Gingerbread Latte

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Embrace the cozy flavors of the holiday season with a delightful Gingerbread Latte.

This comforting beverage combines the warmth of gingerbread spices with the creamy richness of espresso and steamed milk, creating a festive treat that’s perfect for chilly days.

Whether you’re curling up by the fireplace or hosting a gathering with loved ones, this homemade Gingerbread Latte is sure to evoke feelings of warmth and cheer with every sip.


  • 1 shot of espresso
  • 1 tablespoon gingerbread syrup
  • 8 oz steamed milk
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
  • Ground cinnamon or nutmeg, for sprinkling (optional)


  • Espresso machine or stovetop espresso maker
  • Milk frother or steam wand
  • Small saucepan or microwave-safe dish for heating syrup


Brew Espresso: Brew a shot of espresso using an espresso machine or stovetop espresso maker.

Prepare Gingerbread Syrup: In a small saucepan, heat the gingerbread syrup over low heat until warm.

Alternatively, you can microwave it for a few seconds until heated through.

Steam Milk: Steam the milk using a milk frother or steam wand until it reaches your desired temperature and texture.

Combine Ingredients: Pour the shot of espresso into a mug, then add the warm gingerbread syrup.

Stir to combine. Pour the steamed milk over the espresso mixture.

Garnish and Serve: Top the Gingerbread Latte with whipped cream and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon or nutmeg, if desired. Serve immediately and enjoy

Nutritional Facts

Per Serving (12 oz):

  • Calories: 150
  • Total Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 120mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 20g
  • Sugars: 20g
  • Protein: 5g


1. Where can I find gingerbread syrup?

Gingerbread syrup is often available at grocery stores, specialty coffee shops, or online retailers.

You can also make your own by combining sugar, water, and gingerbread spices in a saucepan and simmering until thickened.

2. Can I use ground ginger instead of gingerbread syrup?

While gingerbread syrup provides the classic flavor of gingerbread, you can use a pinch of ground ginger as a substitute if needed.

Adjust the amount according to your taste preferences.

3. Can I make this recipe dairy-free?

Yes, you can use non-dairy milk such as almond, soy, or oat milk to make a dairy-free version of Gingerbread Latte.

4. How can I make this latte stronger?

For a stronger coffee flavor, you can add an extra shot of espresso to your Gingerbread Latte or use a darker roast of coffee.

5. Can I make a larger batch of Gingerbread Latte for a crowd?

Yes, you can easily double or triple the recipe to make enough Gingerbread Latte for a group.

Simply adjust the quantities of ingredients accordingly and prepare in a larger pot or pitcher.

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