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Iced Mocha Coffee Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup ice cubes

Special equipment needed:
- Blender

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Brew a cup of strong coffee and let it cool to room temperature.
2. In a blender, combine the cooled coffee, milk, chocolate syrup, sugar, vanilla extract, and ice cubes.
3. Blend until smooth and frothy.
4. Pour the iced mocha coffee into a glass.
5. Serve immediately.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Room temperature
Serving size:
1 serving

Nutritional information:
Calories: 150
Fat: 2g
Carbohydrates: 32g
Protein: 3g
Sodium: 70mg

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Milk: You can use any type of milk, such as almond milk or soy milk.
- Chocolate syrup: You can use chocolate sauce or cocoa powder instead.
- Sugar: You can use honey or maple syrup instead.

- Add a shot of espresso for a stronger coffee flavor.
- Use white chocolate syrup instead of chocolate syrup for a white chocolate mocha.
- Add a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg for a spiced mocha.

Tips and tricks:
- Use cold brewed coffee for a smoother and less bitter taste.
- Adjust the sweetness to your liking by adding more or less sugar.
- Use a high-speed blender for a smoother and creamier texture.

Storage instructions:
Iced mocha coffee is best served fresh. If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

Reheating instructions:
Iced mocha coffee is meant to be served cold. Do not reheat.

Presentation ideas:
Serve the iced mocha coffee in a tall glass with a straw. You can also drizzle some chocolate syrup on top for a decorative touch.

Garnish the iced mocha coffee with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

Iced mocha coffee pairs well with breakfast pastries, such as croissants or muffins.

Suggested side dishes:
Serve the iced mocha coffee with a side of fresh fruit or yogurt.

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the iced mocha coffee is too thick, add more milk or coffee to thin it out.
- If the iced mocha coffee is too thin, add more ice cubes to thicken it.

Food safety advice:
Make sure to use clean and sanitized equipment when preparing the iced mocha coffee. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator and discard after 24 hours.

Food history:
The mocha coffee originated in Yemen, where coffee beans were first cultivated. The addition of chocolate to coffee is a more recent development, with the first mocha latte being introduced in the 1980s.

Flavor profiles:
The iced mocha coffee has a rich and creamy chocolate flavor with a hint of coffee.

Serving suggestions:
Serve the iced mocha coffee as a refreshing and indulgent beverage on a hot summer day.

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Taste: Rich, Creamy, Chocolatey, Sweet, Caffeinated