Spice up your next latte at home with this cinnamon and maple syrup recipe. Find out why maple syrup is such a great alternative compared to other sweeteners.
What is a Maple Latte and Why Use Maple Syrup?
A maple latte is any coffee or latte with maple syrup added to it. So why would you want to use maple syrup instead of sugar or artificial sweeteners? Well, it turns out natural sweeteners like maple syrup contain less empty calories and can actually provide some health benefits. For example, maple syrup is high in antioxidants and contains iron, calcium, manganese, and zinc. These minerals help promote the production of red blood cells, strong bones, and your immunity to diseases. Overall, if you want to reduce calorie intake, keep your blood sugar level lower, or have more energy throughout the day, maple syrup might be a great alternative for you.
Cinnamon Maple Latte Recipe
- 2 tbsp of Waka instant coffee
- 1/2 cup of hot water
- 3/4 cup of oat milk
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 pinch of cinnamon
- Whip cream (optional)
- In a cup, mix Waka instant coffee with hot water.
- Froth your milk with a frother.
- Pour maple syrup into a mug.
- Pour hot coffee into the mug and then top with frothed milk.
- Top with whipped cream and cinnamon.