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40 Most In-Demand Espresso Recipes (Backed By Data) | ECT

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It’s no secret that espresso-based recipes are becoming more and more popular worldwide, as coffee shops serving Lattes and Cappuccinos opening everywhere. More than 38,000 coffee shops are operating alone in the US, according to Statista.

With the curiosity to know about the 40 most in-demand espresso recipes in the world that are backed by original data. We have conducted research with the help of Google Trends and Ahrefs, the industry-leading Search Analysis tool to find out the most trending espresso recipes on the web.

Key Takeaways

According to the stats, Irish Coffee is the most in-demand espresso recipe across the world with an average global search volume of 27,000/month on Google, followed by the:

  • Pumpkin Spice Latte (Global Search Volume of 11,000/Month)
  • Cappuccino (Global Search Volume of 10,000/Month)

Read More Stats: 50+ Worldwide Coffee Statistics for 2022

Our Research Criteria

To get the most appropriate pool of data, we have looked at (100+) recipes and selected the 40 most searched espresso recipes based on their average monthly search volume on Google, Bing, and YouTube. We use “Recipe Name” followed by the text “recipe” to know the exact demand.

The terms we searched were like “Espresso Recipe Name + Recipe”, for example, “Irish Coffee Recipe” and “Pumpkin Spice Recipe.”

These numbers are gathered using third-party analytics tools and may not be 100% accurate, yet it’s enough to get an idea behind the best espresso recipes that people are looking for online.

TL;DR

Here, you will find the 40 espresso recipes that are high in demand across the world, with their average global search volume per month for Google (USA), Bing (USA), YouTube (USA), and Google (worldwide).

S.NoTerm SearchedGoogle (USA)Bing (USA)YouTube (USA)Google (Worldwide)
1Irish Coffee Recipe1600050015027000
2Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe55006015011000
3Cappuccino Recipe2800704010000
4Caramel Macchiato Recipe520040109500
5Black Russian Recipe52001000-109300
6Latte Recipe4100401007800
7Mocha Recipe220010407400
8Iced Latte Recipe24000-101007100
9Turmeric Latte Recipe2300200-105900
10Americano Recipe22000-100-105600
11Affogato Recipe15000-10205600
12Iced Americano Recipe9000-1004600
13Mocha Cake Recipe14000-100-104000
14Iced Caramel Macchiato Recipe18000-100-103300
15Macchiato Recipe12000-100-103100
16Red Eye Gravy Recipe28001001503100
17Iced Mocha Recipe12000-10303000
18Cafe Con Leche Recipe90010102900
19Vanilla Latte Recipe17000-100-102600
20Flat White Recipe70000-102400
21Mocha Frappe Recipe1700100-102400
22Turkish Coffee Recipe10000-10302300
23White Chocolate Mocha Recipe12000-100-101800
24Mocha Latte Recipe11000-100-101600
25Peppermint Mocha Recipe1100100-101500
26Caramel Latte Recipe9000-100-101400
27Cortado Recipe7000-1001400
28Mocha Frappuccino Recipe11000-10201400
29Iced white chocolate mocha recipe8000-100-101200
30Gingerbread Latte Recipe500001100
31Iced Vanilla Latte Recipe5000-100-101100
32Eggnog Latte Recipe6000-1001000
33Iced Cappuccino Recipe200100-101000
34Lavender Latte Recipe70000-101000
35Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino Recipe900001000
36Caramel Brulee Latte Recipe6000-100-10900
37Latte Macchiato Recipe20000-10900
38Thai Iced Coffee Recipe6000-100-10900
39Cinnamon Dolce Latte Recipe6000-100800
40Iced caramel latte recipe4000-100800

Note: This data was taken between the 10th to 12th of December 2022 from Ahrefs. However, the average monthly searches are subject to seasonality, trends, and popularity that may change over time (We will be updating this data on regular basis.)

What is an Espresso?

Espresso is an Italian coffee brewing technique in which ground coffee beans are pushed through a small volume of rapidly boiling water at pressures of nine to ten bars.  Various types of coffee beans, grind types, and levels of roasting can be used to pull a shot of espresso.

