As the days grow longer and the smell of blooming jasmine wafts through my garden, I find myself indulging in more outside reading. And what pairs better with a book than a cold, refreshing iced mocha?
This recipe is inspired by everyone’s favorite barista, Andy, who is always keeping the team at Torte caffeinated and testing new recipes for spring drinks. His classic iced mocha is crafted with a combination of strong coffee, oat milk, almond extract, and cinnamon. It’s a little cup of comfort.
Here’s how to create your own version of Andy’s classic.
1 cup strongly brewed coffee, cooled
1/2 cup oat milk
1/2 tsp almond extract
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp dark chocolate sauce
Whipped cream for topping
Brew a cup of strong coffee and allow it to cool to room temperature. In a glass, combine the cooled coffee, oat milk, almond extract, and cinnamon. Stir until well combined. Drizzle in the dark chocolate sauce and stir gently to create a swirl pattern. Add ice to the glass to chill the mixture. Serve cold with your favorite garden read.
I love to read about Andy’s concoctions. This looks delicious even if I don’t like cold coffee drinks.
That’s so wonderful to hear! Andy is one of my favorite characters to write, and coming up with his creations makes me want to work in a coffee shop!