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Cinnamon Latte Recipe

Fall Flavors-Cinnamon Latte
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Ingredients

2 cups whole milk

1-cup espresso or strong brewed coffee

1-teaspoon maple syrup or vanilla extract

Cinnamon syrup

½ cup sugar

½ cup water

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 cinnamon stick

Instructions

  1. In glass microwave safe bowl, microwave water, sugar, ground cinnamon and stick for 3 minutes on high in microwave.
  2. Stir mixture and cool.  In saucepan, add milk, coffee, and maple syrup or vanilla.  Heat until very warm but not boiling.
  3. Add cinnamon syrup to milk, stir to combine and thoroughly heat.
  4. Pour latte into 4 mugs add whipped cream and whipped cream shaped leaves. Serve with cinnamon stick if desired.

Whipped Cream Leaves:  Whip 1 cup chilled heavy whipped cream with 4 tablespoons confectioners sugar to still peaks.  Reserve half of whipped cream for latte.  In disposable piping bag fitted with large leaf tip # 366 fill bag with remaining whipped cream and pipe leaf shapes on parchment lined baking sheet.  Place baking sheet in freezer until frozen.  Sprinkle with ground cinnamon if desired.