A lovely marriage of sophisticated, smoky black teas and delicate French lavender from Provence with a kiss of vanilla. This latte charms with notes of crème brûlée and will leave you dreaming of lavender fields forever. 

Black Lavender Vanilla Latte

Ingredients (makes 2 lattes)

  • 2 sachets Black Lavender 
  • 1 1/2 milk or alternative milk of your choice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp natural blue/purple food coloring powder (optional)
  • Dried rose petals and lavender for garnish 

Directions

  1. Bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to a boil.
  2. Pour 16 oz water over 2 sachets of Black Lavender.
  3. Steep 5 minutes.
  4. While your tea steeps, add milk, vanilla bean paste and honey to a small pot.
  5. Warm milk mixture over medium low heat until small bubbles form around the edges. Once small bubbles appear, remove from heat.
  6. After 5 minutes remove tea sachets and discard.
  7. Add 8 oz tea to each latte mug. 
  8. Add food coloring to milk (if using).
  9. Froth milk with a handheld milk frother until foamy, but not stiff.
  10. Top tea with steamed milk and garnish with rose petals and lavender to your hearts content.
  11. Enjoy.