Maple Latte

Maple Latte Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

A few weeks ago when I was traveling through the Phoenix airport with my friend Kristen, we stopped to grab some coffee before our final flight of the day.  When we walked into the cute coffee shop, we noticed that the fall flavors had just been released, and my eyes instantly went to the pumpkin spice lattes.  But when Kristen asked the barista for her favorite recommendation, she actually suggested a maple latte.

I happen to be a huge fan of maple syrup, ever since I (finally) started splurging for the real deal a few years ago.  So I was game to give it a try.

It turns out that maple lattes are actually quite lovely!  The maple in ours was definitely sweet, but not overpowering.  And the flavor was oh-so-comforting.  We both agreed it felt a little like drinking pancakes!

So of course, when I came home, I had to make one for myself. :)

Maple Latte Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

Let’s just say it turns out that making a maple latte is ridiculously easy.

I was toying with the idea of trying to reduce the maple syrup down to make some kind of concentrated syrup.  But alas, it already is syrup!!  So a few tablespoon-fulls in my latte turned out to be enough to do the trick.  Then I added a tiny splash of vanilla and a pinch of cinnamon in for a little extra fall-ish-ness.  And of course, I couldn’t resist adding on a little whipped cream so that I could use these cute maple sprinkles I just bought.  Cute, cozy and so comforting.

This is definitely going to be my new #shotofcoffee for awhile!

Maple Latte Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

Maple Latte

Maple syrup makes for a perfect autumn maple latte.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups cold milk
1/3 cup espresso
3 Tbsp. maple syrup
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
small pinch of ground cinnamon

Directions:

Heat and froth milk until steaming (see note below). Pour espresso into mug, then top with milk. Stir in maple syrup, vanilla extract and cinnamon to taste. Top with milk froth.

*You can heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat, in the microwave, or with a steam attachment on an espresso machine. Stop heating when the milk is steaming (before it boils). To froth without an espresso machine, I like to use an immersion blender or just a whisk.

Maple Latte Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

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  1. Kristi — October 28, 2013 @ 6:29 am (#)

    I love everything maple, and this drink is now calling my name. I can imagine that it would turn into my favorite drink.

  2. Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — October 28, 2013 @ 6:44 am (#)

    I could totally get behind this! I’m a huge fan of maple!

  3. Tieghan — October 28, 2013 @ 7:20 am (#)

    I am not a coffee drinker, but I can totally get on board with this! Sounds awesome and it is so cute! :)

  4. Kellie @The Suburban Soapbox — October 28, 2013 @ 7:48 am (#)

    This sounds incredible….I want to dip a pancake in it!

  5. Amy @ The Nifty Foodie — October 28, 2013 @ 8:36 am (#)

    This sounds so good!

  6. Kathryn — October 28, 2013 @ 9:01 am (#)

    What a great idea – I’m not a huge coffee drinker but love the idea of maple in there too.

  7. Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective — October 28, 2013 @ 9:56 am (#)

    I could totally go for one of these right now!! Lovely-sounding drink, Ali! :)

  8. Kristen — October 28, 2013 @ 10:58 am (#)

    Oh too funny – I’ve been totally adding maple syrup to my lattes in the morning since we had that delicious one together!

  9. Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — October 28, 2013 @ 11:31 am (#)

    One of my favorite lattes from a local coffee shop has maple in it! Can’t wait to try this version at home!

  10. naomi — October 28, 2013 @ 12:58 pm (#)

    I’m gonna have to give this a go. I’m a huge maple fan!

  11. Laura (Tutti Dolci) — October 28, 2013 @ 12:58 pm (#)

    Yes please, my Monday needs one!

  12. Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain — October 28, 2013 @ 3:11 pm (#)

    Ooooooh…I want a glass of this pretty latte!

  13. Sara @ Confectionary Tales — October 28, 2013 @ 6:16 pm (#)

    This looks delicious! I’ve never tried a maple latte but I think I need to now.

  14. Gaby — October 28, 2013 @ 7:23 pm (#)

    What a perfect fall treat!

  15. Rosie Emeray — October 29, 2013 @ 3:58 am (#)

    Quick Simple and Fun! Definitely delicious! Thanks for the share!

  16. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles — October 29, 2013 @ 9:13 am (#)

    Ahhhh…so lovely. I’m not sure about the drinking pancakes part, but I do like a little maple. ;)

  17. Adri — June 10, 2014 @ 9:06 am (#)

    MMmmmm this looks SO good! Cant wait to try it! :)