Make Lavender Lattes With Homemade Lavender Simple Syrup

Lattes With Homemade Lavender Simple Syrup

Lavender Latte

If I could go back in time and replace every latte I have purchased with one of these Homemade Lavender Lattes, I would do it in a heartbeat. I’ve heard of using Lavender oils and scrubs, but I have never used it in recipes until last week, and I was surprised with how easy it was!

 

Ingredients:

Latte:

  • 6 tbs. fresh ground coffee
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup half and half

Lavender Simple Syrup

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbs. dried lavender buds

 

Directions:

  • In a french press, add your 6 tbs. ground coffee. Bring 2 cups of water to a near boil and add it to your coffee. Stir gently and set aside.
  • In a small sauce pan, bring 1/2 cup of water to a boil and add your dried lavender. Take off of the heat, cover and set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Strain the lavender buds out of the syrup and add in 1/2 cup of sugar. Heat the mixture again until all of the sugar had dissolved. Set aside again until it is cool.
  • In another small saucepan, bring 1 cup half and half to a near boil and use a frother to create a gentle foam.
  • Fill two large mugs 3/4 of the way with coffee, and add in 1/2 cup half and half to each mug. Add in Lavender Simple Syrup to taste.
  • Enjoy your homemade Lavender Lattes!

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