We love our coffee twists at Brit HQ: First there was the minty affogato, then the coffee cones, and even coffee lemonade! Well this time, we’re trying rose lattes with a Persian twist, adding cardamom and saffron. The espresso/rose aroma is amazing, and the tang of cardamom gives a delicate, spicy touch. Grab a Turkish Delight for a snack and settle in with a warm mug.

Spiced Rose Latte Recipe

Ingredients:

Serves 2

  • 2 cups milk
  • 8 cardamom pods, lightly bashed
  • ½ teaspoon rose water
  • 1/2 teaspoon red/pink food coloring gel
  • 2 shots espresso
  • 2 teaspoons dried rose petals
  • 2 small pinches of saffron strands
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
Get Your Caffeine Hit With Our Rose Cardamom Latte Recipe!

Instructions:

  1. Pour the milk into a milk pan or saucepan. Add the cardamom seeds, rose water, and food coloring gel (you may need a little less or a little more, depending on the brand). Stir, and warm over a low-to-medium heat until the milk is almost boiling. Turn off the heat and discard the cardamom pods. Use a frother or whisk to froth the pink milk.
  2. Pour an espresso shot into each glass. Top with the pink spiced milk, and spoon a little extra froth on top. Sprinkle rose petals and a pinch of saffron on top and serve with a sprig of fresh thyme.
Get Your Caffeine Hit With Our Rose Cardamom Latte Recipe!

Pour the milk into a milk pan or saucepan. Add the cardamom seeds, rose water, and food coloring gel (you may need a little less or a little more, depending on the brand). Stir, and warm over a low-to-medium heat until the milk is almost boiling. Turn off the heat and discard the cardamom pods. Use a frother or whisk to froth the pink milk.

Get Your Caffeine Hit With Our Rose Cardamom Latte Recipe!

Pour an espresso shot into each glass. Top with the pink spiced milk, and spoon a little extra froth on top. Sprinkle rose petals and a pinch of saffron on top and serve with a sprig of fresh thyme.

Spiced Rose Latte Recipe

Add a little honey for sweetness if needed — it goes better with the rose than sugar.

Spiced Rose Latte Recipe

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