There are many drinks that have espresso as their bases like latte, Cappuccino, and others. Baristas and other coffee professionals prepare them to ensure variety in espresso drinks, there is a recipe for every type of coffee enthusiast.

Most In-Demand Espresso Recipes in the World (Proved By Data)

1. Irish Coffee Recipe

Irish coffee is a popular cocktail made with whiskey, sugar, and coffee. It is one of the oldest known recipes for Irish Coffee, dating back to 1944. The original recipe called for an ounce of whiskey topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with nutmeg.

It was invented by the chef at Foynes Airport in County Limerick, Ireland as a way to warm up passengers after their long flights in unheated planes during World War II.

Irish-Coffee-Recipe-Ahrefs-Data

For these results, we used paid Ahrefs, and data was directed from the Google Search Engine.

The term “Irish Coffee Recipe” has over 27,000 monthly/searches worldwide volumes and 16,000 monthly/searches in the USA.

Irish-Coffee-Recipe-Google-TrendsIn order to observe changes in the popularity of “Irish Coffee Recipe” over time, we used Google Trends to check its trending graph for the last 5 years. We observed that its trend usually increases in December during the Holidays and Christmas season each year.

2. Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

The Pumpkin Spice Latte is another popular coffee drink that can be made at home. This recipe calls for two shots of espresso, steamed milk, and pumpkin spice syrup. The syrup is made with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and other spices.

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The term “Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe” has over 11,000 monthly/searches worldwide and 5500 monthly/searches in the USA.

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For the “Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe” we observe a 3 months higher trend period that starts at the end of August and peaks between September and October.

3. Cappuccino Recipe

A cappuccino is a drink made from espresso and steamed milk, typically with a frothy foam on top. The name is derived from the Italian word cappuccino, meaning “little cap,” which refers to the small size of these coffees.

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The term “Cappuccino Recipe” has over 10,000 monthly/searches worldwide and 2800 monthly/searches in the USA.

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For the “Cappuccino Recipewe observe a stable trend throughout the year, yet this recipe gains popularity during winter, especially in September and December.

4. Caramel Macchiato Recipe

A Caramel Macchiato is a coffee drink made with espresso, steamed milk, and caramel sauce on top. It’s a sweet treat that you can enjoy at any time of the day.

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The term “Caramel Macchiato Recipe” has over 9,500 monthly/searches worldwide and 5200 monthly/searches in the USA.

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For the “Caramel Macchiato Recipe” we observe a bumpy trend throughout the 5 years, yet this espresso drink’s popularity doubles in the fourth quarter of the year.

5. Black Russian Recipe

A black Russian is a coffee drink made with espresso and vodka. It’s typically served in a small glass and often garnished with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, or a cherry on top.

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The term “Black Russian Recipe” has over 9,300 monthly/searches Worldwide and 5200 monthly/searches in the USA.

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For the “Black Russian Recipe” we observe that in recent times its popularity is growing. However, in the months of December 2021 and 2022, this espresso drink’s popularity has doubled, and we expect to see the same trend in December 2023.

6. Latte Recipe

A latte is a drink served hot, traditionally prepared with espresso and steamed milk. It represents the epitome of the cafe culture.

The drink is served in a wide range of sizes, from small to large. The size of the cup will dictate how much milk you use, as well as how long to steam it for.

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The term “Latte Recipe” has over 7,800 monthly/searches Worldwide and 4100 monthly/searches in the USA.

Latte-Recipe-Google-Trends

As for “Latte Recipe,” this espresso drink has the most stable yearly trend than any of its counterparts. Yet, we do observe that its popularity rises in September, October, November, and December each year.

7. Mocha Recipe

Mocha is a hot drink made with espresso and chocolate. It has an intense chocolate flavor and is usually served with whipped cream on top. The word “mocha” comes from the Arabic word for coffee. The chocolate flavor in mocha is usually derived from cocoa powder but can also be achieved by adding chocolate syrup or chocolate-flavored syrup to the espresso and milk mixture.

