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The new Costa autumn menu is the best one yet! From Gingerbread Lattes to Lotus Biscoff muffins

The new Costa autumn menu is the BEST one yet

Harriet Keane

Summer is now a thing of the past - if you believe its short spurt ever counted as the real thing in the first place - but no fear! Costa has come to rescue us from our summer blues by treating us with something to look forward into in the upcoming colder winter months - you guessed it, it's the infamous Costa autumn menu.

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If like us, Costa managed to successfully entice your tastebuds with the bonfire menu this fall, then get prepared to be hooked on its other autumn delights. As if we needed another reason to justify our coffee and sugar addictions, Costa has released three new festive themed drinks and five new sweet treats for us to indulge in. With these AND all the other festive delights the Christmas period promises to bring, be sure to have your stretchy jeans at the ready, people!

First, we have the return of the classic and ever so popular, Gingerbread Latte. Who could forget when Costa released these bad boys accompanied with an actual miniature gingerbread man? Everyone lost it! One word, iconic. There will also be the return of the Gingerbread Hot Chocolate - everyone knows it's not a festive menu without some mention of Gingerbread. 

Then we have the Black Forest and Cream Hot Chocolate. This is one for those with who love a sweet treat but not too much of it. Still holding all the indulgence of a typical creamy hot chocolate this hot beverage also comes equipped with a cheeky hit of tart cherry sauce to balance its sweet factor - the best of both worlds!

And last but by no means least, there's the drink all sweet-toothed lovers have been waiting for, the Hazelnut Praline Latte and the Hazelnut Praline Hot Chocolate. As deliciously sweet as they sound, both hot beverages come with a layer of chocolate, a sweet hazelnut syrup, whipped cream and a topping of chocolate-covered toffee bits… milkshake or coffee? You decide. 

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And what's a coffee menu without an accompanying snack? You may have seen people going crazy on Instagram over the Lotus Biscoff Muffin - you may have even been one of those people and for good reason. Collaborating with Costa, the popular biscuit brand has created a muffin of dreams. With a spiced sponge and creamy Biscoff spread centre, topped with toffee icing AND a full-sized Biscoff biscuit, this muffin is set to be the no1 crowd pleaser.

There is also a Vegan Chocolate, Caramel and Hazelnut Cookie, a Chocolate & Caramel Bun and a Seriously Chocolate Cake, for those who need more of a chocolate fix. And don't worry, if sweet treats just aren't your bag, Costa will also be extending the hours of their £4.95 lunchtime deal which boasts an array of sandwiches, paninis and soups with an accompanying snack and drink from 11 am till close. Basically, Costa is the place to be the winter - see you there!

These Autumnal treats will be available in Costa Coffee stores nationwide from 1st October 2019 -  but it doesn't stop there! There will also be a Limited-Edition Christmas menu available in stores nationwide from Friday 1st November 2019.

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