punch from Love and Confections
Caramel Cold Brew Coffee from The Redhead Baker
Felix Felicis Potion Smoothies from The Spiffy Cookie
An Iced Caramel Latte with Apple Whipped Cream from The Nifty Foodie
Iced Caramel Mocha from Tara’s Multicultural Table
Iced Caramel Mocha Recipe
Adapted from Never Enough Thyme
Iced Caramel Mocha
- 1/2 cup strongly brewed coffee or espresso chilled
- 2 tablespoons chocolate sauce
- 1 tablespoon caramel syrup preferably Torani
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup milk dairy or almond
- Whipped cream
- Chocolate sauce
- Caramel sauce
- In a glass, whisk together the chilled coffee, chocolate sauce, caramel syrup, and vanilla. Add a handful of ice cubes and pour in the milk.
- If desired, garnish with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and caramel sauce. Serve immediately.
Holy cow this looks amazing! Just what I need as a teacher to get me back to school!
Sure beats dropping $7 at a coffee shop and probably tastes 100% better.
That looks so decadent! What a perfect summer coffee drink!! Gorgeous photos too.
Man does this look amazing! Love your tip of using coffee ice cubes to keep from watering the drink down too.
I’ll take a venti! That looks oh so delicious. And perfect treat for the the big kids!
Thank you! I love this.
So happy to hear Sandy!