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Flat White Recipe


An image of a Flat White espresso drink in a clear glass.

Flat Whites are more velvety and less milky than lattes.

Marko Goodwin
A "flat white" is an espresso drink made with a shot of espresso and two shots of steamed milk. It takes a little bit of skill tom prepare, but once you've mastered it, it's easy to make flat white espresso drinks again and again.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 8 minutes

Yield: One serving



  1. Pull one shot espresso.
  2. While pulling the shot, froth the milk. As the milk froths, use a spoon to fold the microbubbles from the top of the steaming pitcher to the bottom of the steaming pitcher. This will create a smoother, more velvety texture for your drink.
  3. Combine the two ingredients. (Latte art optional.) Your flat white should have about 1/4 inch steamed milk on top.

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