Full of fall flavor

Autumn Spice Latte

This tasty Autumn Spice Latte is made without pumpkin, yet still full of warmth and fall flavor. Make a spiced simple syrup and mix it with your favorite espresso and top with steamed milk.

let’s get started!

Prep Time: 10 Min

For the Autumn Spice Syrup 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 4 whole cloves 4 whole black peppercorns 2 cinnamon sticks 1 whole nutmeg 1 star anise 1 1-inch piece of lemon zest

makes: 1 latte


For the Latte 1/2 cup whole milk 1 tablespoon autumn spice simple syrup 1/3 cup freshly brewed espresso ground cinnamon star anise, for garnish


Start your syrup.


Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat.

Spice things up!


Add cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, star anise and lemon zest.

Infuse with flavor.


Bring your syrup to a low simmer for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.

Store your syrup.


Remove zest, anise and peppercorns and store in an airtight container.

Warm your milk.


Use a saucepan over medium-low heat to warm your milk, stirring to create foam.

Let's caffeinate!


Brew espresso using your preferred method.

Make your latte.


To a large latte mug add your espresso and simple syrup. Spoon foam over top.

Sip and enjoy!


Garnish with cinnamon and cinnamon stick or star anise if desired. Enjoy!

make this recipe your own! 

Add pumpkin pie spice as a garnish for a different flavor.

Susannah Brinkley Henry

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