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Sweet & Simple Lavender Latte

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Ooooo La La Lavender Latte! This unique pairing of flavors is one of the newest to the coffee scene and definitely deserves to be given a shot…or two, depending on how tired you are (see what I did there?)

It might not replace your current “go-to,” but it’s worth a try on a day you’re feeling extra fancy. The floral Lavender notes are subtle and calming and pair well with the warm milk and coffee!

Lavender Latte

This recipe is super simple but makes you feel like you’re sipping the most modern latte from the hip coffee bar down the street! So, get in the kitchen and get fancy!

Lavender Simple Syrup

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup dried lavender
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup white sugar
ingredients

Instructions:

Add water and lavender to a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool completely.

make lavender water

Use a mesh strainer to separate the buds from the water.

strain lavender water

In another saucepan combine the sugar with 2-3 tablespoons of the lavender water(just enough to wet the sugar). Bring to a boil , reduce heat and let simmer for 4 minutes. Whisk occasionally.

Whisk the lavender water into the sugar mixture and store in the refrigerator!

Lavender Latte

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup milk (I used whole)
  • ⅔ cup Strong brewed coffee
  • 2 Tablespoons Lavender simple syrup (more or less to personal liking)

Instructions:

Brew coffee and pour into desired mug. Add simple syrup and stir.

Warm your milk on the stove or in the microwave and then froth. I used a $5 Ikea milk frother but pouring the milk into any kind of blender and blending for 30 seconds will also froth the milk for you.

warm and froth milk

Pour milk over top of coffee and syrup mixture and sprinkle with dried lavender…And Voila la la la…

combine coffee, milk, and syrup
Lavender Latte

Lavender Latte

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This latte pairs subtle, floral notes with warm milk and coffee to create an on-trend, calming cup.

Ingredients

Lavender Simple Syrup

  • ¼ cup dried lavender
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup white sugar

Lavender Latte

  • ½ cup milk (I used whole)
  • ⅔ cup Strong brewed coffee
  • 2 Tablespoons Lavender simple syrup (more or less to personal liking)

Instructions

Lavender Simple Syrup

  1. Add water and lavender to a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool completely.
  2. Use a mesh strainer to separate the buds from the water.
  3. In another saucepan combine the sugar with 2-3 tablespoons of the lavender water(just enough to wet the sugar). Bring to a boil , reduce heat and let simmer for 4 minutes. Whisk occasionally.
  4. Whisk the lavender water into the sugar mixture and store in the refrigerator!

Lavender Latte

  1. Brew coffee and pour into desired mug
  2. Add simple syrup and stir
  3. Warm your milk on the stove or in the microwave and then froth.*
  4. Pour milk over top of coffee and syrup mixture and sprinkle with dried lavender...And Voila la la la…

Notes

*I used a $5 Ikea milk frother, but pouring the milk into any kind of blender and blending for 30 seconds will also froth the milk for you.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 125Total Fat: 4g

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