What can you do with Monin?

Monin is a popular brand of syrups, concentrates, and fruit purees used to flavor coffees, teas, smoothies, cocktails, and more. With so many delicious options to choose from, Monin products open up a world of possibilities when it comes to crafting creative drinks and desserts.

Making Coffee Drinks

Coffee drinks are one of the most common uses for Monin syrups. A small amount of flavored syrup can transform an ordinary cup of coffee into a delicious specialty drink. Here are some of the most popular coffee drinks you can make with Monin:

Flavored Lattes

Add a pump or two of Monin syrup to your steamed milk before pouring it over a shot of espresso. Monin’s wide range of flavors allows you to create lattes in just about any flavor you can imagine. Some top options include:

  • Caramel Latte
  • Hazelnut Latte
  • Vanilla Latte
  • Cinnamon Dolce Latte
  • Coconut Latte

Flavored Cappuccinos

Make a flavored cappuccino by adding Monin syrup to the frothed milk before gently pouring the foamy milk over a shot of espresso. Delicious flavors include:

  • Almond Cappuccino
  • Mocha Cappuccino
  • French Vanilla Cappuccino
  • Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cappuccino
  • White Chocolate Cappuccino

Iced Coffee

Take your iced coffee to the next level by incorporating Monin. Try mixing a pump or two of flavored syrup into your cold brew or coffee concentrate before pouring it over ice. Yummy flavor combos include:

  • Cookie Dough Iced Coffee
  • Mint Mocha Iced Coffee
  • Strawberry Iced Coffee
  • Orange Dreamsicle Iced Coffee
  • Coconut Iced Coffee

Flavored Cold Brew

Infuse your cold brew with flavor by adding Monin syrup to your batch of cold brew concentrate. Allow it to infuse overnight in the fridge before straining and serving over ice. Some of the best flavors for cold brew are:

  • Dark Chocolate Cold Brew
  • Toasted Marshmallow Cold Brew
  • Caramel Cold Brew
  • Almond Cold Brew
  • Irish Cream Cold Brew

Making Hot Chocolates

Take hot chocolate from “ho hum” to “wow!” by adding a splash of Monin. The syrups blend in perfectly to create a rich, indulgent cup of flavored hot chocolate. Top picks include:

Mint Hot Chocolate

A splash of Monin Peppermint syrup elevates hot chocolate with refreshing minty flavor. Top with whipped cream and crushed peppermint candies.

S’mores Hot Chocolate

Stir in Monin Toasted Marshmallow and Milk Chocolate syrups for the classic campfire treat in a cup. Finish with marshmallows and graham cracker crumbs.

Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate

Monin Chili Pepper and Cinnamon syrups add warmth and spice to hot chocolate for a unique Mexican twist. Top with whipped cream and cinnamon.

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Monin Caramel and a pinch of sea salt makes for an indulgent caramel flavored hot cocoa. Garnish with caramel drizzle.

Chocolate Orange Hot Chocolate

Orange and chocolate pair perfectly in this citrusy hot chocolate. Just add Monin Dark Chocolate and Orange syrups.

Crafting Smoothies

Take your smoothies next level with Monin syrups to transform ordinary fruit smoothies into crave-worthy treats. They add flavor dimension that takes smoothies from boring to wow.

Green Machine Smoothie

In addition to spinach, banana, and almond milk, add Monin Cucumber, Kiwi, and Matcha syrups for a refreshing, green superfood smoothie.

PB & J Smoothie

Monin Roasted Peanut Butter and Concord Grape syrups turn this classic flavor combo into a delicious drinkable smoothie.

Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie

For the perfect creamsicle flavor, blend orange juice, vanilla yogurt, and Monin Orange and Vanilla Torani syrups. Top with whipped cream.

Cinnamon Roll Smoothie

Cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla syrup create the classic cinnamon roll flavors. Blend with milk, Greek yogurt, and ice.

Pineapple Coconut Smoothie

Pineapple juice, coconut milk, and Monin Pineapple and Coconut syrup make this tropical smoothie irresistible.

Mixing Cocktails

Monin syrups are a must-have for any home bartender looking to make unique flavored cocktails. They allow you to create tantalizing twists on classic drinks.

Skinny Margarita

Rim your glass with lime wedge and dip in salt. Shake tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, and Monin Agave Nectar. Strain into glass over ice.

Amaretto Sour

Shake amaretto, lemon juice, simple syrup, and Monin Almond syrup with ice. Strain into glass and garnish with orange slice and cherry.

Moscow Mule

Fill copper mug with ice, vodka, ginger beer, and Monin Ginger syrup. Squeeze in lime juice. Garnish with lime wedge.

Pina Colada

Blend rum, coconut milk, pineapple juice, and Monin Coconut syrup. Pour into hollowed out pineapple and garnish with cherry.

Spiked Hot Cider

Simmer apple cider, cinnamon, orange, lemon, and Monin Apple Pie syrup. Add rum or bourbon to mug and garnish with orange slice.

Baking Desserts

The pure, concentrated flavors of Monin make them an ideal ingredient for baking everything from cookies to pies. Just a touch enhances the flavors of your baked goods.

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Add a teaspoon of Monin Cinnamon syrup to sugar cookie dough before baking for warm cinnamon flavor. Roll baked cookies in cinnamon sugar.

Coconut Macaroons

For richness, mix a few tablespoons of Monin Coconut syrup into the coconut mixture before baking chewy macaroons.

Pumpkin Pie

Mix a tablespoon or two of Monin Pumpkin Pie syrup into your pumpkin pie filling to intensify the spiced pumpkin flavor.

Lemon Squares

Boost the citrus flavor of the filling by mixing in Monin Lemon syrup. Makes tart lemony curd even more lip-puckering delicious.

Snickers Fudge

Recreate the classic candy bar flavor by adding Monin Caramel and Milk Chocolate syrups into melted chocolate for fudge. Top with peanuts.

Making Italian Sodas

Italian sodas, also called Italian cream sodas, are a delicious way to enjoy Monin syrups. Simply mix syrup with soda water over ice for an easy anytime treat. They’re highly customizable to your preferences.

Violet Italian Soda

The floral flavor of Monin Violet syrup is lovely mixed with soda water. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Raspberry Italian Soda

Sweet raspberry and bubbly soda water make a refreshing flavor combination. Add a raspberry garnish.

Watermelon Italian Soda

For a summery drink, mix Monin Watermelon and soda water. Top with a lime wedge.

Mint Italian Soda

Monin Peppermint and soda water is perfect for holiday celebrations. Garnish with a candy cane.

Blackberry Italian Soda

Mix blackberry syrup with soda for a rich berry flavor. Garnish with blackberries and a lime wedge.


As you can see, the options are endless when it comes to using Monin syrups! They make it easy to create festive, gourmet drinks and dishes. With so many flavors to choose from, you can constantly invent new flavor combinations. Whether making coffeehouse-quality lattes and cappuccinos, luscious hot chocolates, flavorful cocktails, or delicious bakes, just a splash of Monin takes any treat to the next level. So grab a bottle and start experimenting with fun new drink and dessert creations.

1 thought on “What can you do with Monin?”

  1. Claiming that Monin syrups do not curdle milk is not strictly speaking true. It all depends on what syrup it is. For instance, lime syrup certainly does, which makes sense, as it is, well, lime. So do any other syrup of a high acidity.


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