Have you developed an expensive latte habit? Lattes are a delicious coffee beverage that has become increasingly popular over the years. They are made by combining espresso shots with steamed milk, and the result is a creamy and flavorful drink that can be enjoyed any time of day. But they aren’t cheap. A Grande Latte will cost $3-$4 at Starbucks or your favorite coffee shop. Multiply that by 365 days of the year and you know what you have? You have too much! Stop spending that money and make your lattes at home with the Ninja Hot & Cold Brewed System. This machine is awesome and if you follow this Ninja latte recipe, you can make a latte in no time at all.
Here’s the Ninja latte recipe:
- 1 cup of coffee (brewed using the Specialty mode option)
- 1 cup of steamed milk
- Whipped cream (optional)
- Brew a cup of coffee using the Ninja Hot & Cold Brewing System using the Specialty mode option. You can use any type of coffee you prefer, but a medium roast works well for lattes.
- In a microwave safe container (Pyrex measuring cup works well), add about a cup of milk and heat in the microwave for 30-60 seconds. The milk should reach a temperature of around 150-160 degrees Fahrenheit. Make sure to keep an eye on it to avoid over-heating. Use an pot holder to remove the warmed milk from the microwave.
- Next use the built-in Frother to froth the milk. Hold the button on the frother and move it around in the milk to create a frothy texture. Raise and lower the container for about a minute. You should see the milk getting thicker and bubbly.
- Pour the warm frothed milk into the coffee, holding back the foam with a spoon. Fill the cup to about 90% full and then scoop that foam on top.
- Top with whipped cream if desired.
If you’re a coffee lover, learning how to make lattes at home can be a great way to save money and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. Sure go ahead and treat yourself to Starbucks every once in a while. But for your daily fix, give this recipe a try and enjoy the perfect latte from the comfort of your own home!
Tips and Tricks:
Use whole milk for a creamier texture and richer flavor.
Don’t overheat the milk. Overheating can cause the milk to scorch and ruin the flavor of the latte.
If you prefer your latte sweet, you can add sugar or sweetener to taste. Some popular sweeteners for lattes include vanilla syrup, caramel syrup, and honey. Simply stir in the sweetener until it’s dissolved, then enjoy your latte.
Practice your latte art! With a little practice, you can create beautiful designs on the surface of your latte.
Making lattes at home can be a fun and delicious way to enjoy your favorite coffee beverage. With the Ninja Hot and Cold Brewed System and the right ingredients, it’s easy to create a perfect latte every time. Experiment with different flavors and techniques to find your favorite recipe, and don’t forget to have fun with latte art!