Lavender Latte Recipe: A Delightful Floral Twist to Your Morning Coffee


Welcome to our cozy corner of the internet, where we infuse everyday moments with a touch of magic. Today, we're excited to talk about a recipe that's bound to become a favorite in your morning routine: the Lavender Latte. This delightful coffee drink combines the soothing aroma of lavender with the rich, robust flavor of espresso, creating a perfectly balanced beverage that's both calming and invigorating.

Whether you're a seasoned barista or a home brewing novice, this Lavender Latte recipe is one you'll want to try. So, let's dive in and start our day with a cup of floral bliss!


For the Lavender Syrup:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dried culinary lavender

For the Lavender Latte:

  • 1-2 shots of espresso (or 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee)
  • 1 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy options like almond, oat, or soy)
  • 2 tablespoons lavender syrup (adjust to taste)
  • Optional: dried lavender or a lavender sprig for garnish


Making the Lavender Syrup

  1. Combine Ingredients: In a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar, and dried lavender.
  2. Boil and Simmer: Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar. Once boiling, reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 10 minutes.
  3. Strain and Cool: Remove the saucepan from the heat and strain the syrup into a jar or bottle, discarding the lavender flowers. Allow the syrup to cool completely before using.

Preparing the Lavender Latte

  1. Brew Your Coffee: Brew your espresso or strong coffee. If you don't have an espresso machine, a strong French press will work just fine.
  2. Steam the Milk: While the coffee is brewing, steam your milk. If you don't have a milk steamer, you can heat the milk in a saucepan over medium heat until hot but not boiling, then whisk vigorously to create foam.
  3. Mix the Latte: In your favorite mug, combine the brewed espresso and lavender syrup. Stir to mix well.
  4. Add Milk: Pour the steamed milk over the coffee mixture, holding back the foam with a spoon. Once the mug is nearly full, spoon the foam on top.
  5. Garnish and Serve: If desired, garnish your latte with a sprinkle of dried lavender or a fresh lavender sprig. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Tips and Variations

  • Adjust Sweetness: If you prefer a sweeter latte, add more lavender syrup to taste. For a less sweet version, reduce the syrup amount.
  • Add Honey: Use honey as a sweetener when making the lavender syrup to make a honey lavender latte.
  • Cold Lavender Latte: For a refreshing iced version, pour the lavender syrup and espresso over ice, then add cold milk.
  • Vegan Option: Use your favorite plant-based milk to make this recipe vegan. Almond, oat, and soy milk all pair beautifully with the floral notes of lavender.

There you have it! A simple yet sophisticated recipe for a Lavender Latte that will add a touch of elegance to your morning routine. The homemade lavender syrup can also be used in other beverages, such as teas or cocktails, making it a versatile addition to your pantry.

We hope you enjoy making and sipping this delightful drink as much as we do. Don't forget to share your creations with us on social media and happy brewing!