After a summer of refining my coffee tastes and downing espresso, I made the investment in a portable espresso maker from Wacaco. For the past month or two, I've been primarily experimenting with mochas. Most people automatically turn to syrups or pre-made powders when making espresso drinks at home, but I wanted the real deal. This cinnamon mocha recipe is what I found to taste the best.

Cinnamon Mocha

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:10 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoon high-quality cocoa powder
  • 1-2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 1 ounce shots espresso
  • 3/4 cup soy milk
  • Dash cinnamon
  • Step 1

    Mix the water and cocoa powder together in the bottom of the mug. Add sugar to taste.

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  • Step 2

    Stir in the espresso shots.

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  • Step 3

    Heat the milk by either putting it in the microwave for 1-1 1/2 minutes or steaming it. Add it to the mug and mix the drink together.

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  • Step 4

    Top the coffee off with a dash of cinnamon.

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  • Step 5

    Sip, and savor the last moments of fall.

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