Photo: Date Sweetened Latte

Date Sweetened Latte

Warm up with this sweet Date Latte, no espresso machine needed!

Yield: 
4 Lattes

Recipe Categories:

Beverages Vegan

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:21pm

Ingredients: 
  • 4 cups almond milk

Espresso

  • 2 Tablespoons coffee, espresso grind
  • 1 cup water

Date Syrup

  • ½ cup dates, pitted
  • 1 cup water
Instructions: 
  1. Over medium heat, bring the almond milk to a boil.
  2. While the almond milk is cooking, boil 1 cup water for the espresso shot.
  3. Place coffee grounds in a French press. Splash some of the boiling water onto the coffee grounds to “bloom”, let rest for 30 seconds. Add the remaining espresso water and let rest for 4 minutes.
  4. Over high heat, bring 1 cup water to a boil for the date syrup.
  5. Once water is boiling, add the dates. Remove from heat and let rest 15 minutes.
  6. Transfer dates and water to a blender and blend on high.
  7. Strain through a fine sieve. Strained syrup can be stored in a jar for 4-5 days.
  8. In a mug, mix 1 Tablespoon date syrup, 2 Tablespoons espresso, and ¾ cup warmed milk. Serve hot and enjoy!