Mocha-Recipe-Ahrefs-Data

The term “Mocha Recipe” has over 7,400 monthly/searches Worldwide and 2200 monthly/searches in the USA.

Mocha-Recipe-Google-Trends

When discussing the year-to-year trends of “Mocha Recipe,” we observed that it is quite popular throughout the year. However, we see a 2 times growth in popularity between November and December most probably due to the Christmas season.

8. Iced Latte Recipe

The iced latte is a popular summer drink. It is made with espresso, ice, and milk. The drink is usually prepared in a blender with ice so that it can be served cold or with ice cubes in a serving glass.

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The term “Iced Latte Recipe” has over 7,100 monthly/searches Worldwide and 2400 monthly/searches in the USA.

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As for “Iced Latte Recipe,” we observe a strong popularity trend during summers that starts to go down as we enter the winter season from September and stay down till December.

9. Turmeric Latte Recipe

The turmeric latte is a beverage that has gained popularity in recent years. It is made with turmeric, ginger, and black pepper. It can be served hot or cold depending on the season or personal preference.

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The term “Turmeric Latte Recipe” has over 5,900 monthly/searches Worldwide and 2300 monthly/searches in the USA.

Turmeric-Latte-Recipe-Google-Trends

Quite a bumpy trend for the “Turmeric Latte Recipe,” we observe that it had gained popularity in recent times and is really unpredictable and does not show any coloration when comparing data year to year.

10. Americano Recipe

The Americano is a simple, but delicious coffee drink. It is made with espresso and hot water. The name of the drink comes from its popularity in Italy, where it was first introduced by American soldiers during World War I.

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The term “Americano Recipe” has over 5,600 monthly/searches Worldwide and 2200 monthly/searches in the USA.

Americano-Recipe-Google-Trends

Here we observe the popularity trend for “Americano Recipe,” which seems like it is popular throughout the year but not as popular as Lattes or Cappuccinos. It is important to note that in most months of the year it shows an increasing trend in the later weeks.

11.  Affogato Recipe

The affogato is a coffee-based dessert. It is made with vanilla ice cream and espresso. The coffee is poured over the ice cream, which melts it slightly as it warms up.

Affogato-Recipe-Ahrefs-Data

For these results, we are using the free Ahrefs keywords idea tool, and data was directed from the Google Search Engine.

The term “Affogato Recipe” has over 5,600 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1500 monthly/searches in the USA.

Affogato-Recipe-Google-Trends

We observe that the search term “Affogato Recipe” has gained a lot of popularity in 2022. Note that this recipe trend showed a spike in the month of August and  October 2022.

12. Iced Americano Recipe

The iced Americano is a variation of Americano. It is made with ice instead of hot water, which makes it cold and refreshing. The drink can be served as an iced coffee or as an iced espresso shot.

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The term “Iced Americano Recipe” has over 4,600 monthly/searches Worldwide and 900 monthly/searches in the USA.

Iced-Americano-Recipe-Google-Trends

As for “Iced Americano Recipe,” we observe that this drink’s popularity has increased gradually in the past 5 years. When observing its graphs with year to year view we see an increase in popularity in the months of June and July.

13. Mocha Cake Recipe

The mocha cake is a chocolate cake with a coffee-flavored filling. It is made with cocoa powder, sugar, and flour. The filling is made by beating butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract together until it forms a creamy mixture. The filling is added to the cake batter and then baked. The cake can be served with a chocolate ganache or icing on top.

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The term “Mocha Cake Recipe” has over 4,000 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1400 monthly/searches in the USA.

Mocha-Cake-Recipe-Google-Trends

As for “Mocha Cake Recipe,” we observe that its trend is decreasing in the last 2 years. Yet, there was a massive boost in its trend between the months of April and July 2020.

14. Iced Caramel Macchiato Recipe

The iced caramel macchiato is a variation of the traditional caramel macchiato. It is made with ice instead of hot water, which makes it cold and refreshing. The drink can be served as an iced coffee or as an iced espresso shot.

