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The Quest for the Perfect Brew: The Cocomo Copycat Recipe

For many coffee lovers, finding the perfect cup of joe is the ultimate quest. With so many blends, brews, and concoctions out there, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. For me, the perfect cup of coffee is encapsulated in the Cocomo from Dutch Bros, which is why we had to create this Cocomo Copycat Recipe.

Why Dutch Bros’ Cocomo Stands Out

Dutch Bros has an array of beverages that tantalize the palate, but the Cocomo, with its delectable fusion of coconut and rich chocolate, stands out. Every visit to Dutch Bros makes me yearn for this drink. But why travel when you can replicate the same magic at home? That is exactly what I was thinking when I created this Cocomo Copycat Recipe.

Cocomo Copycat Recipe Ingredients: The Magic Behind the Brew

The beauty of this drink lies in its simplicity and the exquisite flavors of its ingredients. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 oz Espresso
  • .5 tbsp Torani Vanilla Syrup
  • .5 tbsp Torani Coconut Syrup
  • 8 oz Chocolate Milk

Step-by-Step: Brewing the Perfect Cocomo

Replicating the Dutch Bros’ magic isn’t rocket science. It’s about the right ingredients, a touch of patience, and the love for coffee. Combine these things to make the perfect Cocomo Copycat Recipe.

  1. Choosing the Espresso: Begin by making 2 oz of espresso using your preferred espresso machine. The choice of coffee plays a crucial role; medium or dark roast enhances the depth, balancing the sweetness of the other ingredients. Here is a great article I found to help you in choosing the right beans for the coffee type you love.
  2. Infusing Flavors: Once the espresso is ready, it’s time to jazz it up. Add the vanilla and coconut syrup, ensuring they are completely dissolved. This is what gives your coffee that signature Cocomo flavor.
  3. The Final Pour: The rich texture of chocolate milk is what sets this drink apart. Pour it in, add ice to your preference, give it a robust stir, and voila, your homemade Cocomo is ready to be savored!

Customizing Your Cocomo Copycat Recipe

Coffee is personal. What tastes heavenly to me might be just okay for you. Here’s how you can tweak the classic recipe:

  • Sweetness Level: Adjust the amount of chocolate syrup or honey based on how sweet you like your coffee.
  • Dairy-Free Alternatives: Dairy isn’t for everyone. Coconut milk can easily be replaced with almond milk or oat milk without compromising on flavor.

Why Make Your Cocomo At Home?

Apart from the sheer joy of brewing your coffee, here are some reasons to make this Cocomo Copycat Recipe:

  1. Savings: Every dollar saved from not buying a coffee outside accumulates over time.
  2. Convenience: No more long queues or drives. Anytime is coffee time at home.
  3. Customizability: Want an extra dash of vanilla? Or perhaps a different milk? Your kitchen, your rules!

The Joy of Homemade Brews

Making my Cocomo Copycat Recipe at home has redefined my coffee experience. Not only have I saved on those frequent trips to Dutch Bros, but the joy of savoring a drink made to my exact taste is unparalleled. While I do love a good drink from Dutch, I do want to share a few of my favorite drinks when I feel like being my own barista. This Red Eye Coffee drink is delicious as it combines espresso and filter coffee to give you that extra jolt of energy on those slower mornings. Another favorite of mine is to make my wife an affogato on date night. If you have never had one, it is delicious! It is a combination of gelato and espresso to make a treat that is uniquely warm and cold at the same time; here is my affogato recipe.

Wrapping Up: The Cocomo Experience

In the vast world of coffee, the Cocomo holds a special place for many. And while visiting Dutch Bros has its charm, there’s a unique satisfaction in recreating that magic at home. If you haven’t yet, give this recipe a whirl, and dive into the delightful world of homemade Cocomo. I hope you enjoy this Cocomo Copycat Recipe. Cheers!

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Cocomo Copycat Recipe which is a dutch bros drink in a glass container with a wooden lid

Dutch Bros Cocomo CopyCat

Cole @ HandyCookbook
Dutch Bros' Cocomo is a delightful treat, a testament to tropical indulgence with its harmonious blend of rich, creamy, and sweet flavors.
The base of the Cocomo is a smooth, robust coffee that lends a welcoming warmth and a slightly bitter undertone to balance the sweetness. The addition of chocolate flavor introduces a creamy, rich element that deepens the taste profile.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 202 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Espresso Machine
  • 1 Measuring Cup
  • 1 Tablespoon

Ingredients
  

  • 2 fl oz 2 oz Espresso
  • .5 tbsp Torani Vanilla Syrup
  • .5 tbsp Torani Coconut Syrup
  • 8 fl oz Chocolate Milk
  • 1 cup Ice

Instructions
 

  • Pull your espresso shot. Typically one shot of espresso is equivalent to one fluid ounce.
  • Stir in coconut and vanilla syrup to the espresso while it is still hot
  • Stir in the chocolate milk
  • Add to ice, stir, and enjoy!

Notes

Like your drink hot? Skip the ice and steam your milk prior to stirring it in. If you do not have a milk steamer, simple warm your milk up in the microwave. I like to do this at 50% power and take it out to swirl it around every 30 seconds or so to prevent the fats from separating. 
Mix it up! This drink is a great start to discovering what flavors you like most in your espresso drinks. Trying different combinations is very easy. Try swapping the chocolate milk for regular milk or oat milk. Or, swap out one of the syrup flavors for hazelnut syrup, salted caramel syrup, or raw honey. You can’t go wrong!

Nutrition

Serving: 244gCalories: 202kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 8gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 173mgPotassium: 486mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 445IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 303mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Coffee, easy, Espresso
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