Make Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha at Home Recipe and Video

Love the Starbucks White chocolate Mocha? Perhaps you love to go into your local Starbucks and order a coffee from your favorite barista, sip your coffee and read the paper and enjoy a few minutes of paradise.

Homemade copycat Starbucks White chocolate mocha in a white mug.

Fancy coffee drinks are an everyday indulgent luxury. It’s perfect for white chocolate fans! The Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha is a drink that is for you!

There are so many different varieties of chocolate available these days. You can buy milk chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, dark chocolate, extra dark chocolate, and even white chocolate. The fun thing is that each new chocolate brings a new flavor.

White chocolate is made up of butter, sugar, and milk solids and has a velvety smooth consistency. It’s no wonder it’s such a popular syrup to add to coffee!

The white chocolate mocha is one of Starbuck’s original espresso beverages. It has stood the test of time and customers come back for it again and again! One of the best things about this delicious coffee drink is that it is so simple to make at home. It consists of only 4 ingredients and once you have those on hand it’s easy to whip up.

Homemade copycat Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha on a wood trivet.

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There are two ways to create this drink. The easiest way is to purchase the white chocolate mocha sauce. It can be found at Starbucks, World Market, or have it shipped to your door from Amazon (Fontana White Chocolate Mocha Sauce, 63 fl oz).

The second method is to use white chocolate, either bars or chips. You can find both at your local grocery store. Grab some espresso (either instant or regular), milk, and some whipped cream and you on your way to the perfect white mocha!

Closeup of homemade copycat Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha in a white mug.

If you don’t have an espresso maker you have options. You can use Instant Espresso (Instant Espresso, 2 Oz, 2 Oz), this works well, you can make extra strong coffee, or you may want to invest in an inexpensive Bialetti Moka Express 3 Cup Espresso Maker 06799, the Bialetti Moka pot can help you make espresso coffee on the stovetop without an expensive coffee maker. Italians have been making their espresso this way for almost 100 years.

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Make a Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha at home

You don't need to go out to Starbucks to make a white chocolate mocha at home. 
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Starbucks Recipes
Servings: 1
Calories: 413kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons white chocolate chips or white chocolate sauce
  • 1.5 ounces espresso or 1 tablespoon instant espresso plus 3 tablespoons of hot water to dissolve
  • 1 cup milk whole, half and half, or skim
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream

Instructions

  • If you are using the white chocolate sauce - add the sauce to a coffee mug.
  • Heat the milk, and use a milk frother to make the milk frothy.
  • Layer the espresso and milk (frothed if you prefer) on top and stir.
  • Top with whipped cream. If you are using white chocolate chips - in a double boiler melt the white chocolate chips with the milk. Pour the milk mixture over the espresso and top with whipped cream.

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Nutrition

Calories: 413kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 539mg | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 399mg
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About Stephanie

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Ruth

    5 stars
    Good information. Lucky me I recently found your website by accident (stumbleupon).
    I have saved as a favorite for later!

  2. Ashley

    5 stars
    I’m pregnant, so love the fact that I could easily make this at home, BUT how could I make it so it’s “half decaf” do I just not use as much espresso? Also, I do not have an espresso maker – nor have I ever attempted to make anything other than regular coffee in our coffee maker haha advice/tips are greatly appreciated!

  3. Ella

    O just go to Starbucks and pay £3:95 for a tall white chocolate mocha and wait 5 mins cos I can to make it myself XD

  4. Todd sign

    Unfortunately Starbucks turned their back on the customers you can no longer buy the Fontana white chocolate mocha sauce through Starbucks or even Amazon . Starbucks did a horrible job in implementation and execution of closing the store, I call the 800 the Starbucks customer service they say hey ‘ ‘ we closed our store to drive more traffic to the stores, so you can buy our products there, but of course the store says if we can’t ring in the Fontana sauce, the 63 oz version, we are not allowed to sell it’. And even when I call several local stores, the corporate office has not instructed the local stores and what is going on and if the product ever available again in a 63 ounce bottle version . Definitely one of the main ingredients in their sauces is mostly sweetened condensed milk, that is what the Starbucks employee told me so it would be great to get as close as possible to the recipe as possible. I’ve tried all the other brands of white chocolate mocha sweetener and they definitely do not come even close to the Fontana brand. Ultimately maybe it’s the best thing that I don’t have access to this flavor anymore because it’s probably the most unhealthy thing for you, but darn I love it and I was addicted so maybe this will break my addiction LOL . But it’s definitely extremely disappointing that Starbucks executed this in the way they did in reference to closing their store, now you have probably Starbucks employees selling it on eBay for double and triple the price so it’s creating it’s own little black market. Starbucks just lost a loyal customer !!

    • Todd sign

      Btw- try a Breville espresso machine. Works amazing! But it definitely takes a little practice to get it just perfect, but it is definitely worth the effort once you get it down

    • Stephen Link

      Todd, ditto on your entire comment. I used the Fontana sauce for several years and would usually make my own White Chocolate Mocha (on ice) when it was late at night or when I just didn’t feel like going out. Starbucks wasn’t losing any business because I had that sauce at home. Now, I just don’t have the drink at night or if I’m not going out. It hasn’t meant a penny’s worth of difference except that I would buy the Fontana sauce when it was available which would end up in Starbuck’s coffers anyway. So, in a way, they are losing revenue because I now don’t buy anything from them if I don’t want to go out. Before, they got my money also by selling me the sauce.

    • Valley Girl

      This is the closest recipe that I have found online. I add a few marshmellos to this recipe because if you don’t then the white mocha chips rehardens. I would also suggest, because this recipe makes a lot, to refrigerate it and then warm it up each time you use it. Here is the recipe:
      INGREDIENTS
      600 ml sweetened condensed milk
      14 ounces evaporated milk
      3⁄4 cup sugar
      1 tablespoon vanilla
      1 teaspoon instant espresso
      6 ounces white chocolate, cut up in small pieces

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