Crock Pot Vanilla Latte

Brewing up decadent vanilla lattes couldn't be any easier. Perfect for busy weekends and holiday mornings!

Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes


So! I posted a Crock Pot recipe earlier this week, and I’ve got two more slated for next. I guess it’s officially Crock Pot season.

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It’s also warm coffee season (bye bye, beloved iced coffee), which actually turns out to be convenient, because this post is where the twain shall meet. Crock Pot? Check. Hot coffee? Check. Easy? Delicious? Check check.

Crock Pot Vanilla Latte | Kitchen Treaty

For this ridiculously easy Crock Pot Vanilla Latte, I use Vanilla Coffee Syrup, milk, and coffee. And maybe a little whipped cream, if I feel like being particularly decadent. And … that’s it.

Crock Pot coffee drinks are perfect for busy holiday mornings or weekend brunches – it’s such an easy way to brew up something special in a completely hands-off way, and keep it warm to boot.

Usually, I brew an extra-strong pot of coffee, then set aside two cups of it. A little later on, I throw the coffee, milk, and syrup into an airtight pitcher and stick it in the fridge. Then next morning, in the wee hours in which I’m inevitably awake, I take all of 30 seconds to pour the coffee goodness into the Crock Pot and turn it on.

And then two hours later: lattes for all!

Crock Pot Vanilla Latte | Kitchen Treaty

It couldn’t be easier to caffeinate.

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Crock Pot Vanilla Latte

Brewing up decadent vanilla lattes couldn't be any easier. Perfect for busy weekends and holiday mornings!

Yield: About 6 cups (about 4 generous portions)

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes


  • 4 cups milk (I like 2% but whole is, of course, also delicious)
  • 2 cups very strong brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup Vanilla Coffee Syrup
  • Whipped cream (optional)


  1. Add milk, coffee, and vanilla coffee syrup to a 2 quart or larger Crock Pot. Stir.
  2. Cook on high for two hours or until heated through. Make sure it doesn't boil! You may also heat it on low, but it will take a little longer to heat up. Turn Crock Pot to warm setting to keep latte warm for 2 - 3 hours. You can use low to keep it warm if your slow cooker doesn't have a warm setting, but keep an eye on it. Stir occasionally to make sure it doesn't scald.
  3. Scoop by the ladleful into individual mugs. Top with whipped cream if desired. Serve.

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Karen Raye

Kare is a vegetarian home cook living among carnivores. She loves creating irresistible and flexible recipes that help multi-vore families like hers keep the peace - deliciously.

7 Responses to “Crock Pot Vanilla Latte”

  1. Cheryl Rhodes posted on October 11, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    Yummy. This got me thinking about a good recipe I found last year for crock pot egg nog lattes and I wondered if I’d saved it somewhere. I just found it and the recipe was from you! And its getting close to seeing egg nog for sale in the grocery stores.

    • Karen Troughton posted on October 12, 2013 at 7:36 am

      Ha! I am a little into my Crock Pot latte recipes. :D

  2. Liz posted on October 14, 2013 at 9:13 am

    I love this idea for when I have my girlfriends over for coffee! I bet the house smells wonderful with coffee and vanilla wafting through the air!

    • Karen Troughton posted on October 18, 2013 at 8:49 am

      One of the best things about the Crock Pot – how the scent from whatever goodness is inside it goes wafting through the house! Yes – the perfect hands-off recipe for entertaining. Now I’m craving a coffee date with my gals! :)

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  5. Sherri@ The Well Floured Kitchen posted on November 7, 2013 at 4:55 am

    What a great alternative to the mulled cider for holiday parties! Love it. Pinned to try :)

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