Starbucks Recipes : Cinnamon Dolce Latte & Iced Coffee

Ingredients:

1 cup filtered water

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1-2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 cup hot coffee

2 tablespoon cream or 1/2 cup milk

Directions:

To make a cinnamon syrup, combine water and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Heat on very low heat for 5 minutes, whisking often. Remove from heat. Pour cinnamon syrup into a glass jar and store sealed in the refrigerator.

To make a latte, combine 1 tablespoon of cinnamon syrup with 1 tablespoon of maple syrup plus remaining ingredients. Add additional maple syrup if you like it sweeter.

Iced Coffee

Ingredients:

1 pound ground coffee (good, rich roast)

8 quarts cold waterhalf-and-half (healthy splash per serving)

sweetened condensed milk(2-3 tablespoons per serving)

Note: Can use skim milk, 2 percent milk, whole milk, sugar, artificial sweeteners, syrups — adapt to your liking

Directions:

In a large container, mix ground coffee with water. Cover and allow to sit at room temperature eight hours or overnight.

Line a fine mesh strainer with cheesecloth and set over a pitcher or other container. Pour coffee-watermixture through the strainer, allowing all liquid to run through. Discard grounds. Place coffee liquid in the fridge and allow to cool. Use as needed.

To make iced coffee, pack a glass full of ice cubes. Fill glass 2/3 full with coffee liquid. Add a healthy splash ofhalf-and- half. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk (can use plain sugar instead) and stir to combine.

Taste and adjust half-and-half and/or sweetened condensed milk as needed.

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