Cinnamon Brown Sugar Latte

Transform your coffee routine with our Cinnamon Brown Sugar Latte – a delightful blend that merges the comforting warmth of cinnamon with the enticing fusion of brown sugar’s sweetness.

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Meet your new morning sidekick: the Brown Sugar Latte. The blend of bold coffee vibes and the subtle sweetness of brown sugar is perfect for chilly days. Imagine your favorite latte upgraded with a touch of warmth and a dash of “Oh, this is something special.” Just pour generous shots of espresso and add a subtle hint of cinnamon for a perfect touch of warmth and spice.

It’s the kind of sip that turns your everyday routine into a tiny celebration of good flavors and easy moments. Say hello to your personalized Starbucks-inspired bliss, handcrafted right in your kitchen, making each day a delightful moment of good flavors.

Reasons to Love This Coffee

  • Brown Sugar Coffee Latte has a rich flavor. Brown sugar adds a deep, caramel-like richness that enhances the coffee’s natural taste.
  • The aroma of brown sugar and coffee is indulgently comforting.
  • This coffee is an energy booster. It provides a caffeine kick for energy, coupled with the sweetness of sugar.
  • The combination of sugar and caffeine can uplift your mood.
  • Homemade lattes bring the café experience to your daily routine, creating a mini-vacation in each sip.

Recipe Ingredients

A glass mug on a coffee machine's drip tray, filling with fresh espresso.
  • Cinnamon Brown Sugar Syrup: Adds a sweet and spicy flavor profile.
  • Espresso: Provides a robust coffee base and caffeine content.
  • Steamed Milk: Offers a creamy texture and balances the espresso’s strength.

See the recipe card for full information on ingredients and quantities.

Variations

  • Caramel Drizzle: Top with caramel for an extra layer of sweetness and luxury.
  • Iced Brown Sugar Latte: Brew a shot of espresso and let it cool to room temperature or chill it in the refrigerator. In a tall glass, add ice cubes, then pour the cooled espresso over the ice.
  • Dairy-Free Coffee: Replace the steamed milk with a plant-based milk alternative. Almond milk, soy milk, oat milk, and coconut milk are all excellent choices. Each of these alternatives will add its unique flavor to the latte. For instance, almond milk will introduce a nutty taste, while coconut milk will add a tropical twist. Oat milk is particularly popular for its creamy texture and mild flavor.

How to Make Brown Sugar Latte

Step #1: Add the cinnamon brown sugar simple syrup to the bottom of a coffee mug.

Step #2: Pour the espresso shot into the mug.

Pouring the espresso shot into the mug.

Step #3: Top with steamed milk. Enjoy!

Two cups of Cinnamon Brown Sugar Latte on a table.

Expert Tips

  • Upgrade Your Brew: Invest in a quality coffee espresso machine. The machine’s proficiency in drawing out robust coffee flavors enriches the overall richness, guaranteeing each sip becomes a seamless fusion of bold espresso.
  • Homemade Syrup: Make your own cinnamon brown sugar syrup for a fresher, more authentic flavor. To make your own homemade brown sugar syrup, just set a small pot or small saucepan on the stove. Add equal parts brown sugar and water and add in a few cinnamon sticks. Let the mixture simmer for a few minutes until the sugar dissolves and the smell of cinnamon wafts into the kitchen.
  • Fine Espresso Grind: Grind coffee to a medium coarseness for optimal extraction, ensuring a well-balanced and rich brew.
  • Proper Measurements: Accurate ratios matter. Use two tablespoons of coffee per six ounces of water for a robust Brown Sugar Latte.
An espresso machine with steamed milk on the tray and a mug of coffee on the table.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make a Brown Sugar Latte if I don’t have an espresso machine?

You can substitute espresso with strong brewed coffee. Just brew your coffee a bit stronger than usual to mimic the intense flavor of espresso.

Can I make a decaffeinated Brown Sugar Latte?

Absolutely, just use decaffeinated espresso or a decaf coffee alternative to enjoy the same flavor without the caffeine.

How can I achieve a creamy, frothy texture in my homemade latte?

For a frothy texture, heat the milk until it’s warm and use a hand-held milk frother or whisk. You can also shake the milk in a mason jar with a tight fitting lid.

What are some ways to enhance the flavor of a Brown Sugar Latte?

For extra flavor, try topping your latte with a sprinkle of cinnamon, a cinnamon stick, or even a dollop of whipped cream. A caramel drizzle can also add a luxurious touch.

Storage Info

For storing your Brown Sugar Latte, it’s best enjoyed fresh. However, if needed, you can store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. To reheat, gently warm it in a microwave-safe mug, stirring occasionally to maintain uniform heat. Avoid boiling to preserve the flavor and texture.

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Cinnamon Brown Sugar Latte Recipe

Transform your coffee routine with our Cinnamon Brown Sugar Latte—a delightful blend that merges the comforting warmth of cinnamon with the enticing fusion of brown sugar's sweetness.
4.6 from 38 votes
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Course: Beverages
Cuisine: North American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 148kcal
Author: Linda
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon brown sugar simple syrup* - (see notes on how to make this)
  • 1 shot espresso - about 1 ½ ounces
  • 6 ounces steamed milk
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Instructions

  • Add the cinnamon brown sugar simple syrup to the bottom of a coffee mug.
  • Pour the espresso shot into the mug.
  • Top with steamed milk. Enjoy!

NOTES

*To create Cinnamon Brown Sugar Simple Syrup, simmer equal parts brown sugar and water plus a few cinnamon sticks for 5 minutes over medium-low heat, then discard the cinnamon sticks.
Storage Info:
For storing your Brown Sugar Latte, it’s best enjoyed fresh. However, if needed, you can store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. To reheat, gently warm it in a microwave-safe mug, stirring occasionally to maintain uniform heat. Avoid boiling to preserve the flavor and texture.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 272mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 276IU | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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