How to Make a Latte At Home with an Espresso Machine

How to Make a Latte At Home with an Espresso Machine

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  • April 29, 2020

Strong espresso coffee is an Italian tradition enjoyed around the world. Perhaps the most popular of the coffee concoctions that use espresso is the latte.

Lattes are made from espresso and steamed milk. Lattes can be very expensive to buy everyday, but you can make them at home with a simple set up called an AeroPress. If you really love lattes, you can also buy an espresso machine with a milk frother.

Learn how to brew an Italian-style caffe latte at home better than your local coffee shop.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Latte
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 serving


Equipment

  • Espresso machine
  • Milk frother

Ingredients  

  • 6 oz milk
  • 20 grams coffee grounds

Instructions

Prepare the milk

  • For a single, small latte you will need about 6 ounces of milk. A good rule to follow is that you will need 6 ounces of milk per ounce of brewed espresso.
    Steam Milk in Espresso Machine

Grind the coffee

  • Using a coffee grinder, grind your coffee beens to very fine grind. The coffee grounds should be about the size of the grains of table salt.
    Ground Coffee Beans with Spoon
  • Grind the espresso beans in a burr grinder for added freshness and control. Burr grinders will let you control how fine or coarse your espresso grounds turn out, and will result in a more consistent grind.
    Coffee Burr Grinder Top

Question 1

  • Make sure to keep the milk warm while frothing to prevent frostbite ruining the flavor.
  • Be careful not to burn yourself and use a cover while frothing the milk.

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Updated: July 9, 2020
Categories: Coffee Brewing