Try This: Rosemary Latte

Rosemary and honey syrup recipeI was inspired by my sister's . So, like any good little sister, I decided to make some too. 🙂 I happened to have some left over rosemary in my refrigerator and so I decided to try a rosemary latte. I had never had one before but I love the smell and taste of rosemary. I have been obsessed with making homemade lattes after getting an  for Christmas.
Rosemary and honey syrupFirst I made a rosemary and honey syrup.

1 cup water
1/2 cup honey
2 sprigs of fresh rosemary.

Bring the water and honey to a boil while stirring to dissolve the honey. Turn the heat down to a simmer and add the rosemary sprigs. Let this cook down for 10-12 minutes until the mixture has thicken some. Remove from heat and allow to cool before use.Rosemary LatteI still have a ways to go with my latte making skills. But I must say that a rosemary latte is my new favorite! I love how the syrup turned out the perfect amount of sweet and savory without being too overpowering. I store my syrup in the refrigerator and will probably use most of it up within two weeks. Oh, and do you see how there is a rosemary sprig in the bottle? I just added that for aesthetics. It's not really necessary, so if you create this at home feel free to leave it out if you wish. Happy morning coffee! xo. Didier

  • Hmmm…when I saw the title I thought “nahh…rosemary latte?”here in Greece we mostly use it in roast and things like this…but after reading your post,something changed and you got me.i’ll give it a try

  • I want an espresso machine so bad! I love all your recipes for the syrups! 🙂 Hopefully someday soon I will be able to make them myself 🙂

  • I’m not a big coffee drinker (actually none at all, hate the smell and the taste), but I can picture the honey-rosemary-taste in my hot milk. I’ll definitely give it a try soon.
    btw: Hello from Germany. :o)

  • This is one latte i haven’t tried before and was a little hesitant when it involved rosemary but it does kinda work. Thanks for yet another great latte idea!

    Lulu xx

  • I’ve had an espresso machine for 3 weeks now and I’m crazy about it. I definitely want to try making my own coffee syrups. I would have never thought of rosemary and honey. Thanks for sharing Didier!
    xo Allison

  • That looks great and I done it before some years but I forgot the recipe. Great to see it, thanks. Have a nice day.

  • This seems so fresh (both in taste and the creative idea!) You gals are so experimental 🙂 Love it!

  • This looks soooooooo good!
    Thanks for making such AWESOME post, your blog is the best blog i have ever viewed!

  • It sounds so tasty, that I think I will start drinking coffee just to have a chance of making such a syrup!

  • I would have never put those flavors together but it sounds good.

  • I can’t drink coffee but I really like the sound of the rosemary syrup so will definitely make some to have in steamed milk 🙂

  • I don’t drink coffee, but I will try putting in my tea, see how that goes! Such pretty pics I had to try it for myself 🙂

  • I think that all of your projects looks so amazing. And they are very inspiring, too. Who does not want to have all of this lovely home made stuff?

  • that sounds really great – i’m a huge fan of lattes but have never gone the rosemary route. thanks for the inspiration!

  • This is unique I love it! I usually just buy pre-made syrups but you girls have inspired me to make some of my own and use some of my starting to wilt, herbs in the garden!

    Also just incase you were interested I recently did a post on my blog about Becoming a Home Barista, it’s full of tips for using an expresso machine which you may find useful:

    xoxo Becky 🙂

  • I love that in the dead of winter my Rosemary is still thriving in the garden. Who knew it was an evergreen? Love this, will have to try!

  • I LOVE rosemary in sweet stuff. (Lavendar too… but that’s probably more common, right?) Rosemary in shortbread cookies is fab.

    I can’t wait until summer and I can have an herb garden – these syrup recipes have started a serious hankering!

  • At first when I read ‘rosemary latte’ I was a little surprised in the flavor combination, but now that I think about it, if it’s combined with honey, it must be delicious. I think this would be even better with a few grates of fresh ginger!


  • We have lavender syrup at work (I work at a coffee shop) that I have always wanted to try, this sounds really good too!

  • not sure if i’m brave enough to stray from my favorites – but this is certainly an interesting idea!

    xx kelly

  • Wow…this sounds really lovely and a great idea for more than just a latte too!!!

    Thanks for sharing such a great idea!

  • For the none coffee drinkers . . .think about putting this in tea. Mmmmmmmmmm

  • I loved it!!! The taste is just perfect.. Drinking rosemary coffee and blogging about it as we speak!


  • I need to try to make my own syrup. I have some mint in the fridge that is starting to look a bit sad. I think it would be awesome to mix mint syrup with hot chocolate.

  • Thank you so much for this recipe! Look, I was seriously wishfully imaginging it:


  • This is actually surprisingly delicious. The rosemary and honey flavors are subtle and compliment the espresso. I don’t have an espresso machine so I made a Turkish latte instead. Thanks for the constant inspiration!

  • Would this taste ok just in regular coffee for those of us without an espresso machine?

  • It’s up to us little sisters to copy everything the older does….even when we’re all grown up, haha! Love this idea! Thanks for sharing, lattes are my favorite!
    ~ Hanna

  • I never even realized you could make a latte from home without a fancy machine-trying this out asap, thanks!

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