Recipes: Stay cozy and warm with a latte
These sweet, creamy and caffeinated drink recipes submitted by local restaurants and coffee shops are perfect for those who love a cup of Joe with a sweet twist.
ORGANIC MAPLE SYRUP LATTE
2 shots of espresso, “Destroyer” roasted by Ceremony Coffee Roasters out of Annapolis, Maryland
¾ oz. organic maple syrup
10 oz. whole milk
Pinch of ground nutmeg
Pinch of cinnamon
Steam milk. Top off with ground nutmeg and cinnamon for taste.
(Recipe by Espresso Bar and Café, 165 N. Loudoun St., Winchester)
CAFÉ MOCHA LATTE
2 shots espresso or very strong coffee
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup milk, steamed
In large mug, mix coffee and chocolate syrup together. Add vanilla and stir again. In medium size Mason jar, add milk. Place lid tightly on jar and shake for 30 seconds. Remove lid and microwave for 45 seconds, and then add to coffee mixture. Top with whipped cream and drizzle with additional chocolate syrup.
(Recipe by Jackson’s Corner Coffee Roastery and Café, 9386 S. Congress St., New Market)
CREAMY CARAMEL LATTE
2 shots of espresso
3 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon caramel sauce
1 cup of milk
Brew espresso and add flavors. Stir and add steamed milk. Top with whipped cream and caramel drizzle.
(Recipe by Main Street Daily Grind, 215 E. Main St., Front Royal)