Cinnamon is a seasonal favorite for a reason! There’s nothing better than cozying up with a warm, creamy, cinnamon-spiced drink when the weather is cold and gloomy.  Cinnamon is a versatile spice that can. be sprinkled on top of lattes, added into healthy smoothies, or mixed into iced coffee. Discover these 10 delectable cinnamon drink recipes that you will love all winter long.

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1. Fresh Apple Cinnamon Juice

Fresh Apple Cinnamon Juice

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This Fresh Apple Cinnamon Juice by Molly Patrick is comforting, healthy, and tasty. It’s great for keeping you healthy (or helping you get healthy) during the cold season but is also perfect for any time and any occasion. This refreshing beverage is made with apples, cucumber, cinnamon, and ginger. Try making this apple cinnamon juice––it’s amazing!

2. Maple Cinnamon Latte

Maple Cinnamon Latte

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The Maple Cinnamon Latte by Christine DesRoches takes just moments to whip up using a blender, no espresso machine or special milk frother is required. It’s naturally dairy-free, and uses just a few ingredients and a blender! You’ll end up with a dreamy warm “latte” topped with a dollop of foam and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

3. Cinnamon Vanilla Milkshake

Cinnamon Vanilla Milkshake

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Nothing hits the spot like a Cinnamon Vanilla Milkshake! The cinnamon in this milkshake by Patrick CalhounDesiree Rodriguez not only gives it a great rich flavor but also has anti-inflammatory properties and lowers blood sugar.

4. Strawberry Beet Cinnamon Smoothie

Strawberry Beet Cinnamon Smoothie

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Boost your workout routine with this delicious and nutritious Strawberry Beet Cinnamon Smoothie! This smoothie by Claire Ragozzino is great for muscle recovery. Nitrogen-rich vegetables like beets help increase blood flow to the muscles which speeds up your recovery time and boosts your energy. The bananas contain potassium to avoid muscle cramping, the flax provides good fats loaded with heart-healthy omegas, hemp provides a small protein boost, and cinnamon helps the pancreas metabolize the sugar from the beets/fruit.

5. Cinnamon Apple Smoothie

Cinnamon Apple Smoothie

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Apple pie meets a healthy breakfast smoothie in this winning combination. Cinnamon has some great health benefits and has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities. Give this Cinnamon Apple Smoothie by Jesse Lane Lee a try!

6. Chai Spice Iced Coffee

Chai Spice Iced Coffee

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Chai Spice Iced Coffee is the perfect way to soak in the fall season. Like pumpkin spice, Chai Spice is full of cinnamon, nutmeg, and other cozy spices. Chai coffee can be brewed cold or hot, depending on your coffee preference. And this chai spice recipe by Alexandra and Eian is super versatile, add it to any baked goods for a touch of fall.

7. Mexican Horchata: Rice and Almond Drink

Mexican Horchata: Rice and Almond Drink

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Mexican Horchata: Rice and Almond Drink is one of Mexico’s most common agua frescas and this easy-to-make recipe by Patrick Calhoun is perfect if you’re new to this rice-flavored drink.

8. Horchata


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Learn how to make a dairy-free Horchata recipe by Mitch and Justine Chapman that’s sweet and infused with spice. This authentic Mexican drink is made with simple ingredients like rice, almond milk, and cinnamon that will keep you coming back for more!

9. Rompope


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Try this smooth and creamy Rompope recipe by Mitch and Justine Chapman for an egg and dairy-free take on the original. Plant-based milk is thickened with cornstarch and combined with spices like cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg for a drink that can be enjoyed warm or cold!

10. Atole de Arroz

Atole de Arroz

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Atole de Arroz is a delicious Mexican drink made from tender rice, warming cinnamon, and creamy milk. The result of this recipe by Mitch and Justine Chapman is a sweet, rich, and delicately spiced beverage you can enjoy in the morning or with your favorite pastries.

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