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Iced Lavender Latte

The essence of summer can be captured in many flavors, but few are as distinct and refreshing as lavender. Its unique floral notes bring a calming, aromatic twist to many dishes and drinks. When infused into an iced latte, lavender transforms a classic beverage into a sublime experience, making the Iced Lavender Latte the perfect summer refreshment. Join us as we share an easy recipe for making your own Iced Lavender Latte, explore what makes this drink so special, and suggest some perfect pairings to enhance your coffee experience.


Creating an Iced Lavender Latte at home is simpler than you might think. Here’s how to make this floral-infused beverage that’s bound to become your new favorite summer drink.


• 1/2 cup sugar
• 1/2 cup water
• 2 tablespoons dried lavender buds
• 8 ounces iced coffee or cold brew
• Frothed milk
• Ice


• Saucepan
• Spoon
• Strainer
• Iced coffee or cold brew equipment
• Tall glass
• Milk frother


1. Prepare your iced coffee or cold brew in advance.

2. In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, and dried lavender buds.

3. Heat the mixture until the sugar fully dissolves and it begins to simmer.

4. Turn the heat off and use a strainer to remove the lavender buds.

5. Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour in your coffee or cold brew, adding two tablespoons of the lavender simple syrup. Adjust the syrup quantity based on your taste preference. If you prefer a lighter taste, add only one tablespoon of syrup.

6. Top off your coffee with frothed milk and enjoy your iced lavender latte!

What is an iced lavender latte?

An Iced Lavender Latte combines the rich, bold flavors of coffee or cold brew with the sweet, floral notes of lavender. This drink is perfect for those who appreciate the complexity of coffee and are looking for something unique and refreshing. It’s a modern twist on traditional coffee, offering a distinctive taste that’s both soothing and invigorating.

What does an iced lavender latte taste like?

An Iced Lavender Latte offers a harmonious balance of flavors. The initial taste is the familiar boldness of coffee, immediately followed by the sweet and floral notes of lavender. This combination creates a beverage that is both refreshing and comforting. The lavender not only adds a wonderful aroma but also a subtle sweetness that complements the coffee’s natural punch, resulting in a drink that’s complex and utterly satisfying.


What are the benefits of lavender lattes?

Incorporating lavender into your latte isn’t just about the taste; it also brings several benefits. Lavender is renowned for its antioxidants and calming properties, which are believed to reduce tension and stress. When combined with the stimulating effects of coffee, the lavender in your latte can help balance energy and relaxation, making it an ideal beverage for both starting your day with a peaceful mindset and unwinding in the afternoon.

What coffee is best for an iced lavender latte?

For those looking to create the perfect Iced Lavender Latte or any iced coffee creation at home, our Moka Java Coffee is an excellent choice. Its rich and complex flavor profile, featuring golden raisin, brown sugar, jasmine, and sweet berries, makes it ideal for iced coffee, providing an aromatic, flavorful, and balanced base that complements the lavender syrup beautifully. And if you’re a fan of cold brew, our Cold Brew, Coarse Ground Coffee, is specially designed for cold brewing, offering a smooth, sweet, and well-balanced cup that’s perfect for those hot summer days.

What pairs well with an iced lavender latte?

To further enhance your Iced Lavender Latte experience, consider pairing it with a complementary treat. Here are some suggestions:

Coffee Ice Cream: The richness of coffee ice cream pairs beautifully with the floral notes of the lavender latte, creating a luxurious and indulgent summer treat. Explore our Coffee Ice Cream Recipe for the perfect homemade accompaniment.

Gingerbread and Coffee Biscotti: The spiciness of gingerbread and the crunchiness of biscotti offer a notable contrast to the smooth and floral latte. Our Biscotti Recipe is a must-try.

Candied Pecan Almond Cookie: For a sweet and nutty snack, these almond coffee cookies are a match made in heaven. Check out our Almond Coffee Cookies Recipe for a delicious, gluten-free snack.

The Iced Lavender Latte is a summertime sensation that brings a touch of calm and elegance to your coffee routine. Whether enjoyed alone for a moment of peace or paired with a delicious treat, it’s a testament to the versatility and joy that coffee can bring to our lives.

To explore more recipes, visit our blog. To discover more delicious coffee, shop San Francisco Bay Coffee today!

Suggested Coffee for Cold Brew

Moka Java, 2 lb Bag
Moka Java, 2 lb Bag
Moka Java, 2 lb Bag
Moka Java, 2 lb Bag
Moka Java, 2 lb Bag
Moka Java, 2 lb Bag
Moka Java, 2 lb Bag
Moka Java, 2 lb Bag

Moka Java, 2 lb Bag


Our Moka Java Blend is a mix of coffee from Indonesia and Africa. This delicious medium roast has flavor notes of golden raisin, brown sugar, jasmine and finishes with sweet berry.

Roast Level: Medium

Tasting Notes: Aromatic, Flavorful and Balanced

Making Cold Brew