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It is Christmas season! It is my favorite time of the year! Why? Because it is time for peppermint EVERYTHING! Best of all it is time for holiday flavored coffee! I have seen MANY recipes for Copycat Starbucks Peppermint Latte floating around pinterest. Each of the recipes that I saw required you to make a peppermint syrup base then add milk, coffee and whipped topping. I was literally craving a Peppermint Latte but didn’t want to drive to the coffeehouse when it clicked!
I made myself a cup of coffee then I added 2 TBSP of International Delight Peppermint Latte Creamer and 1/2 tsp of cocoa powder. I stirred it really well and then I topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of crushed peppermint. It was AMAZING! Now this is a REALLY easy way to make a copycat version of the Starbucks Peppermint Latte.
I know it technically isn’t a latte but I don’t have an espresso maker. I can only imagine if I did that this would be even closer to the “real thing”. However this copycat version tastes amazing and best of all by making it at home it is gluten free! I was elated with the savings that I was able to have and by not leaving my house I not only saved money but I also saved time. I am sure you will love it too! It would be perfect on Christmas morning or at a holiday brunch (or any day).
Copycat Starbucks Peppermint Latte
- 1 cup of coffee
- 2 TBSP International Delight Peppermint Creamer
- Cocoa Powder
- Whipped Cream
- Crushed Peppermint
Make a cup of coffee (I used a kcup)
Add 2 TBSP of International Delight Peppermint Creamer and 1/2 tsp cocoa powder and stir
Top with Whipped Cream (make your own or store bought)
Garnish with crushed peppermint
International Delight offers the Peppermint Chocolate Truffle Creamer this season however there are 5 other flavors that my family is enjoying! In fact it is really hard to decide which one our favorite is! We are loving the Pumpkin Pie Spice and the Gingerbread Truffle and the others are next on our list to try!
We have some other recipes that you will enjoy using International Delights Creamer too!
Pumpkin Pie Pancakes Recipe – Only 3 ingredients in this delicious breakfast recipe that is perfect for holidays.
Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine.