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This Biscoff latte is a smooth, easy-to-make treat, perfect for coffee lovers! Caramelized cookie butter and your favorite warm milk combine in this Biscoff coffee recipe to create a cozy, indulgent drink. The best part? All you need is just 4 ingredients and 10 minutes to make it!
Cookie butter in coffee? Yes please! If you love Biscoff cookie spread, this hot Biscoff latte will be your new favorite special coffee. This delicious coffee drink has the perfect balance of sweet and bitter notes, and makes the perfect drink to whip up anytime you need a morning (or afternoon) pick me up!
This indulgent coffee beverage combines the rich flavors of Biscoff cookies with the smooth and robust taste of espresso and steamed milk. Biscoff cookies, also known as Speculoos or Lotus cookies, are caramelized biscuits with a distinct spiced flavor and notes of cinnamon, ginger and brown sugar.
This delicious cookie butter latte is a great hot coffee option, but you can also make it an iced Biscoff latte! Melted cookie butter makes this recipe sweet and creamy with a flavor reminiscent of gingerbread cookies. This recipe is easy to make and easy to customize, and is a great way to change up your morning cup of coffee.
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👩🏽🍳 Why This Recipe Works
- Quick and easy
- Delicious drink
- Tastes just like Biscoff biscuits in a cup!
- Just like a coffee shop drink!
- Naturally vegan and gluten free
- Takes only 8 minutes of total time to make!
- Can be hot or iced – great any time of year
- Perfect way to switch up your regular coffee!
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Making this Biscoff cookie coffee is so easy! All you need is a handful of simple ingredients, all of which can be found at any grocery store. Get the full list of ingredients and detailed instructions from the recipe card at the bottom of this post.
- Biscoff Spread: Biscoff spread is the main ingredient for flavor in this Biscoff coffee latte. It’s a spread made of Lotus Speculoos cookies. These cookies have a buttery spicy cinnamon flavor, and Biscoff spread has that same flavor in a peanut-butter-like consistency.
- Almond Milk: I used unsweetened almond milk, but you can use your milk of choice. Feel free to use a dairy milk like whole milk or low-fat milk if you don’t need to keep this a vegan Biscoff latte recipe. Or, to keep it vegan friendly, you can also use oat milk, coconut milk, or any plant based milk alternative!
- Espresso Shot: A single or double shot of espresso coffee, whatever you prefer, makes this drink a true latte. You can use decaf espresso as well.
- Crumbled Biscoff Cookie: This topping is optional but so delicious to a have a crunchy element in this drinks. It’s a homemade Biscoff latte Starbucks style!
Mix Biscoff Spread And Milk: Heat the Biscoff spread and almond milk in a small saucepan over a medium heat, stirring constantly to ensure the spread doesn’t stick and burn.
Heat & Froth: Continue to heat until the spread has completely melted. Remove from the heat. Froth milk mixture with an immersion blender or a handheld frother.
Add Espresso: Add one espresso shot to a mug.
Add Frothed Milk: Pour the hot Biscoff milk mixture into the mug with the espresso.
Serve: Top with cookie crumbs, if desired, and serve immediately.
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- If you don’t have a milk frother or immersion blender you can pour the heated milk mixture and espresso shot into a blender and blend to create a frothy delicious latte. Or, if you have an espresso machine with a milk steamer, you can use that as well. Just add milk to the steamer’s pitcher, put it under the steam wand and turn it on. Make sure hold the pitcher at an angle so that the foam doesn’t all collect at the top, and once it’s nice and foamy, you’re done!
- Use fresh ground coffee beans for this lotus Biscoff latte recipe, and use a dark roast coffee for more coffee flavor.
- For best results, do not boil the milk and Biscoff spread while heating it, and make sure to continually stir the Biscoff milk to prevent burning.
- If you don’t have an espresso machine you can use instant coffee powder, just make it a little stronger than normal.
