Chocolate + coffee = an iconic duo. Mochas are such a fun treat to have in place of a simple cup of coffee in the morning. The flavor combo is also perfect for so many different kinds of treats: ice cream, frosting, cookies – the list goes on. Craving mocha? Check out these 15 mocha recipes that are delectably dairy-free!

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1. Cranberry Cupcakes with Mocha Buttercream

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Stuffed with the cranberry compote, these Cranberry Cupcakes with Mocha Buttercream by Gretchen Price are just bursting with delicious flavors!

2. Peanut Butter Mocha Smoothie

Peanut Butter Mocha Smoothie

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This Peanut Butter Mocha Smoothie by Allie Penner is luxurious and energizing. Make this as an afternoon pick-me-up the next time you need a boost! A healthy, energizing smoothie recipe with peanut butter, cocoa, and coffee!


3. No-Bake Mocha Tarts

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With a creamy filling and a nutty crust, these gluten-free No-Bake Mocha Tarts by Lenny Wu are just right for dessert.

4. Mocha Nice Cream

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For a sweet and refreshing plant-based treat, simply combine espresso powder, cacao, and frozen bananas. Blend and enjoy this Mocha Nice Cream by Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD!


5. Mocha Caramel Ice Cream With Almonds and Dark Chocolate Chunks

Vegan Mocha Caramel Ice Cream with Almonds and Dark Chocolate Chunks

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This luscious Mocha Caramel Ice Cream With Almonds and Dark Chocolate Chunks by Larice Feuerstein is smooth, rich, and chocolatey. Despite all this decadence, it is free from dairy and refined sugars, obtaining it’s perfect sweet, caramel flavor only with dates.

6. Jamocha Almond Fudge Cookies


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These Jamocha Almond Fudge Cookies by Taavi Moore will take you back to the good ol’ days of getting decadent chocolate coffee ice cream studded with chunks of almonds and chocolate brownie chunks. Now you get to have this delicious frozen treat, but in healthy cookie form…it’s revolutionary. A rich chocolate cookie with hints of coffee. Gooey chocolate chunks and chunks of almond. 100% gluten-free and vegan. Serve these Jamocha Almond Fudge Cookies at a party. They’ll impress your guests and disappear fast. Chocolatey, fudgy, chewy, gooey…do you need any more convincing?

7. No-Bake Mocha Doughnuts With Chocolate Frosting

No-Bake Mocha Doughnuts With Chocolate Frosting

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These No-Bake Mocha Doughnuts With Chocolate Frosting by Caroline Doucet are made with nuts, dates, oats and other wholesome ingredients. They’re made in the food processor in under 30 minutes and are topped with a simple frosting and shredded coconut.


8. Blender Mocha Cashew Latte

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This Blender Mocha Cashew Latte by Caroline Doucet is such a comforting and delicious drink for the fall. It is made creamy thanks to cashews and is sweetened with dates! It makes for a perfectly cozy, yet nutritious drink during the colder months. As with most cashew latte recipes, you do need a good blender to get the creamy finish. If your blender is on the weaker side, you may have some small date and cashew pieces floating in your drink. You don’t want that. Your options: You can try soaking your cashews overnight and letting your dates soak in boiling water for 5 minutes. You can also strain the latte using a fine-mesh sieve before drinking. Also, if you’re not a fan of dates, you can easily use maple syrup instead, to taste. Finally, feel free to adjust the flavors to taste. Add more or less cocoa or sweetener as needed. Feel free to adjust this recipe to your liking!

9. Peppermint Mocha Cookies

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Love peppermint? Love mocha? Try this combination that blends these two flavors into one delicious, irresistible bite-size snack and dessert. These Peppermint Mocha Cookies by Ashely Flitter are so tasty!

10. Mocha Chocolate Brownie Bites

Mocha Chocolate Brownie Bites

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These vegan Mocha Chocolate Brownie Bites by Hayley Canning will satisfy your chocolate cravings in the healthiest way! They are really easy to make and taste just as good as the real thing.

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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