Hot Irish Creme Mocha

Simply irresistible: offer steaming cups of decadent mocha with hint of Irish cream, surprisingly easy when you start with instant cocoa mix.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 8

6
cups hot strong brewed coffee
4
envelopes (1.25 oz each) Irish creme instant cocoa mix
1/4
cup powdered sugar
2
cups half-and-half
1/4
cup Irish creme-flavored syrup, if desired
Sweetened whipped cream, if desired
Chocolate shavings, if desired

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, mix hot coffee, cocoa mix and powdered sugar until blended. Stir in half-and-half and syrup. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.
  • 2 Serve in mugs; top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

Expert Tips

Avoid last-minute preparation—prepare this coffee drink a day or two ahead and store it in the refrigerator. Reheat on top of the stove or in the microwave oven.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.