Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha Recipe – A Must Try Decadent Refreshment!

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This drink is crafted with love and attention to detail, this exquisite concoction blends the bold richness of dark chocolate with the invigorating kick of espresso, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds.

Each sip delivers a perfect balance of creamy sweetness and deep, robust coffee notes, making it the ultimate treat for any chocolate lover or coffee aficionado. This can also serve as a dessert reason why it is one of my favorites!

Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha

Why You Should Try This Recipe:

  • Decadent Flavor Fusion: Immerse yourself in a world where rich, velvety dark chocolate meets the bold intensity of espresso. Our Homemade Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha offers a harmonious blend of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more.
  • Handcrafted with Love: Each batch of our Homemade Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha is carefully crafted with meticulous attention to detail and a passion for perfection. You can taste the difference that comes from handcrafted care and dedication in every sip.
  • Refreshingly Indulgent: Whether you’re seeking a midday pick-me-up or a luxurious treat to savor, our Homemade Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha delivers the perfect balance of refreshment and indulgence. It’s a delightful way to elevate your coffee break to a whole new level.
  • Customizable Creations: Make it your own! Add a swirl of whipped cream, a sprinkle of cocoa powder, or a drizzle of caramel for an extra touch of indulgence. Our Homemade Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha is endlessly customizable, allowing you to tailor it to your taste preferences.
  • Escape Routine, Embrace Bliss: Take a moment to pause, unwind, and indulge in the simple pleasures of life with our Homemade Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha. Let its luxurious flavors transport you to a state of pure bliss, making every sip a moment to cherish.


  • Coffee: You’ll need 2 shots of freshly brewed espresso or a strong cup of coffee using your preferred brewing method.
  • Milk: 8 oz of whole milk, but you can use any unsweetened milk of your choice.
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder: 2 tbsp of cocoa powder. We used Hershey’s Cocoa but regular cocoa powder is fine too.
  • Dark Chocolate Syrup: We used Torani Dark Chocolate Syrup but you can use any brand of your choice.
  • Granulated Sugar: 2 tsp of sugar. We used brown sugar for a neutral flavor but you can use any sweetener of your choice.
  • Whipped Cream: Any whipped cream of your choice.
Dark chocolate iced mocha Ingredients

How to Make Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha

Step 1: Prepare Dark Chocolate Syrup

  • In a small saucepan over low heat, warm a bit of water until it’s hot but not boiling. Stir in the cocoa powder and sugar until fully dissolved and well combined. Remove from heat and add into a tall glass.
Dark chocolate iced mocha Step 1

Step 2: Pour 2 Shots Of Espresso.

  • Carefully pour your espresso and then add plenty of ice to the glass.
Dark chocolate iced mocha Step 2

Step 3: Add Your Milk

  • Add your milk over the espresso or coffee, stirring gently to combine.
Dark chocolate iced mocha Step 3

Step 4: Top With Whipped Cream

  • Add whipped cream for an extra indulgent touch then garnish with dark chocolate syrup for added flair.
Dark chocolate iced mocha Step 4

Step 5: Serve And Enjoy!

  • Give your Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha a final stir to ensure all the flavors are well incorporated.

Tips & Variations


  1. Use Quality Ingredients: Opt for high-quality dark chocolate syrup or cocoa powder to ensure rich flavor in your mocha.
  2. Adjust Sweetness: Taste the dark chocolate milk mixture before adding it to the espresso or coffee, and adjust the sweetness to your liking by adding more or less sugar/sweetener.
  3. Cold Brew Option: Instead of hot espresso or coffee, you can use cold brew coffee for a smoother and less acidic flavor profile in your iced mocha.
  4. Pre-Chill Ingredients: For a faster chilling process and to prevent dilution, chill your espresso or coffee and dark chocolate milk mixture in the refrigerator before combining them over ice.
  5. Whipped Cream Stability: If using whipped cream as a topping, make sure it’s stabilized with a bit of sugar or cream stabilizer to hold its shape longer.
  6. Garnish Creatively: Experiment with garnishes such as chocolate shavings, cocoa powder, cinnamon, or a drizzle of caramel sauce to add visual appeal and extra flavor.


  1. Mint Chocolate Iced Mocha: Add a splash of peppermint extract or a few drops of peppermint syrup to your dark chocolate milk mixture for a refreshing twist.
  2. Almond Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha: Substitute almond milk for regular milk and add a splash of almond extract for a nutty flavor complementing the dark chocolate.
  3. Spiced Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha: Infuse your dark chocolate milk mixture with warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or cardamom for a cozy, aromatic experience.
  4. Coconut Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha: Use coconut milk instead of regular milk for a creamy, tropical vibe. Top with toasted coconut flakes for extra flair.
  5. Chili Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha: Add a pinch of chili powder or a dash of hot sauce to your dark chocolate milk mixture for a subtle, spicy kick that pairs surprisingly well with the richness of chocolate.
  6. Vanilla Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha: Enhance the flavor with a splash of pure vanilla extract or vanilla syrup for a classic and aromatic twist.
Iced Dark Chocolate Mocha Recipe

Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha

Experience the ultimate blend of rich dark chocolate and velvety espresso in every sip of our homemade Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha. Indulge in the cool, refreshing allure of this decadent treat, perfectly balanced for moments of pure bliss.
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1


  • 2 Espresso shots or a strong cup of coffee
  • 6 oz Whole milk
  • 2 tbsp Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • Whippes cream
  • Dark chocolate syrup to drizzle on top


  • Heat a small amount of water and stir in the cocoa powder and sugar until fully dissolved and well combined. Remove from heat and add into a tall glass.
  • Add coffee, ice cubes, and milk.
  • Top with whipped cream and drizzle dark chocolate syrup on top.
  • Enjoy!

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