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Gingerbread Latte

DIY Gingerbread Latte is the perfect recipe that you can make yourself at home to enjoy during the holidays. It is spicy, warm, and comforting.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gingerbread latte
Servings: 2
Calories: 206kcal


  • cup water
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup hot espresso
  • 1 cup hot milk (any type of milk is fine)
  • Whipped cream (optional)


  • To make the gingerbread sauce…In a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla. 
  • Bring to a boil, stirring, until the sugar dissolves.  Reduce heat and simmer slowly for 15 to 20 minutes. This part will have your home smelling so good!
  • Combine the espresso in a mug and add ¼ cup of the gingerbread syrup.  Top it off with the heated milk.
  • If you desire, garnish with some whipped cream and a sprinkle of grated nutmeg.


Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Calcium: 138mg