Friday, August 12, 2005
Near perfection - Vanilla Cinnamon Latte
It's Sugar High Friday again! This is the 11th edition, and it's hosted by Ronald from LoveSicily. My entry is.. a bit of a cheat really, it doesn't actually contain any sugar, and it's not much of a dessert either. I promise to make more of an effort next month. :)
Faithful readers know how much I love Starbucks. And how annoying that is, since we don't have Starbucks in Sweden. I did buy a bag of Starbucks beans last time I was near one, I haven't opened the bag yet though. I don't think it'll be the same. But oh well.
This cup of latte was very close to perfection for me. I usually don't drink coffee in the mornings, or even every day, but.. sometimes, it's needed. Like when I woke up with an entirely sore body after working out, having been stupid enough to book a spinning class the day after my very first BodyPump session. I could barely walk. But I could make it to the kitchen for this, thankfully.
So, what's in that big blue mug? (The mug, by the way, is from Åsa Klockars in Rättvik. Gorgeous pottery, I have several other pieces, all in her beautiful trademark turqouise.) It's a cup of homemade mocha from my mocha maker, mixed with a tablespoon of DaVinci sugarfree (with Splenda) vanilla syrup, about an ounce of fat-free milk heated and frothy, and a heavy sprinkle of cinnamon. I'll be making this many more times.
If you're looking for something sweeter, try my Cappuccino Cupcakes!