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Easy Maple Cinnamon Latte

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This easy, naturally sweetened Maple Cinnamon Latte recipe is a delicious, lightly sweetened latte flavored with pure maple syrup and cinnamon. Made with espresso or brewed coffee, it’s a fall morning beverage you’ll love!

Maple Cinnamon Latte in a glass mug with fall leaves.

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And the best thing about this Maple Cinnamon Latte recipe? It couldn’t be simpler to make at home without any special equipment! Honestly, this is one of my favorite hot drinks to make during fall.

Top down image of frothed milk on top of a Maple Cinnamon Latte sprinkled with ground cinnamon.

Why I love this recipe

When the days grow chilly and blustery, and the leaves turn brilliant shades of red, gold, orange, and brown, a morning latte isn’t far from our minds.

Flavored lattes, like my Pumpkin Spice Latte, are always a fall favorite with the warming mix of spices inspired by the pumpkin season.

Or a Gingerbread Latte as the holidays are near with its mellow flavor combination of molasses and brown sugar. Sweet flavors remind us of everything we love about gingerbread at Christmas.

And as the days grow even darker and colder, adding a London Fog Drink is always a welcome pleasure.

This Maple Cinnamon Latte will be yet another flavored latte to add to the fall and winter beverages we love. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make at home with a few simple ingredients.

Frothing milk with a handheld milk frother.

How to Froth Milk

Begin by heating the milk. Here are the best tips on which milk to use and how to heat it:

  • Use fresh milk: This is key to getting the best foam. Milk that has sat in the refrigerator for a while doesn’t foam as well as fresh milk.
  • Whole milk foams best because it has the highest milk fat: A 2% milk also works.
  • Scald the milk for best results: This means the milk will be hot but not simmering. I find this video tutorial really helpful.

How to Froth Milk with a Milk Frother

A handheld milk frother is one of the easiest tools to use when frothing milk. It’s inexpensive and a great tool to have on hand. Here’s how to use it.

  1. Heat the milk to scalding.
  2. Transfer milk to a tall container and hold at an angle.
  3. Move the frother up and down until foam begins to form, about 20 seconds. Tap on the counter to break up large bubbles.

How to Froth Milk with a Whisk

If you don’t have a handheld milk frother on hand, you can also use a whisk to froth milk. This method takes a bit longer and doesn’t result in a foam that is as bubbly. Here’s how to froth milk with a whisk.

  1. Heat the milk to scalding.
  2. Whisk the milk vigorously until foamy.
  3. Pour into a pitcher, and tap on the counter to break down large bubbles.
Side view of Maple Cinnamon Latte in a glass mug with cinnamon sticks.


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Cinnamon Maple Latte

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

This easy Maple Cinnamon Latte is a delicious, lightly sweetened latte flavored with pure maple syrup and cinnamon. Made with espresso or brewed coffee, it's a fall morning beverage you'll love.


  • 1 cup strongly brewed coffee or espresso
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 cup whole milk


  1. In a coffee mug, mix hot coffee, maple syrup, and cinnamon, and ground cloves.
  2. Steam the milk until warm and frothy. Milk can be scalded in a microwave or in a small saucepan. Froth the milk using a milk frother or with a whisk.
  3. Spoon the frothed milk over the coffee and garnish it with a pinch of cinnamon.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 258Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 119mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 0gSugar: 36gProtein: 8g

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