Oh, how I love my coffee beverages! That’s no secret to anyone who has been reading here for a while. And while I adore getting out of the house to grab coffee with a friend, baby life isn’t always conducive to swinging by a coffee shop for an afternoon treat. Thus, I’ve been trying to re-create my favorites at home, which is both more convenient and also a lot cheaper. Win-Win.
Recently I discovered a way to make an almond milk iced latte that tastes just like the one they make at Peet’s. I use the small cup setting on my Nespresso Inissia for the espresso shot, and I use the Aeroccino on the cold setting for the milk so I can get a tiny bit of foam.
Here’s how I do it…
ALMOND MILK ICED LATTE
– 1 shot espresso (if using Nespresso, use the small cup setting)
– 1 cup cold foamy almond milk (just fill the Aeroccino to the “max” line)
– Handful of ice
Make the espresso shot and start the milk on the cold setting using the Aeroccino. Add a couple of dollops of foam to the bottom of a glass, then add ice to the cup on top of the foam. Pour the espresso and milk over the ice together at the same time. Serve without stirring.
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