Here is another unusual coffee drink for the warming weather. This one requires you to have cold brew pre-made or pre-purchased, your favorite one will do.
The first step is to make the rosemary syrup, don’t worry this is easy. If you are worried you won’t like the recipe, the rosemary syrup won’t break the bank–you probably have two of the three ingredients at home already (water and sugar).
Ingredients for Rosemary Syrup
1 Cup Water
1 Cup Sugar
5 Fresh Sprigs Rosemary
Combine ingredients in sauce pan and bring to boil while stirring. After sugar dissolves let cool and pour into storage container. The syrup can be stored in your refrigerator.
To create your beverage combine cold brew, milk of choice and ice as you normally would. Add one tablespoon of syrup and stir thoroughly. Enjoy immediately.
It is quite spring but here in Ohio we are having some warmer whether and a flower is popping up here and there. It is also almost St. Patrick’s Day. Here is an unusual coffee treat to warm you up if you still need or add ice if things are feeling a little stuffy.
Lavender Mint Latte
2 ounces espresso
5 ounces cold whole milk
3/4 ounce lavender syrup
2/3 ounce peppermint syrup
Add premade espresso to your favorite glass. In whatever you’ll use to steam the milk add milk, lavender syrup and peppermint syrup. Pour milk over the coffee. Hold the froth until you’ve poured enough milk. Mint leaf for garnish.
Steamed Milk at Home:
Add desired amount of milk to a small pan.
Keep your stove on low-medium.
Stir milk gently until the temperature reaches 150°F.
Add the steamed milk to brewed coffee, or froth as desired with whisk.