Gingerbread Espresso

Gingerbread Espresso

You will need it

  • 1 espresso macchiato (40 ml espresso, 2 sec milk foam)
  • 5 ml vanilla syrup
  • 1 large pinch of Lebkuchen spice (see below)

You have to do that

  • Add vanilla syrup and lebkuchen spice mix to an espresso glass.
  • Brew an espresso macchiato in the same glass.

Suggestions for serving

Sprinkle with a pinch of lebkuchen spice mix and serve.

How to make Lebkuchen spice mix


  • 5 tablespoons / 30 g cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon stewed nutmeg
  • 3/4 tsp anise

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Store in a glass container with a tightly mounted lid. Keep in a dark, cool place, the mixture stays fresh for 1 year.

If nutmeg is not available, replace an equal part of the ground nutmeg.