Iced-caramel-Macchiato-Recipe-Ahrefs-Data

The term “Iced Caramel Macchiato Recipe” has over 3,300 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1800 monthly/searches in the USA.

Iced-caramel-Macchiato-Recipe-Google-Trends

Here we observe the popularity trend for the “Iced Caramel Macchiato Recipe,” seems like its popularity has suffered in recent years. But we do observe that its popularity trend actually doubles in the third quarter of the year.

15. Macchiato Recipe

The macchiato is a traditional Italian drink. It is made with espresso, steamed milk, and sugar. This drink has a creamy texture and can be served hot or cold.

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The term “Macchiato Recipe” has over 3,100 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1200 monthly/searches in the USA.

Macchiato-Recipe-Google-Trends

As for “Macchiato Recipe,” this espresso drink had shown a stable yearly trend. Yet, we do observe that its popularity increases during thanksgiving leading to Christmas and then the new year.

16. Red Eye Gravy Recipe

The red-eye gravy is a Southern favorite. It is a variation of traditional country gravy that includes coffee instead of water or milk. The gravy is made by blending pan drippings and espresso together in a skillet, then adding flour and seasoning to thicken the mixture.

This amazing espresso recipe is traditionally served over biscuits, but it can also be used as a sauce for meatloaf or pork chops. The pan drippings in the recipe can come from beef or pork.

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The term “Red Eye Gravy Recipe” has over 3,100 monthly/searches Worldwide and 2800 monthly/searches in the USA.

red-eye-gravy-recipes-google-trends

We observe that the search term “Red Eye Gravy Recipe” is not a trending espresso recipe throughout the year. Note that this recipe trend performed better at the start of the year from January to February and at the end of the year from September to December.

17. Iced Mocha Recipe

The iced mocha is a drink made by combining chocolate syrup with espresso and milk, then adding ice to chill it. The iced mocha is similar to a frappuccino from Starbucks, but the two drinks have different ingredients.

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The term “Iced Mocha Recipe” has over 3,000 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1200 monthly/searches in the USA.

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Being a sweet icy cold drink “Iced Mocha Recipe” showed a popular trend during summers between April till July. As of now, the trend is downward due to the arrival of the Holiday season.

18. Cafe Con Leche Recipe

The Cafe Con Leche aka Spanish latte is similar to an Americano except that it uses steamed milk instead of water. It is often served with cinnamon on top and can be made by combining espresso, steamed milk, and sugar in a glass over ice.

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The term “Cafe Con Leche Recipe” has over 2,900 monthly/searches Worldwide and 900 monthly/searches in the USA.

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We observe that the search term “Cafe Con Leche Recipe” does seem not as popular as other recipes on the list. Yet it is important to note that this recipe trend showed better results during the third quarter of 2022.

19. Vanilla Latte Recipe

The iced vanilla latte is commonly served as a summer drink. It is made by mixing sweetened condensed milk with espresso. The vanilla latte can be served hot or cold, depending on your preference.

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The term “Vanilla Latte Recipe” has over 2,600 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1700 monthly/searches in the USA.

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The recipe Vanilla Latte shows overall stable popularity throughout the year, 5 years trend showed that it performed better in the first three months.

20. Flat White Recipe

A flat white is a popular coffee drink that originated first in Australia and New Zealand. It has a thicker consistency than other espresso drinks, such as lattes or cappuccinos. The ingredients include hot milk and espresso shots, which are combined with foam to create the frothy top layer of the drink.

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The term “Flat White Recipe” has over 2,400 monthly/searches Worldwide and 700 monthly/searches in the USA.

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Being a milk-based espresso drink that is served hot it was expected that the “Flat White Recipe” trend is popular in winter rather than summer.

21. Mocha Frappe Recipe

Mocha frappe is a popular frozen coffee drink that originated in the United States. They are made with chocolate syrup, milk, and ice, then blended together to create a thick consistency. You can add whipped cream on top or drizzle chocolate syrup over the top of your mocha frappe to make it look more appealing.

