When it comes to spring favorites, lavender is my absolute favorite. In the mornings, you’ll usually find me sipping on a homemade latte macchiato. However, when I go out, I always head to a favorite coffee shop and purchase a honey lavender latte. This morning, I decided to take on the challenge of making it at home. It worked perfectly.
Keep reading for the full recipe after the jump!
- 1/2 C sugar
- 1/2 C water
- 1/2 honey
- 3 sprigs of fresh lavender
- 2 shots of espresso or 4 oz of extra strong coffee
- 1/2 C 2% organic milk
In a small saucepan, combine sugar, water, and honey. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Add sprigs of fresh lavender. Let simmer until syrup covers the back of a spoon, making sure to stir occasionally preventing burning. Let lavender steep in syrup for an additional 10 minutes.
Using an Aeropress, pull shots of espresso. (We love our Aeropress and couldn’t recommend it more. It gives you great quality espresso for a fantastic price.) Warm milk and using a blender, milk frother, or immersion blender, foam your milk. To assemble the drink add 1 T of honey lavender syrup and stir with espresso. Add frothed milk and enjoy!