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Cozy Cuppa: How to Make a London Fog Drink

Maryna Gray Maryna Gray • October 19, 2021

Fun Fact: The London Fog was not invented in London! Instead, it was invented in Vancouver, Canada, by a pregnant woman named Mary Loria. Because she was pregnant and abstaining from coffee, she requested an alternative at her neighborhood coffee shop, the Buckwheat Cafe. There, the baristas concocted a tea-based drink, coining it the London Fog. 


What Is a London Fog Drink? 

The London Fog is a hot drink that combines Earl Grey tea, vanilla syrup and steamed milk, and creates a cloud-like appearance (hence the name). Sometimes referred to as a London Fog Tea Latte, it’s sweet and simple, and makes the ultimate cozy drink on a cold and/or dreary day. 

How to Make a London Fog Drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 8 minutes 



  • Pour hot/boiling water over Earl Grey tea into your mug, filling the mug about half-full.
  • Steep for 3 minutes and remove the tea.
  • Add 1 oz. of vanilla syrup to the tea.
  • Froth warmed milk or steam your milk of choice. 
  • Pour milk into your mug and enjoy!

Posted in: Coffee Recipes
Tags: Recipe, Tea

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