Delicious Gingerbread Latte Recipe

Gingerbread Latte

Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS

4 cups milk

6 tablespoons gingerbread syrup (recipe follows)

4 shots of espresso (or very strong coffee)

Pinch of crushed gingerbread cookie

Cinnamon to taste

 

PREPARATION

Measure 1 1/2 tablespoons of gingerbread syrup into each of 4 (10-ounce) mugs. Pull a shot of espresso and pour in serving mug. Fill mug with steamed milk. Top with 1/4 inch foam. Garnish with a sprinkle crushed gingerbread cookie, or with a light dusting of cinnamon sugar.

Gingerbread Syrup:

2 cups sugar

1 cup water

4 whole allspice berries

3 sticks cinnamon

1 piece crystallized ginger

about 1 tablespoon powdered cinnamon

Place the sugar and water over low heat in a medium saucepan. Once sugar is almost dissolved, add allspice berries, cinnamon sticks, ginger, and powdered cinnamon. Let steep in the simple syrup about 10 minutes. Strain syrup and keep refrigerated.