We’re only a few weeks away from Christmas and I’m finally getting around to sharing my tasty and oh-so-warming gingerbread latte recipe. I developed this recipe last Christmas and completely forgot about it, that is until this November rolled around and all I could think about was when I was going to make it again!
No exaggeration, I’ve made this gingerbread latte 20ish times over the last 4 weeks. I absolutely love its sweet aroma and gingery zing. I also love that it’s dairy and refined sugar free! Side note, I recently bought a reusable bamboo cup (with lid) and have been taking a cup of this gingerbread latte with me everywhere! I’m serious about the quality of my hot beverages people, haha.
Let’s get into all the good stuff about this tasty lil’ drink, shall we?
Why I love this gingerbread latte recipe?
- It takes only 5 minutes to make.
- It smalls amazing!
- Tastes just as amazing as it smells.
- Not overly sweet.
- So warm and gingery.
What makes this gingerbread latte a healthy option?
- It uses clean and simple ingredients.
- It’s great for digestion.
- It’s soothing.
- It’s naturally sweetened.
- It’s allergen friendly; dairy, gluten, and soy free with a nut free option.
- It’s rich in antioxidants and good fats.
Steps to making this gingerbread latte:
- STEP 1 – warm the ingredients
- STEP 2 – add vanilla and maple syrup to mug
- STEP 3 – pour warm mixture into mug and enjoy
A few tips for making this recipe…
- Use fresh ginger – trust me it makes a difference, plus it’s so good for you!
- Use organic spices. Organic spices contain less pesticide and chemicals. The aroma of an organic spice is also out of this world!
- This drink can also be made in a large batch and stored in the fridge for up to a week.
Healthy Gingerbread Latte Recipe
Healthy Gingerbread Latte
- Measuring Cup and Spoons
- small saucepan
- 1 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk
- 1 tbsp full fat coconut cream solid that forms at the top of a full fat coconut milk can
- 1/2 tsp grated or pressed ginger
- 1/4 tsp organic Ceylon cinnamon
- Pinch of organic ground nutmeg
- Pinch of organic ground cloves or 2 cloves stars
- 1/2 tsp organic vanilla extract gluten free
- 1 tsp real Canadian maple syrup add extra 1/2 tsp if you like it sweeter
- 1 shot espresso
- Add all ingredients accept vanilla and maple syrup to a small saucepan. Heat on medium-high until a light simmer is achieved (about 3-4 minutes).
- While milk warms up, add vanilla and maple syrup to a mug.
- Pour hot ginger-milk to the mug. Stir gently into vanilla and maple syrup. Sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy!
- Fresh ginger makes all the difference in this recipe. If you do not have fresh ginger, ¼-½ tsp of organic ground ginger will work too.
- If you use clove stars, spoon them out of the milk before pouring the milk into the mug.
Helping you put wellness 1st,