Mocha Café Au Lait

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


2 cups milk
6 ounces milk chocolate candy bars, chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
3 cups freshly brewed coffee
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
Garnish: semisweet chocolate shavings


Stir together milk, chocolate, and 1 teaspoon vanilla in a medium saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, 8 minutes or until mixture begins to bubble around edges and chocolate is melted and smooth. Stir in coffee. Remove from heat; set aside.

Beat cream, sugar, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.

Pour hot coffee into mugs. Top with whipped cream.