Peppermint Latte Recipe

Peppermint Latte with whipped cream and candy

During the frenzy of the holidays it is important for parents to take a little time for themselves. Warm up and space out with a steaming, decadent, flavorful cup of coffee, and take a break from your busy day for a quick snack! This simple peppermint latte recipe makes a fabulous drink you can sip in peace when you need some this holiday season.

serves: 1

prep time: 2 minutes

cook time: 10 minutes

total time: 12 minutes

peppermint latte coffee mug brewer


  • 2 shots (3 ounces) of hot coffee
  • ¾ cup of skim milk
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • whipped cream (for garnish)

Boiling cream on stove for peppermint latte


Step 1: Add the milk to a small saucepan and warm gently until tiny bubbles appear around the rim. Add the hot coffee to the milk along with the peppermint extract and stir well.

Boiling milk on stove

Step 2: If you really want to get fancy, Use a milk frother to froth up the peppermint latte if desired. Pour the coffee into a mug, garnish with whipped cream and serve!

Peppermint latte whipped cream cups

Photos: Shauna Younge

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