The Best Iced Nespresso Mint Lattes

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Iced Nespresso Mint Lattes! This latte is all about the fresh mint. It is made with a fresh mint and honey simple syrup. And, of course, you can add whatever amount your taste buds desire. Either way, it’s fun, it’s fresh, and it’s minty.

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Perks of this Mint Latte:

  • Dairy-free
  • Refined sugar-free
  • Minty and super fresh!
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Tips for the Perfect Iced Nespresso Mint Lattes:

  • Espresso – Nespresso is my go-to! If you have not tried this brand yet you definitely should treat yourself. It is phenomenal! You’ll never look at coffee the same way again. 😉 Just a heads up though, regular coffee works here as well.
  • Mint – You will only want to use fresh mint in this recipe. (Tip: Use either a large handful of mint from your garden, or purchase a 5 oz package from the store). Also, I like to rip a lot of the leaves in half, because it releases those essential oils much faster.
  • Honey – Beeyond The Hive honey is a great option. It’s all natural and raw from the hive. The one I use is shown below.
  • Simple Syrup – You can store this in the refrigerator for up to 1-2 weeks. This will make multiple drinks. And once made, prep time will be under five minutes.
  • Milk – My favorite dairy-free alternative is The Original Oatly Oat Milk. It is super creamy and delicious. And in my opinion, the oat flavor is very subtle – I can’t tell. I do not know how they do it, but the flavors are perfectly balanced.
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  • Frothing – Frothed milk is a necessity to all lattes. As I am a self-proclaimed Nespresso nut, I use their Aeroccino, which can froth both hot and cold milk. But, if you don’t have one, there are several other methods such as an immersion blender, a frothing wand, a pump frother, hand whisk or even hand mixer…and I would pretty much put them in that order.

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Iced Nespresso Mint Lattes


  • Author: Naomi
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Inactive Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 person 1x

Description

This latte is all about the fresh mint. It is made with a fresh mint and honey simple syrup. And, of course, you can add whatever amount your taste buds desire. Either way, it’s fun, it’s fresh, and it’s minty.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • FRESH MINT SIMPLE SYRUP:
  • 1 cup Water, filtered
  • 3/4 cup Beeyond The Hive Raw Wildflower Honey
  • 1 big bunch Organic Fresh Mint Leaves
  • ICED NESPRESSO MINT LATTES:
  • 2 pods Arpeggio Nespresso Pods, brewed (equivalent to 3 ounces)
  • Fresh Mint Simple Syrup
  • The Original Oatly Oat Milk (No dairy, no nuts, no gluten), or milk of choice
  • Ice
  • Fresh Mint Leaves, for garnish
  • For 2 Pods: Use 1 1/2 tbsp of fresh mint syrup for a lightly sweet latte, or more for a sweeter latte, and 1/2 cup milk
  • For 1 Pod: Use 1 1/2 tsp up to 1 tbsp fresh mint syrup, depending on how sweet you want it, and 1/3 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Make the simple syrup: In a small pot, warm the water to almost boiling. Remove from the heat and stir in the honey until fully dissolved.
  2. Steep: Stir in the mint; cover and steep for 1-4 hours. (The longer the better).
  3. Discard the mint: Strain the honey mixture and discard the mint. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. Espresso: Once espresso is brewed, add the syrup and stir to dissolve.
  5. Assemble: Froth the milk, and top an ice-filled glass with the frothed milk and Nespresso and give it a light stir.
  6. Garnish: Top with fresh mint leaves and enjoy!

Notes

  • Mint: You will only want to use fresh mint in this recipe. (Tip: Use either a large handful of mint from your garden, or purchase a 5 oz package from the store). Also, I like to rip a lot of the leaves in half, because it releases those essential oils much faster. 
  • Simple Syrup: You can store this in the refrigerator for up to 1-2 weeks. This will make multiple drinks. And once made, prep time will be under five minutes.
  • Frother: If you don’t have one, there are several other methods such as an immersion blender, a frothing wand, a pump frother, hand whisk or even hand mixer.
  • Category: Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Coffee Drinks, Coffee Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Honey, Iced Coffee Recipes, Iced Latte, Mint, Refined Sugar Free, Simple Syrup, Summer, Summer Recipes

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