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DIY Salted Caramel Café Latte

Have you ever tried this Torani Salted Carmel syrup?  Found it at the grocery store and want to share a quick tutorial on how to make a latte at home.  It is currently our favorite flavor and can be found on Amazon if your grocery store doesn’t have it! 

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Start with a dark roast coffee.  You want a coffee that is not too weak, because when you add the milk it dilutes the strength.  I like Starbucks Verona blend, but any dark roast will do.

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Next, you need to steam the milk.  I’ve had this Nepresso steamer for 10 years and it works so good!  If you have a hand held frother that will do the trick too.  Use 1 or 2 percent milk (I have tried whole milk in the steamer and it doesn’t froth quite as well).  If you have a hand held frother warm the milk in a saucepan, on the stove, then froth until foam is the right consistency.  Next, pour the steamed milk into the dark roast coffee.  Lastly, sweeten it up with a syrup or sweetener of your choice.

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The foamy deliciousness is our favorite part!  Pour the syrup right into the froth.  It tastes just like a caramel latte you would buy at a coffee shop, but the best part is it costs way less!  Serve it with a treat of your choice. Then invite a friend over and wow them with your barista skills!!

I have to confess that I stole these white chocolate dipped ginger cookies from my friend Stacey.  She makes them every year at a church event, and somehow I manage to sneak out a few when she brings a plate to youth group. 🙂  I hide them from my kids…they are so pretty and they taste even better than they look!  Might have to get her to share this recipe with us sometime! 

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Enjoy!

xoxo,
Jolene and Lindsay

 

 


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