Indulge in the taste of Christmas morning with our Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte! This festive beverage is a delightful blend of rich brewed mocha coffee and warming gingerbread spices. Hints of sweet molasses dance on the tongue, balanced perfectly by creamy half and half.

It’s like sipping on a gingerbread cookie dipped in a hot chocolate dream. This incredible latte is the perfect way to celebrate the season and cozy up with a cup of pure comfort.

Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte

Why You’ll Love This Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte

  • Christmas in a Cup: This latte captures all the warm, inviting flavors of the holiday season. It’s like a cozy hug in a mug!
  • Unique and Flavorful: The combination of gingerbread spices, molasses, and rich mocha coffee creates a unique and delicious taste sensation that’s different from your everyday latte.
  • Perfectly Balanced: The recipe is carefully balanced to ensure the gingerbread spices and molasses complement the mocha coffee, not overpower it. Creamy milk adds a touch of sweetness and richness for a perfect flavor harmony.
  • Easy to Make: Despite the festive flavors, this latte is surprisingly simple to whip up at home. No fancy ingredients or complicated steps required.

When To Serve This Decadent Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte

The Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte is perfect for the cooler months when you’re craving warm and comforting flavors. Here are some specific times when it would shine:

  • Holiday Season: This latte is practically begging to be enjoyed during the festive hustle and bustle. It’s ideal for chilly mornings, afternoon pick-me-ups, or cozy evenings by the fireplace throughout the holiday season.
  • Cold Weather Treat: Even outside of the holidays, this drink is a delightful way to warm up on a crisp autumn day or a snowy winter afternoon.
  • Special Occasions: Surprise your guests with this unique latte at a holiday party, a festive brunch, or a cozy movie night with friends.
  • Anytime You Crave Holiday Cheer: Let’s be honest, sometimes you just want a taste of the holidays. This latte is the perfect solution for a pick-me-up that brings back warm memories and happy cheer, no matter the time of year.

What Can I Serve With This Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte?

The Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte’s rich flavors pair well with sweet and savory treats that can complement or contrast with the drink. Here are some delicious options:

Sweet Pairings:

  • Gingerbread Cookies: It’s a classic combination for a reason! The familiar flavors of gingerbread perfectly echo the spices in the latte. Try these Soft Gingerbread Cookies or these Gingerbread Sugar Cookies.
  • Cinnamon Rolls: The warm spices of cinnamon and the gooey sweetness of the rolls create a delightful harmony with the latte. Try these Mini Copycat Cinnabon Rolls or these Cinnamon Roll Pancakes.
  • Shortbread Cookies: The buttery richness of shortbread cookies provides a nice contrast to the spiced and creamy latte. Try these Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies (external)
  • Pecan Pie Bars: The sweetness of the pecan filling and the hint of maple syrup complement the gingerbread flavors beautifully. Try these Pecan Pie Bars.

Savory Pairings:

  • Cheese Plate: A selection of sharp cheeses like cheddar or blue cheese cuts through the sweetness of the latte and offers a delightful savory contrast.
  • Mini Quiches: The savory flavors of the quiche filling balance the sweetness of the latte perfectly.
  • Biscuits with Sausage Gravy: For a heartier option, biscuits and sausage gravy provide a savory and comforting counterpoint to the latte’s warmth.
  • Spicy Pecans: The sweet heat of candied pecans adds a surprising and delicious contrast to the gingerbread spices.
Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte

Storage Tips

While the Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte is best enjoyed fresh, leftovers can be stored for a short time with proper handling. Here are some tips to keep your latte delicious:

  1. Chilling is Key: Leftover latte should never be left at room temperature. Transfer it to an airtight container, like a mason jar or a travel mug with a secure lid. This will prevent air exposure and slow down bacterial growth.
  2. Refrigerate Promptly: Don’t let your latte linger on the counter for extended periods. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours of serving. This will maximize freshness and safety.
  3. Reheating for Best Results: Leftover latte can be reheated gently on the stovetop over low heat or in the microwave on a low setting. Be careful not to overheat, as this can scald the milk and affect the flavor.
  4. Limited Shelf Life: Even with proper storage, leftover Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte will likely lose some of its freshness and may separate slightly. It’s generally best to consume it within 1-2 days of refrigeration.

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How do you make a Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte?

Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte

Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte

Nicole Cook
‘Tis the season to be jolly and to sip this wonderfully warm Gingerbread Chocolate Mocha Latte!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 142 kcal


  • 6 cups freshly brewed chocolate mocha coffee any brand (we used Gevalia)
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoons ground cloves
  • ¾ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 ½ cups whipped cream optional for topping
  • Cinnamon for sprinkling on top


  • In a small bowl, mix together the molasses, splenda brown sugar, ginger, cloves and cinnamon until well blended.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  • To put it all together, 1 cup of Gevalia Chocolate Mocha freshly brewed coffee to 3-4 Tablespoon of mixture. Stir until dissolved.
  • Add a few tablespoons of fat free half and half.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and a light dusting of cinnamon.


Calories: 142kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 2gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.002gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 33mgPotassium: 292mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 247IUVitamin C: 0.4mgCalcium: 94mgIron: 1mg
Keyword easy drink recipes, easy holiday recipes
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