Unknownchef86's Poor Man's Mocha

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 0 mins

If you like mochas but can't (or won't) pay the price at a coffee stand, here's a tasty alternative. Measurements are approximate and are all subject to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons instant hot chocolate powder (1 envelope)
  • 2 tablespoons milk or 2 tablespoons liquid coffee creamer, to taste
  • 1 cup strong coffee, hot
  • whipped cream (optional)


  1. Empty the hot chocolate mix into the cup and add the milk; stir together until blended and smooth.
  2. Continue to stir while pouring the coffee into the cup; stir thoroughly to blend. Add more milk if desired.
  3. Top with whipped cream (if desired) and enjoy!


Most Helpful

I used half and half cream, fresh espresso. It was very good. Thanks unknownchef :) Made for Alphabet tag game

Boomette April 03, 2011

Very nice indeed. Super simple to make and a really good cup of mocha. What more is there to say, lol. I had mone "straight up" with no embellishments, yum.

Annacia August 02, 2010

This is a tasty hot treat. I skipped on the whipped cream and used a dark chocolate cocoa mix. Nice on a cold winter evening.

HokiesMom January 05, 2014

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