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Iced Brown Sugar Latte with Shaken Espresso

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Creamy, intriguing, and lightly sweet, this is a refreshing homemade upgrade to your coffee routine, and a lovely mid-afternoon treat.

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 10 minutes prep
    5 minutes cooking
    Total time: 15 minutes


  • 1 cup water
    3/4 cup brown sugar
    1 cinnamon stick (or 1 tsp ground cinnamon)
    2 tsp vanilla extract
    3 hots espresso
    2-3 dashes ground cinnamon
    1 cup oatmilk (or milk of choice)
    3 chai tea bags (optional) or just a few granules of ground cardamom (also optional)
    Ice cubes

Number of Servings

  • 1 + leftover syrup for 3-4 more lattes


  • Small saucepan
    Smallish jar with tight-fitting lid
    A way to make espresso
    Tall glass


  • Brew espresso

Additional Notes

The longer this sits in the fridge, the better it gets.

Thank you to Half Baked Harvest for the recipe!

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