Earl Grey Latte Recipe

Published on July 26th 2022 by Chigoziri Nwachuku.
Last updated on March 20th 2024
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You want to return home and unwind with something warm when it gets chilly. And this homemade Earl Grey Latte is one of the best ways to do that. Steep some Earl Grey tea and dried lavender. And top it with frothy steamed soy milk. Yes, it's that easy! Even though Earl Grey tea contains caffeine, it helps you relax. That's because Early Grey tea contains bergamot, which makes you feel relaxed. Bergamot also boosts your mood, helping fight off the blues. Moreover, bergamot also boosts your metabolism and is suitable for your gut. Now that's a winning latte!  

What does Earl Grey Latte taste like?

Earl Grey Latte has floral, citrusy notes due to the Earl Grey tea, a blend of black tea and bergamot essential oil. However, this is offset by the sweetness of the vanilla extract and brown sugar and the creaminess of the soy milk. Meanwhile, the lavender adds earthy, floral notes.

Does Earl Grey help you lose weight?

Early Grey contains bergamot, which studies show may help you lose weight as it boosts your metabolism.

Can Earl Grey tea cause anxiety?

It may have the opposite effect. Even though Earl Grey contains caffeine which can cause anxiety, Earl Grey also contains bergamot which helps you feel relaxed.

Does Earl Grey help you poop?

Yes, Earl Grey contains polyphenols that promote the growth of good bacteria, which help you poop.

Does Earl Grey help with depression?

Yes, it does. The bergamot in Earl Grey has a calming effect which helps boost mood, helping with depression.

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Time & Serves

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
1 person.


  • 3/4 cup Water

  • 1 Earl Grey Tea Bag

  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Lavender (plus extra for garnish)

  • 3/4 cup Soy Milk

  • 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract


Place water in a saucepan or electric kettle and bring to a boil.

Place Earl Grey tea, 1/4 teaspoon dried lavender and hot water in a teapot. Let steep for 5 minutes.

Warm soy milk in a saucepan over medium-low heat until it is simmering. Make sure you don't let it boil! Then pour it into a French press. Using the French press plunger, pump milk until it doubles in volume.

Remove tea bag from tea pot and strain the lavender using a fine mesh strainer. Pour tea into a tea cup.

Add brown sugar and vanilla extract, stirring well.

Pour frothed soy milk into the teacup. Garnish with lavender. 

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Chigoziri Nwachuku

Cooking up health and flavor: Chichi's recipes redefine nutritious eating. Healthy food doesn’t have to taste bland!

More posts by Chigoziri Nwachuku