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Homemade Lotus Biscoff Latte

If you like biscoff lotus cookies, cookie butter and coffee, you will love this easy homemade Lotus biscoff latte recipe.

Unlike the viral TikTok iced biscoff latte, our recipe is a hot and frothy biscoff coffee latte, perfect for drinking on cold Winter nights.

With a spiced caramel flavor, strong espresso coffee and frothed creamy milk, this cookie butter latte with Lotus biscoff spread is simply delicious.

Glass mug of lotus biscoff latte with biscoff biscuits alongside.

What Is A Lotus Biscoff Latte?

A Lotus biscoff latte combines espresso, Lotus biscoff cookie butter and milk to make an espresso based coffee drink. It is often served with Biscoff lotus cookies.

The flavored coffee drink can be served hot with frothed milk, or with ice and cold milk for an iced biscoff latte.

The biscoff iced latte became a TikTok sensation in 2020 (just like Dalgona coffee).

And while the biscoff iced coffee is tasty, the original hot biscoff latte is still my favorite way to make and drink this comforting sweet coffee recipe.

What Is So Special About Lotus Biscoff Biscuits?

Lotus biscoff biscuits were originally called Lotus cookies and were developed in the 1930s as the perfect crunchy caramelized cookie to enjoy with coffee.

Biscoff and coffee were such a popular combination that the term biscoff was coined in 1986 – by combining the words “biscuit” and “coffee” the Lotus biscuits became biscoff cookies.

The Lotus coffee biscuits were introduced to the United States in the 1990s as an airline snack and many airlines (including Delta) still serve them in flight.

Then in 2008 the popular coffee cookie became a spread and biscoff recipes became even more popular.

Top view of glass mug of cookie butter coffee.

What You’ll Need To Make A Biscoff Cookie Butter Latte

To make this biscoff cookie butter latte recipe you will need an espresso machine and a milk frother.

Espresso machine

I love the compact Breville Bambino Plus for home baristas.

The automatic milk frother makes milk frothing so simple, even for beginners.

However if you don’t own an espresso machine, the best affordable alternatives are to use a moka pot or pod coffee machine to make espresso coffee.

Alternatively, if you have a coffee maker note you will need to brew a strong pot of coffee for the best tasting cup.

Milk frother

In terms of milk frothers, most espresso machines have an integrated frother which is perfect for the job.

But if you don’t have one, don’t worry as there are three other ways you can froth milk:

  1. With an automatic milk frother like this
  2. Using a handheld frother
  3. Frothing manually in a french press.

Biscoff Latte Recipe Ingredients

So to make our cookie butter latte recipe you will need:

Note: Be sure to use the smooth Biscoff cookie spread. There is a crunchy Biscoff spread, but it has chunks of cookie that won’t be great in your coffee.

The cookies are optional – but they are the perfect pairing for your Lotus biscoff latte!

How To Make A Lotus Biscoff Latte At Home

Below are the steps to make your cookie butter coffee.

See the recipe card below for all the ingredient quantities and process steps.

Step 1 – Line your mug with biscoff spread

The Biscoff creamy spread is quite firm, so instead of softening it in the microwave, simply smear the inside walls of your coffee mugs with the cookie butter.

The fine layer of cookie butter will gradually melt into your coffee once all ingredients are added to your mug.

Process step to make a biscoff coffee - biscoff spread on sides of glass mugs.

Step 2 – Pull your espresso shots

Pull a double shot of espresso directly into your mug.

Tip: If you have low clearance on your espresso machine, pull your shots into a smaller glass then transfer into your mug.

If using brewed coffee, be sure to brew it strong in order to have the same impact as the espresso in your cup.

Process picture of how to make cookie butter latte. Espresso in cup.

Step 3 – Froth the milk

Using either your espresso machine milk frother or standalone frother, froth your milk until textured and creamy.

Then pour the milk into your mug.

Finally, top with a sprinkle of biscoff crumb and/or serve with 1 or 2 whole cookies and enjoy!

Pouring hot frothed milk into glass mug of biscoff latte with espresso.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the flavor in biscoff biscuits?

Lotus biscoff butter cookies have a spiced caramel flavor thanks to the brown sugar syrup and cinnamon in the biscoff ingredients.

How many calories in a cookie butter latte?

Our cookie butter latte has 168 calories in total. This does not include any extra cookies served with the coffee.

One tablespoon of Lotus cookie butter contains 85 calories. The remaining calories are from whole milk.

Can I make an iced biscoff latte?

Yes, in addition to the traditional hot biscoff latte, you can also make an iced biscoff latte.

Simply replace the hot frothed milk in our latte recipe with cold frothed milk and ice.

Two glass mugs of Lotus biscoff latte with cookies alongside.

More Hot Coffee Recipes To Try

If you loved this hot coffee recipe, here are some more great recipes with espresso to try at home.

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Easy Lotus Biscoff Latte

Glass mug of lotus biscoff latte with biscoff biscuits alongside.

Enjoy the warm spiced caramel flavors of biscoff cookies in this easy Lotus Biscoff latte recipe. Hot, sweet and frothy, this Biscoff cookie butter latte is the perfect Winter coffee drink.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 shots espresso
  • 1 tablespoon Lotus biscoff spread
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 biscoff cookie (optional)

Instructions

  1. Spread the Lotus Biscoff cookie butter around the inside walls of your mug.
  2. Pull a double shot of espresso into your mug.
  3. Froth your milk with your espresso machine or warm the milk in the microwave and use a handheld frother to froth.
  4. Pour the frothed milk into your mug.
  5. Sprinkle Biscoff cookie crumbs on top or serve with a Lotus cookie.

Notes

1. You can also combine the Biscoff spread and coffee instead of spreading it on the walls of your mug. To do this, heat the cookie butter in the microwave for 10-20 seconds until it is soft then pour into your mug with the espresso and stir to combine.

2. If using brewed coffee instead of espresso, use 1/4 - 1/2 cup of strong brewed coffee.

3. To froth milk without an espresso machine, use an automatic milk frother or handheld frother.

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Nutrition Information:

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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 168Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 143mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 0gSugar: 13gProtein: 7g

Please note that nutrition information is a computer generated estimate and should not be interpreted as a dietitian's advice. Values can vary greatly among brands, amounts and ingredients used.

About Rachel R

Founder of Creators of Coffee, Rachel is a passionate coffee lover, SCA member and former barista, who also loves to research and share practical tips on everything to do with coffee. Favorite way to make coffee: With an Espresso Machine

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