Earl Grey Lavender Latte

Ingredients:

Tea

  • 1 tablespoon loose leaf Earl Grey tea
  • 1 teaspoon food grade lavender
  • 1 hot cup water
  • ½ cup organic whole milk, steamed
  • ½ -1 teaspoon vanilla lavender syrup to taste

Vanilla Lavender Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup local honey (or sugar)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons culinary lavender buds
  • 1 vanilla bean, split open with seeds removed

Directions:

Combine earl grey loose leaf tea and culinary lavender in a tea infuser.  Place infuser into hot cup of water until you have brewed a strong cup of Lavender Earl Grey tea.  Steam your milk and add steamed milk and vanilla lavender syrup (recipe below) to freshly brewed cup of tea.

Mix and sip!

Syrup:
Combine the honey (or sugar) and water to a saucepan. Bring to a boil while stirring. Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the lavender, the seeds from the vanilla bean, and the vanilla pod. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, until the mixture starts to thicken. Let cool slightly then pour through a mesh strainer to remove lavender and the vanilla beans. Store the syrup into a glass jar or bottle.

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