How to Make a Mocha

Learn how to make a mocha from the experts at Third Rail Coffee in this Howcast video.

Transcript

My name is Mike Jones, and I'm a barista at Third Rail Coffee right by Washington Square Park in New York City. I'm going to teach you some basic coffee-making skills.

Alright I'm gonna show you how to make a Cafe Mocha. Now all this is, is basically a latte or cappuccino with chocolate in it. So you start off with a high quality cocoa. Something that's not too sweet is nice, but just a little bit of sugar so that the cocoa flavor mixes well with the espresso.

In a cafe environment we would take a lot of this cocoa powder and mix it with hot water and have syrup pre-made. But as far as making one drink its easy to just start off with the powder and add a little bit of hot water in there. And then stir it up to make a syrup. Then I'm actually gonna pull the espresso directly over the chocolate, stir it again and then pour just as if with a cappuccino or a latte. So I'm gonna get the shot ready, and the milk and then we'll pour.

Alright, so we pulled the shot right over the chocolate and we;re just gonna incorporate that together.

And then again, our into the same as with a latte. And we'll do a nice Tulip on this one. Alright, that's a Cafe Mocha.

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