Cinnamon-Spiced Mocha Float Recipe

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Ryan Published: March 23, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Cinnamon-Spiced Mocha Float

Take a sip of this spiced and creamy mocha float, made with rich espresso, mocha cream, and bittersweet chocolate, for delectable cold drink!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute
Freeze Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
Total: 3 hours 21 minutes



  • ¾cupboiling water
  • ½cupespresso,finely ground
  • ¼cupgranulated sugar,plus 1½ tbsp
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • 2ozbittersweet chocolate,or semisweet
  • 1cupheavy cream
  • ¼tsppure vanilla extract
  • club soda,chilled


  1. In a glass measuring cup, pour the boiling water over the espresso. Cover the measuring cup with a small plate and let steep for 10 minutes.

  2. Strain the espresso through a paper filter into a small saucepan. Whisk ¼ cup of the sugar and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon into the espresso and bring to a boil

  3. Reduce the heat to moderate and simmer for 1 minute. Remove the saucepan from the heat, add the chocolate and, using a wooden spoon, stir until smooth.

  4. Using a rubber spatula, scrape the mocha mixture into a small bowl and let cool to room temperature, stirring a few times

  5. In a large bowl, whip the heavy cream with the remaining 1½ tablespoons of sugar and the vanilla until the cream holds soft peaks.

  6. Add the cooled mocha mixture and whip until the cream holds firm peaks.

  7. Cover the mocha cream and freeze for about 3 hours until set.

  8. Using a medium ice cream scoop, add 3 or 4 small scoops of the frozen cream to tall soda glasses. Add the club soda and sprinkle cinnamon over the top.

  9. Serve at once with a straw and a long-handled spoon, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 326.75kcal
  • Fat: 26.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.27g
  • Fiber: 1.18g
  • Sugar: 21.91g
  • Protein: 1.88g
  • Cholesterol: 81.52mg
  • Sodium: 30.36mg
  • Calcium: 51.81mg
  • Potassium: 134.30mg
  • Iron: 0.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 244.64µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.44mg
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