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When I’m not drinking coffee, I look to tea.
One of my favorite drinks is a London Fog, which is a little bit of vanilla syrup, earl grey tea, and steamed milk.
I am not so indoctrinated into my job yet to deny the fact that I enjoy sweet beverages.
Many coffee connoisseurs are purists who like straight espresso or traditional drinks like the cortado.
The London Fog has that bottom layer of vanilla syrup that gives the drink just the right amount of sweetness to appeal to my rookie taste buds.
Without further adieu…
Here’s what you’ll need:
2+ tsp vanilla syrup, depending on the size of your mug and your preference (get my 5 minute recipe here!)
1 earl grey tea bag
a bit of boiling water
1 c milk (this measurement is for an 8 oz mug)
Here’s what you’ll do:
1. Put the vanilla syrup at the bottom of your mug first (you may also use vanilla extract if you don’t have vanilla syrup, I would start with a scant 1/8 tsp for an 8 oz mug).
2. Put your tea bag in the mug and fill just enough with boiling water so that the tea leaves in the bag are submerged. You don’t want very much water or it will make your final product bland.
3. While the water opens up the tea leaves, bring to a boil your milk while whisking frequently. This should only take a few minutes if you have your burner set to medium-high.
4. Once boiling, pour your milk into your mug till it is filled. You may add vanilla powder or cinnamon at the top as a garnish.
Now you can make this cozy drink at home and impress all your friends!
Until next time, cheers!