Cinnamon Nutella Latte! Mmmmmnnnnn!

by lisa on December 15, 2010 · 30 comments

Brrrrr……it’s been really cold here! All I want to do is stay in my house and eat soup, bake and watch movies. And read food blogs, of course. Unfortunately, I have to work, get my Christmas and grocery shopping done and exercise. Exercise? What’s that? So to get me moving the other day, I made this creamy latte with Nutella. Nutella is good in everything, right? So why not coffee? I wonder why Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks hasn’t thought of it yet?

Now for some advice for this latte. Make your own homemade whipped cream. It is easy and so much better than the canned stuff. Don’t get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with canned whipped cream and my kids love it on their ice cream. But if you take a small carton of whipping cream, add a few tablespoons of some powdered sugar, a splash of vanilla and beat it all together, you will thank me. The other thing is if you don’t have a frother, you might want to get one. A frother is one of those nifty kitchen tools that make you want to stay away from the $5 coffees from your coffee shop. Imagine how much you can save if you purchase this tool for under $20. This is the one I have and you can purchase it on Amazon by clicking HERE.
Now go make yourself a latte! Mmmmmnnnn!

Cinnamon Nutella Latte

3 TBS Nutella
4 ounces milk (2%, 1%, whole or skim)
a dash of cinnamon
6 ounces of brewed coffee
whipped cream

In a small saucepan, heat the Nutella, milk and cinnamon together on low heat. Stir until the mixture is steaming hot. If you have a frother then go ahead and froth the milk. In a large mug, add the coffee and then the milk mixture. Top with a heaping amount of whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon.

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Carolyn December 15, 2010 at 8:53 pm

Sounds fantastic! I love nutella, I love lattes, and I completely agree that homemade whipped cream is the best.


Lindsey @ Gingerbread Bagels December 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm

OH MY WORD does that look incredible. If I wasn't allergic to hazelnuts, I would make one of those right now! I love the idea of a latte with nutella though, you're so creative! Mmmm how I wish I could drink 10 of those. 🙂


Amy | She Wears Many Hats December 15, 2010 at 9:36 pm

Oh my word that looks good! Gotta print that one out.


Pegasuslegend December 15, 2010 at 9:42 pm

nice job jersey girl, cant go wrong with anything Nutella~


DaniD December 15, 2010 at 10:59 pm

OMG this sounds awesome 🙂 I can't wait to try it (definitely sounds like the perfect "wake me up" when you wake up in the cold, dark, morning)!!


Karly December 16, 2010 at 1:13 am

Oh my goodness! That looks so amazing!


Gigi Centaro December 16, 2010 at 8:13 am

Wonderfully sinful comes to mind. I'm only sorry I didn't think of it first! Great work. Did you know that Italians kids eat Nutella like American kids eat peanut butter?


Maria December 16, 2010 at 10:29 am

I love the Nutella in there!


Allie December 16, 2010 at 11:46 am

Oh yumm! I love drinks like this so I can't wait to try this!!


teresa December 16, 2010 at 12:40 pm

i'm sitting in my house freezing, and nothing has ever looked so good!


The Japanese Redneck December 16, 2010 at 2:08 pm

That's a cute kitten tool!

No thanks on $5 coffees. Have to try yours instead.


Lana @ Never Enough Thyme December 16, 2010 at 2:40 pm

Oh, my goodness! This sounds delicious! It's definitely on my must-try list.


Love From Eden December 16, 2010 at 3:16 pm

This reminds me of the Nutella mochas I used to have in the coffee shops in Libya. They taste gorgeous x


marla {Family Fresh Cooking} December 16, 2010 at 10:28 pm

This latte sounds heavenly!


Annie December 17, 2010 at 2:51 am

Wow.. sounds so delicious! I need to make one of these soon.


Shelby December 17, 2010 at 6:59 am

I have one of those frothers – and I love this with the nutella! Guess I know what I will be trying this weekend!


Debbie December 17, 2010 at 7:43 am

Sounds like a great little gadget to have. I love all things latte and mocha!


Amanda December 17, 2010 at 11:27 am

What?? OMG this sounds so incredible!


Megan December 17, 2010 at 6:10 pm

I'd like to cozy up in front of the fireplace with a good book and enjoy one of these lattes. Sounds delish!


SMITH BITES December 18, 2010 at 7:50 am

isn't it great to be able to make drinks like this one at home?!! saves soooo much moolah!!


Mary December 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm

I do believe that I'm in love :-). This sounds incredibly delicious. Have a great weekend. Blessings…Mary


Ciao Chow Linda December 20, 2010 at 12:16 am

Yes, buying that little gizmo sure beats paying the $5 for a latte or cappucino at a coffee shop.


Bridgett December 20, 2010 at 1:00 am

I've been waiting to see the coffee places and even cafes come up with some nutella stuff as well. You need to show them how it is done as this one sounds fabulous! Wishing you the best this holiday.


The Blonde Duck December 20, 2010 at 3:42 pm

It sounds delicious!


Chef Fresco December 20, 2010 at 9:27 pm

Great idea to put nutella in a latte! Looks delicious!


Donna December 20, 2010 at 9:43 pm

I might just be making this for Christmas morning:)


Baking Barrister December 21, 2010 at 12:03 pm

I would frequent those coffee joints so often if they had these on the menu. Why HAVEN'T they thought of this before? It takes the Mocha Latte to a new level.

BTW, what if I frothed my warm milk with my immersion blender? The frother is way cute, but space is an issue.


Leslie December 23, 2010 at 12:17 am

Totally tummy! reminds me of my nutella hot chocolate! 🙂


Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] December 25, 2010 at 4:14 pm

Wow this sounds really delicious!!! Yum!


Lorie January 2, 2011 at 2:49 pm

Oh my gosh! How did I miss this one? This is high on my list to make.


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