There are so many different ways to change up this coffee drink! Here are a few of our favorites:
- Biscoff Iced Latte: Making this an iced homemade Biscoff latte is simple! Instead of heating or frothing the milk, you’ll mix the hot espresso and lotus Biscoff cookie butter until well combined, add ice cubes to cool down the mixture, and then add your milk.
- Extra Toppings: You can top your Biscoff cookie butter latte with other toppings like whipped cream, shredded coconut, a drizzle of caramel sauce, maple syrup, peanut butter, or chocolate sauce, a sprinkle of cinnamon, nutmeg or cardamom, or even a few mini chocolate chips. You can also add 1 tsp brown sugar or coconut sugar for extra sweetness.
- Make It For Kids: You can make cookie butter milk for a sweet treat for kids by simply omitting the coffee from this recipe! Follow the first two steps (through frothing the Biscoff milk mixture), and then just pour it into a mug for kids to enjoy.
Biscoff, also known as Lotus Biscoff cookies, Speculoos, or Lotus cookies, is a brand of traditional Belgian cookies. These cookies are made from a combination of wheat flour, sugar, vegetable oil, and a blend of spices, including cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, and sometimes cardamom.
They have a shortbread cookie like texture, with a spiced cinnamon and deep caramel flavor. Today, you can find Biscoff in all kinds of forms – from the original cookies, to Biscoff spread, and even ice cream!
I love using them in this Biscoff mug cake recipe, and of course, this delicious Biscoff latte!
This will vary from recipe to recipe and will depend on the type of milk and the amount of cookie butter and added sugar you use, but a typical cookie butter latte recipe tends to be around 200 calories and over 20 grams of sugar.
Our recipe is a healthier version than the traditional and comes in at only 115 calories and 5 grams of sugar, but tastes just as good as any coffee shop Biscoff coffee!
Biscoff cookie butter coffee tastes like a creamier and milkier version of cinnamon spiced Biscoff shortbread cookies and espresso!
When mixed with coffee, the cookie butter adds a creamy, buttery sweetness that complements the coffee’s natural bitterness. What you end up with is a harmonious blend of smooth coffee notes with the rich, spiced, and caramel-like flavors of the cookie butter.
Overall, cookie butter coffee can be described as a warm, slightly sweet, and slightly spiced coffee drink that is perfect for anyone looking for a comforting and indulgent beverage.
Biscoff cookie butter spread is made of Lotus Biscoff shortbread cookies called Speculoos cookies, which are combined with a variety of other ingredients like fats, flour, and sugar to help turn the ground cookies into a spreadable consistency.
The main ingredients for Biscoff spread are: Biscoff cookies, canola oil, sugar, soy lecithin, and citric acid.
A homemade Biscoff latte is best enjoyed immediately, but you could refrigerate it for 24 hours in an airtight container like a travel coffee cup with a lid or a mason jar. Feel free to heat it again before serving, or just serve it chilled straight from the fridge.
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- 1 tbsp Biscoff spread
- ¾ cup Unsweetened almond milk
- 1 Espresso shot
- 1 Crumbled Biscoff cookie optional
- Heat the Biscoff spread and almond milk in a small saucepan over a medium heat, stirring constantly to ensure the spread doesn’t stick and burn.
- Continue to heat until the spread has completely melted.
- Remove from the heat.
- Froth the milk mixture with an immersion blender or a milk frother.
- Add one espresso shot to a mug.
- Pour the hot Biscoff milk into the mug.
- Top with cookie crumbs, if desired, and serve immediately.
- If you don’t have an espresso machine you can use instant coffee, just make it a little stronger than normal.
- Do not boil the milk and biscoff spread when heating.
- Continuously stir the biscoff milk to prevent burning.
- 1 tsp brown sugar or coconut sugar can be added to the milk if you’d prefer extra sweetness.
- Be sure to use the smooth biscoff spread so you wont have any lumps in your coffee.
- If you don’t have a milk frother or immersion blender you can pour the heated milk mixture and espresso shot into a blender and blend to create a frothy delicious latte.
- Any plant based milk will work in this recipe.
- Nutrition information doesn’t include crumbled Biscoff cookies on top or any additional toppings.