Gingerbread Latte and Syrup

You all will probably be seeing lots of hot drinks in the upcoming weeks here on Ya Salam Cooking. The weather is starting to cool down here, it’s still hot during the days but the mornings and nights are chilly and nothing warms me up like a warm drinking and pretending its autumn. I have had to sadly watch from the screen as everyone post about their fabulous pumpkin spice and gingerbread lattes so this morning I woke up with the intention to make my own. I did and it was great plus now I have my own pumpkin spice and gingerbread syrups.

Gingerbread syrup:
1 cup water
1 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon molasses
1 (1-inch) piece of ginger or 1 tablespoon ground
1 cinnamon stick or 1/2 tablespoon ground
7 whole cloves

1. In a small saucepan on high heat add water and sugar, mix well. Add molasses, ginger, cinnamon and cloves, mix well. Bring to a full boil then reduce heat to low. Allow to cook stirring every once in a while for 15 minutes.

2. Allow to cool then strain and place in a glass container.

Gingerbread latte:
1 shot of espresso or 1 cup of black coffee
1/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon gingerbread syrup
Whip cream and maple syrup for topping, optional

*For the last 20 years, the people of Bergen, Norway have tried to make the world’s largest gingerbread house city.

6 Responses to Gingerbread Latte and Syrup

  • bobbi says:

    I was so close to buying the pre-made syrup at starbucks (ryan stepped in and was the voice of reason!) I’m going to try this first!! :D Thanks!

  • Noor says:

    LOL I made this all because of you girl I was about to come tweet you lol. I am in the process of making all their syrups at home :p

  • Noor says:

    You should make your own you can make your own better versions :) AT least we know what is really in them lol

    • From Yeast to Zest says:

      I may just do that right now inshAllah and take it to my friends house if I go tonight. I need some caffeine in my life. :)

  • Noor says:

    I was thinking little small gingerbread men would look so cute popped into the whip cream but I got to lazy to make them.

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