Below are four of our favorites.
- Caramel Brûlée Latte
Imagine a latte that’s celebratory, delicious and really easy to make. That would be this one.
You will need:
- One tablespoon of caramel sauce
- One tablespoon of French vanilla syrup
- One cup of half and half
- Two shots of espresso
- Whipped cream and raw sugar (for garnish)
Add the caramel and syrup to the half and half and steam together. Pour over the espresso and add whipped cream to the top. Garnish with the caramel sauce and sprinkle some raw sugar on top (for crunch).
(This recipe comes from Torani.com.)
- Gingerbread Latte
To make one serving you will need:
- One-quarter teaspoon of cinnamon
- One-eighth teaspoon of ground ginger
- Two teaspoons of molasses (regular or blackstrap)
- One teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
- Three tablespoons of strong coffee
- One cup milk of your choice
- Sweetener of choice, to taste
Mix all ingredients in a small mug or pot. Heat the mixture reaches your desired temperature. You also could make a foamy latte by mixing the spices into coffee and then, in a large measuring cup, microwave or heat the milk until foamy. Pour the foamy milk into the coffee mixture.
(This recipe comes from the Greatist.com.)
- Trisha Yearwood’s Holiday Spiced Coffee
You will need:
- One and one-half cups of ground coffee
- One teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
- The zest of half an orange, cut into thick strips.
- A drip coffee maker
Add the pumpkin pie spice and ground coffee to the drip coffee maker’s coffee filter and then add six cups of water to the maker. Add the orange zest strips to the maker’s empty carafe and then brew according to manufacturer’s instructions, making sure to keep the orange zest in the carafe as you pour the coffee into cups.
(This recipe comes from FoodNetwork.com.)
- White Spiced Coffee
You will need:
- Three cups of whole milk.
- One cup of whole organic coffee beans
- One and one/half stick of cinnamon sticks
- Four whole, green cardamom pods
- One-quarter cup of honey
- Two tablespoons of dark rum
Take the milk and crushed beans and place them in a saucepan, heating to a simmer over medium-high heat (should take about seven minutes). Remove immediately and then allow the beans to steep in the milk for 15 minutes.
Strain the mixture and transfer it to a blender. Get rid of the crushed coffee beans. Add the cinnamon sticks, honey and cardamom to the steeped milk. Blend at high speed for about 30 seconds (or until the spices are ground coarsely).<
Then strain the liquid back into the saucepan. Get rid of the ground spices.
Rewarm the spiced coffee over medium-high heat until steaming hot. If desired, add rum.
Pour into pre-warmed coffee mugs and serve while hot.
(Recipe comes from CountryLiving.com.)
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