GETTING READY FOR VALENTINES DAY

This drink is definitely a treat especially for coffee lovers. I haven’t put nutritional values on as this is not something you’d have everyday and if you’re having it as a one off treat, say for Valentine’s Day, you really don’t want to worry about it.

WHITE RUSSIAN MOCHA

A classic White Russian cocktail combined with a mocha coffee. The perfect after dinner drink or just to relax and curl up with after work.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup (8 oz, 250ml) hot brewed coffee

2 parts (2 oz, 60 ml) Vodka

1 part (1 oz, 30 ml) coffee liqueur or sugar free mocha syrup (if you want to lower the carbs) Sugar Free Mocha Syrup

1-2 tablespoons sugar free chocolate syrup (to taste) Sugar Free Chocolate Syrup

1/ 4 cup (2 oz, 60 ml) steamed or frothed milk, whipped cream (no added sugar)

Cocoa powder, for garnish (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

In a large mug or Irish coffee glass, combine hot coffee and chocolate syrup. Stir in vodka and coffee liqueur/syrup. Top with steamed or frothed milk/cream.

Sprinkle with cocoa powder, if desired. Serve immediately.

VARIATIONS:

Make it an iced mocha: Use cold brewed coffee cold cream or sugar free ice cream. Serve in a tall glass over ice.

NOTES:

Recipe makes a large drink and it can be divided to make two servings.

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