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The term “Mocha Frappe Recipe” has over 2,400 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1700 monthly/searches in the USA.

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The Mocha frappe recipe has had an overall bumpy trend in the last 5 years, however, we see a popularity spike in the month of August and September 2022.

 

22. Turkish Coffee Recipe

Turkish coffee is a traditional drink that has been popular in the Middle East for centuries. It’s made by boiling finely ground coffee beans with water, then filtering the liquid through a cloth or strainer to remove all of the grounds. The result is a thick, rich beverage that can be served hot or cold.

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The term “Turkish Coffee Recipe” has over 2,300 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1000 monthly/searches in the USA.

Turkish-Coffee-Recipe-Google-Trends

Again we observe a bumpy popularity trend with “Turkish Coffee Recipe.” Yet, it is important to note that it performed well in 2022 in comparison to 2021.

23. White Chocolate Mocha Recipe

White chocolate mocha is a drink that combines the flavors of white chocolate with those of a traditional mocha. You can make this drink by combining coffee, heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract in a saucepan over low heat until it becomes frothy. Add milk, then pour in some white chocolate chips and stir until they melt into the mixture.

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The term “White Chocolate Mocha Recipe” has over 1800 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1200 monthly/searches in the USA.

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With the trend of the “White Chocolate Mocha Recipe,” we see an overall stable trend throughout the year with increased popularity during the Holiday season.

24. Mocha Latte Recipe

The mocha latte is another variation of the traditional mocha. You can make this drink by combining coffee, heavy cream, and sugar in a saucepan over low heat until it becomes frothy. Add milk, then pour in some chocolate syrup and stir until it is well combined.

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The term “Mocha Latte Recipe” has over 1600 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1100 monthly/searches in the USA.

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Being a sweet drink that is served hot like a classic mocha, “Mocha Latte” show similar features. The recipe starts to trend in the winter season, especially during Christmas and New Year.

25. Peppermint Mocha Recipe

The peppermint mocha is a variation of the traditional mocha that had recently been trending. You can make this drink by combining coffee, heavy cream, and sugar in a saucepan over low heat until it becomes frothy. Add milk and peppermint extract, then pour in some chocolate syrup and stir until well combined.

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The term “Peppermint Mocha Recipe” has over 1500 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1100 monthly/searches in the USA.

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As we have observed the past 5-year trends for “Peppermint Mocha Recipe,” we saw that it is seasonal, and during the last 2 months of each year, it showed an increase in popularity.

26. Caramel Latte Recipe

A caramel latte is made with espresso and steamed milk, with a layer of caramel syrup floating on top. You can also make a drizzled or layered caramel latte, which has additional layers of caramel syrup throughout the drink. It’s a sweet and delicious treat that you can enjoy anytime, anywhere.

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The term “Caramel Latte Recipe” has over 1400 monthly/searches Worldwide and 900 monthly/searches in the USA.

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In the winter as a special Christmas Eve delight, “Caramel Latte” shows a hipe in popularity during the ending months of the year.

27. Cortado Recipe

A cortado is a black coffee drink that is typically served in small cups. You can make this drink by combining espresso and steamed milk in a cup, then adding sugar or honey as per liking.

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The term “Cortado Recipe” has over 1400 monthly/searches Worldwide and 700 monthly/searches in the USA.

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When comparing year-to-year “Cortado Recipe” popularity stats had become better in 2022, yet it is important to note that in 2021 the trend of this recipe was quite down.

28. Mocha Frappuccino Recipe

A mocha frappuccino is a variation of the traditional frappuccino. You can make this drink by combining coffee, chocolate syrup, and ice in a blender, then pour in some milk and blend until well combined. Add whipped cream and drizzle caramel syrup on top for decoration.

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The term “Mocha Frappuccino Recipe” has over 1400 monthly/searches Worldwide and 1100 monthly/searches in the USA.

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The popularity of the “Mocha Frappuccino Recipe” dropped significantly in 2021 and 2022, this recipe was quite popular in 2020, especially in the US.

