Chai Coffee latte and lavender? Yass, please! this iced coffee drink is representing the hot and cold weather of the season and will quench the thirst from the unpredictable weather.
For our recipe, today which is Iced Lavender Dirty Chai Latte, we will use a simple lavender syrup to sweetened the traditional latte. I am sure you will love this refreshing. calming iced coffee drink because it is perfect for the season.
First, we will start by making the lavender chai syrup by using lavender buds, which is the main ingredient to make that dirty kick to our chai latte. I suggest using a natural chai flavors for a more natural taste, you can also use cinnamon, ginger, or whole cloves depending on what you prefer.
Next, bring the mixture to a boil and then simmer for 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to absorb in the water before removing it from the heat and straining everything through a fine mesh strainer.
Let the syrup cool, wait until the syrup reaches room temperature and then add it to a glass, add your coffee, milk and ice and viola—you have a perfectly sweet lavender dirty chai latte!
ICED LAVENDER DIRTY CHAI LATTE
COOK TIME = 5 mins
TOTAL TIME = 5 mins
¼ cup cold brew coffee OR 1 shot of espresso
½ cup milk of choice
For the simple syrup:
2 cinnamon sticks
8 whole cloves
2″ piece of fresh ginger, sliced
½ tsp lavender buds
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1. For the syrup: heat all simple syrup ingredients in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until the sugar dissolves. 2. 2. Bring mixture to a boil and then simmer for 1 minute.
3. Remove saucepan from heat and allow flavors to sit for 30 seconds before straining everything through a fine mesh strainer. Wait until the syrup has cooled before using.
4. For the latte: combine 2-4 tbsp simple syrup (you can decide how sweet you want your drink to be), coffee, milk, and ice in a glass and stir.
*The lavender chai syrup makes more than 1 serving, but the actual drink measurements are just for one. Feel free to make as many as you want!
Whatever your plans this weekend this Iced Lavender Dirty Latte is a must try for all the partying’s this hot season.
Recipe Credit to thealmondeater