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Lavender Tea Latte

This lavender tea latte has a hint of floral lavender paired with black tea and foamy almond milk. It is a calming way to start your day, or take a mid-afternoon break.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lavender latte, lavender tea latte
Servings: 2
Calories: 35kcal
Author: Alison Corey

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp loose leaf tea or black tea bag
  • 2 cups water
  • ¾ cups almond milk
  • 2 tsp lavender leaves 1 tsp for garnish, 1 tsp for tea
  • 2 tsp maple syrup optional

Instructions

  • Heat water and steep tea and lavender leaves together in an infuser for 3-4 minutes. If you'd prefer, use a tea bag, and add the lavender to the water. If you use this method, you'll need to strain the lavender leaves.
  • Pour tea into two mugs about ¾ full.
  • Prepare your foamed milk by heating on medium and whisking until frothy. Do not bring the milk to a boil. Whisk quickly in short strokes to create a frothy foam.
  • Top tea with milk . Scoop the foam gently with a spoon, and add to the top of the latte.
  • Top with a pinch of lavender leaves and enjoy.

Notes

  • Make sure your lavender is food grade.
  • Use your favorite black tea. I like English Breakfast or Early Gray.
  • If you'd prefer a caffeine free tea, I recommend chamomile.
  • Almond milk froths easily, however, you can use a different type of plant milk if you prefer.

Nutrition

Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 1mg