Easy Peppermint Coffee Recipe

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coffee mug with peppermint candy cane

Peppermint Coffee Recipe

Don’t you love the uplifting taste of peppermint?  You can make your own peppermint coffee with this recipe.  Imagine sitting by the fire with a warm cup of coffee. You have a warm blanket and a nice not cup of coffee in your hand.  Sounds like a perfect evening (or morning).

There is no need to run to the coffee shop to make this and you can certainly adjust the level of flavor in your cup. This is a cup of Joe you can enjoy year round or during the holidays as a special treat.

black coffee in a mug with candy canes next to it

Is Peppermint Seasonal?

Peppermint can be enjoyed year round. You can keep enough peppermint sticks on hand for the year. In a pinch, you can also use peppermint oil.

What Coffee Beans Do You Use?

You use your favorite coffee beans you normally use. Select your grind of coffee beans you like as well.

crushed peppermint candy canes and a mug with whipped cream and candy cane

How Many Candy Canes Will You Use Yo Make Your Peppermint Candy Cane Coffee?

There are 365 days a year. And if you aren’t drinking peppermint coffee, you can make peppermint cocoa.

Can You Serve Peppermint Coffee Hot or Cold?

It can be served, hot, iced or frozen. However you enjoy it and cake make it at home, you can enjoy it.

coffee mug with peppermint candy cane
coffee mug with peppermint candy cane
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Easy Peppermint Coffee

Get ready for a flavor party with our Peppermint Coffee recipe! Imagine your regular coffee, but with a cool peppermint kick.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Author: Regina Sober


  • brewed coffee in a mug
  • peppermint candy cane we use mini candy canes
  • crushed candy canes
  • whipped cream optional


  • Brew your favorite cup of coffee.
  • Be sure to leave room for cream and sugar (if you like it that way).
  • Add the whipped cream (again optional, but so yummy).
  • Add a few crushed candy candy sprinkles on top of the whipped cream.
  • Place a candy cane into the whipped cream and allow it to dissolve into your coffee.
  • Drink and enjoy.
  • This is perfect for the Christmas season.  If you want to have peppermint candy year round, buy extra candy canes to last all year.
  • How many candy canes will you use to make your peppermint candy cane coffee?
Making homemade peppermint coffee is pretty easy.  And it's pretty tasty  You just need a few simple ingredients, and a love for coffee.

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  1. Yes, I do love the taste of peppermint and never thought of stirring a peppermint stick into coffee. Great idea!

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