Alaska Mocha

Alaska Mocha

"It does get hot in Alaska - really - and when it does we like to sit on the deck, sip a cold drink, and enjoy the flowers before the moose eat them," says Marti Bradley of Anchorage. She whizzes up this low-fat drink using leftover breakfast coffee frozen in ice cube trays.

Sunset JULY 1998

  • Yield: Makes about 3 cups; 2 servings


  • 1 1/2 cups cold strong coffee
  • 1/3 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dried milk


1. Pour 1 1/4 cups coffee into an ice cube tray or trays and freeze until solid, at least 3 hours.

2. To a blender (through opening in lid) or food processor with motor running, add frozen coffee cubes, chocolate syrup, nonfat dried milk, and 1/4 cup cold coffee. Whirl until mixture is a thick slush; if thicker than you like, add a little more cold coffee. Pour into tall glasses.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 152
  • Calories from fat: 3%
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 0.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 36g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 113mg
  • Cholesterol: 2mg

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