The idea for a Spiced Mocha Latte came to me as I was reading that Nespresso is hosting a contest. Last week the ingredient of choice was chocolate, along coffee and milk. Instead of a regular mocha, I wanted to created an aromatic, spice-infused version that will warm you up from the inside. My spices of choice were cardamon, cloves and cinnamon, making my home smell like Christmas! In my opionion it’s never too early for that ;)
My new favorite drink at Starbucks is the Vanilla Spice Latte. Usually I find Starbucks’ signature drinks overly sweet but with the Vanilla Spice Latte I was pleasantly surprised. The spices-infused syrup adds a nice contrast to the sweetness of the vanilla. It is a tasty treat on a cold winter day and the spices will warm you up from the inside.