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Latte Recipe


Two lattes
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Lattes (or Caffe Lattes) are espresso drinks made with a fairly large amount of foamed milk. They are milkier than cappuccinos. In America, many lattes are prepared as flavored lattes.

If you're a habitual latte drinker, investing in a basic espresso maker and learning to make lattes can save you an enormous amount of money each year.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 11 minutes

Yield: One serving



  1. Pull your espresso shot in your latte cup.
  2. (Optional) Add a shot of flavored syrup for a flavored latte.
  3. Using a spoon to retain the microbubbles on top of the steamed milk, pour the bottom 2/3 of the steamed milk from the steaming pitcher into the latte cup.
  4. Top the latte with the remaining bubbles. (You can spoon them onto your drink if desired.)
  5. (Optional) Add latte art.

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