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Kahlua Mocha Milkshakes

Calling all chocolate and coffee lovers! These boozy Kahlua Mocha Milkshakes are perfect for special occasions or, ya know, a random Thursday.

If you love coffee and chocolate, you'll flip for these Kahlua Mocha Milkshakes.
The Mr. and I are celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary this month, and the occasion has me feeling rather sentimental. I’ve been tearily leafing through our wedding album and chuckling at the fresh faced honeymooners taking Prince Edward Island by storm. I have so many sweet memories of our first few weeks together, but one of my favorites was from a special meal we enjoyed overlooking the water on the island.

I ordered stuffed lobster, because duh. It was PEI and our honeymoon. Lobster was the right answer 92% of the time.

You have to understand: Five years ago, we were barely out of college. To us, a fancy night out meant budget Asian food in a booth that didn’t have a sticky table. So when that gorgeously plated, perfectly mounded lobster was placed before me, I had a hard time containing my excitement.

Stuffed Lobster Dinner

To this day, it remains the most memorable meal of my life. It was a beautiful setting, I was with my handsome and charming new husband, and the food was incredible. But it didn’t stop there. For dessert, we ordered a Kahlua milkshake. At the time, I wasn’t much for cocktails…or so I thought. The milkshake arrived in a chocolate swirled glass and was brimming with creamy ice cream and coffee laced liquor. We split the drink, and then wished we’d each ordered our own. It was smooth, cool, and luxurious. The perfect finish to a perfect meal.

Boozy Kahlua Mocha Milkshakes are an adults-only dessert!

When I saw International Delight’s new flavors of iced coffee, the Kahlua milkshake immediately came to mind. Would it be possible to recreate that creamy coffee and chocolate swirled drink at home? (Answer: yes). And if so, how dangerous would that be? (Answer: very).

I grabbed the Mocha flavor from the shelves and rushed home to experiment.

My memory is a bit hazy, but it didn’t take me long to recreate this dreamy concoction. A bit of Kahlua, a dab of Chocolate Liqueur, a generous pour of Mocha Iced Coffee, and several mounds of vanilla ice cream is all it takes to make this adults-only beverage. If you like coffee and chocolate (and boozy drinks), you’re going to flip for these. And by flip I mean “do a happy dance” and by “do a happy dance” I mean “lick-every-last-mocha-filled-drop-out-of-your-glass.”

Easy to make and even easier to drink these Kahlua Mocha Milkshakes are made for coffee and chocolate lovers!

If you want to really step up the game with these, swirl some chocolate sauce on the inside of each glass and add an irresponsibly large dollop of whipped cream to the top. You could even swap out the vanilla ice cream for coffee or chocolate ice cream to intensify the flavor. Either way, this drink will feel downright fancy. Break them out for a special occasion and wow your guests, or save them for a romantic night in. Trust me, these drinks are worthy of a celebration. Maybe even a five year one.

Try these Kahlua Mocha Milkshakes for a boozy chocolate and coffee dessert.

Kahlua Mocha Milkshakes

Prep Time
Preparation 10 minsCook Time
Total Time 10 mins Total Time
Serves 4 small or 2 large milkshakes     adjust servings

Kahlua, ice cream, and iced coffee combine to make the best boozy mocha milkshake.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chocolate liquor
  • 1/4 cup Kahlua
  • 1/2 cup Mocha International Delight Iced Coffee
  • 4-6 large scoops ice cream
  • Chocolate sauce, for the glass
  • Whipped cream for serving, if desired

Instructions

  1. Place the chocolate liquor, Kahlua, and Mocha Iced Coffee into a blender. Add 4 scoops of ice cream and pulse until smooth. If you'd like a thicker milkshake, add the additional two scoops of ice cream.
  2. Drizzle chocolate sauce in glasses, then pour milkshake in. Top with whipped cream, if desired. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 622kcal Calories from fat 312
% Daily Value
Total Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 21g105%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 143mg6%
Carbohydrate 76g25%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 63g
Protein 8g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine.

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