29. Iced White Chocolate Mocha Recipe

Iced White Chocolate Mocha is an espresso beverage that is made by mixing molten white chocolate, espresso, and milk, which is then poured over ice. You can also use store-bought white chocolate sauce in this drink.

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The term “Iced White Chocolate Mocha Recipe” has over 1200 monthly/searches Worldwide and 800 monthly/searches in the USA.

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When going through the 5 years trend we observe that the “Iced White Chocolate Mocha Recipe” has performed well after 2019. Yet, there is no recurring popularity trend that we can observe year after year.

30. Gingerbread Latte Recipe

Gingerbread Latte is a sweet, spicy beverage that combines espresso, steamed milk, and gingerbread syrup. It is served in a small cup or mug.

The drink is named after its combination of gingerbread syrup and espresso, which together create an aromatic flavor reminiscent of gingerbread cookies and spices. The drink is served warm and thick with steamed milk for added comfort on a cold day.

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The term “Gingerbread Latte Recipe” has over 1100 monthly/searches Worldwide and 500 monthly/searches in the USA.

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As we observe the “Gingerbread Latte Recipe” trend we see that it gains popularity during the holiday season and then stays unpopular throughout the year.

31. Iced Vanilla Latte Recipe

The iced vanilla latte is a popular summer drink. It’s made with espresso, ice, and sweet vanilla syrup that’s usually made from sugar, water, and vanilla extracts. This drink originated in Italy, where it was first served at a coffeehouse called “Caffè Milano.”

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The term “Iced Vanilla Latte Recipe” has over 1100 monthly/searches Worldwide and 500 monthly/searches in the USA.

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The popularity of the “Iced Vanilla Latte Recipe” has been down if we observe 2022 and 2021 with 2020 and 2019. This recipe showed better results in the middle of the year.

32. Eggnog Latte Recipe

Eggnog Latte is a shot of espresso poured over a cup of eggnog, garnished with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

It’s also a nice alternative to the standard mocha or caramel macchiato. It’s not just a drink, it’s a holiday tradition that everyone should experience this summer.

The eggnog latte is essentially an alcoholic version of the Starbucks eggnog milkshake. It’s made with real eggnog and can be topped with whipped cream and nutmeg for added flair.

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The term “Eggnog Latte Recipe” has over 1000 monthly/searches Worldwide and 600 monthly/searches in the USA.

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“Eggnog Latte Recipe” is one of those espresso recipes that become hugely popular during the Christmas season. Yet, you can see in the above graph that it shows no traction for the entire year except the holiday season.

33. Iced Cappuccino Recipe

If you’ve been to a Starbucks before, you’ve probably seen an iced cappuccino on the menu. It’s a coffee drink with espresso, milk, ice, and an optional sweetener of your choice. You might think it’s similar to an iced latte—which makes sense because they both use espresso as their base ingredient—but the thing is: they actually taste and feel quite different!

An iced cappuccino has just a splash of milk in the espresso and adds cold foam as a frothy topping.

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The term “Iced Cappuccino Recipe” has over 1000 monthly/searches Worldwide and 200 monthly/searches in the USA.

Iced-cappuccino-recipe-google-trends

As we take a look at 5 years trend for the “Iced Cappuccino Recipe,” it is pretty evident that its popularity had drawn down from 2020 onwards. Between 2021 and 2022 its popularity graph was quite bumpy with no symmetry.

34. Lavender Latte Recipe

This latte is inspired by Starbucks’ Lavender Latte, and they use real lavender flowers in theirs. It’s a cozy and creamy fall drink made with a coffee base, homemade lavender syrup, honey, milk, and a dash of cream.

You can also use egg whites in place of whole eggs to make it extra frothy.

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The term “Lavender Latte Recipe” has over 1000 monthly/searches Worldwide and 700 monthly/searches in the USA.

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From the graph above it is quite clear that “Lavender Latte Recipe” is not the most popular latte drink. Yet in December 2022 we observed a massive surge in its popularity graph.

35. Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino Recipe

A Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino is a coffee, mocha sauce, and Frappuccino chips blended with milk and ice, layered on top of whipped cream and chocolate cookie crumble.

Then it gets topped with vanilla whipped cream, more chocolate cookie crumbles, mocha drizzle, and even more chocolate cookie crumble!

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The term “Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino Recipe” has over 1000 monthly/searches Worldwide and 900 monthly/searches in the USA.

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Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino is performing better if we compare the year-to-year stats of the drink. Yet, for being a quite new espresso drink it had been quite popular in 2022.

36. Caramel Brulee Latte Recipe

If you’re looking for a caramel-y treat that’s perfect for any occasion, Starbucks Caramel Brulée Latte is the way to go.

This handcrafted Starbucks beverage combines caramel brulée sauce with coffee and milk to create a delicious twist on your favorite latte. It’s topped with whipped cream and a crunchy caramel brulée topping so you can enjoy this vanilla-scented drink any time of day.

This drink is available as a hot latte or iced latte at most locations. In addition, caramel brulée flavor is also available as a frappuccino blended beverage—with coffee or without.

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The term “Caramel Brulee Latte Recipe” has over 900 monthly/searches Worldwide and 600 monthly/searches in the USA.

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The recipe “Caramel Brulee Latte” came into the scene in recent years, and this recipe gains popularity during Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.

37. Latte Macchiato Recipe

Latte macchiato is an espresso-based coffee beverage. It has a high amount of caffeine, which gives it its name. Latte macchiato is made with steamed milk and an espresso shot. It is traditionally enjoyed by being stirred into the bottom of a glass, but if you prefer, you can also add ice cubes, making it an Iced Latte Macchiato.

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The term “Latte Macchiato Recipe” has over 900 monthly/searches Worldwide and 200 monthly/searches in the USA.

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The Latte Macchiato Recipe trend has been quite stable in the last 5 years. It is important to note that we didn’t see any visible popularity hype for this recipe.

38. Thai Iced Coffee Recipe

Thai iced coffee is a caffeinated beverage made with espresso. It’s made by pouring hot water over ice in a glass or cup, then adding condensed milk to sweeten the drink. It’s usually served in a tall glass with ice cubes and garnished with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and coconut toppings.

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The term “Thai Iced Coffee Recipe” has over 900 monthly/searches Worldwide and 600 monthly/searches in the USA.

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Being a specialty drink “Thai Iced Coffee Recipe” started gaining popularity in 2022. This drink is served cold with ice making it an ideal choice for the summer season as the graph shows.

39. Cinnamon Dolce Latte Recipe

Cinnamon Dolce Latte is a coffee drink made with espresso and dolce. They are available in many cafes and coffee shops around the world. This drink gets its sweetness from cinnamon syrup, vanilla extract, and sugar. The drink is served hot in a glass with a small amount of milk on top.

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The term “Cinnamon Dolce Latte Recipe” has over 800 monthly/searches Worldwide and 600 monthly/searches in the USA.

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“Cinnamon Dolce Latte Recipe” is not by any means a drink that is popular all year. This recipe started gaining popularity in the third quarter of 2022.

40. Iced Caramel Latte Recipe

The iced Caramel Latte is an espresso beverage that is topped with caramel sauce. The drink is made by pouring hot espresso over ice, then adding caramel sauce and garnishing it with whipped cream.

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The term “Iced Caramel Latte Recipe” has over 800 monthly/searches Worldwide and 400 monthly/searches in the USA.

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As we observe the google trends for “Iced Caramel Latte Recipe,” we see that this recipe had got a massive popularity boost in December 2022 most probably due to Its emerging demand as a Christmas special drink.

Final Thought

The fact that “Irish Coffee Recipe” has outperformed both “Latte” and “Cappuccino” as the most searched espresso drink on the web astounded us while we were performing this research.

It is also crucial to keep in mind that this data, which was gathered on December 11 and 12 2022, may fluctuate over time. Some espresso-based recipes featured here are holiday-specific drinks that may or may not see a change in popularity as the year comes to a conclusion.

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