Chilled Bourbon-Vanilla Latte

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min (includes cooling and chilling time)
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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2 shots espresso, chilled

1 to 2 tablespoons Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup, recipe follows

1 shot bourbon 

1 cup whole milk, warmed and frothed 

Cinnamon, for dusting, optional 

Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup:

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped


  1. Combine the espresso, Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup and bourbon in a cocktail shaker with a few ice cubes. Shake for 10 seconds. Put the ice cubes in a tall glass, pour over the espresso mixture and top with warm, frothy milk. Dust with cinnamon if desired and serve.

Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup:

Yield: 1 cup
  1. Combine the sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook until sugar has melted, about 3 minutes. Add the vanilla bean and seeds. Let cool to room temperature, then remove the vanilla bean. Transfer the syrup to a bowl, cover and chill until cold.