How to Make a Latte At Home (With or Without an Espresso Machine)

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Updated: April 29, 2020

Method 1

Brew Caffe Latte With an Espresso Machine

Homemade Coffee Latte with Foam Design
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
Method 2

Brew Caffe Latte Without an Espresso Machine

You don't need an espresso machine to make an amazing latte. We'll show you how to
Course: Coffee
Brew Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Equipment

  • Spoon
  • Jar with lid
  • Shallow coffee cup

Ingredients  

  • Milk Low-fat, whole, or non-fat

Instructions

Make the espresso or strong coffee

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Froth the milk

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Pour warm milk into the espresso

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Add foam

  • It's essential that you do this step last, as mixing the foam with the espresso directly will cause it to dissolve and leave you with no foam.

Tips

  • Make sure to keep the milk warm while frothing to prevent frostbite ruining the flavor.

Warnings

  • Be careful not to burn yourself and use a cover while frothing the milk.

About This Article

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Updated: May 23, 2020
Categories: Coffee Recipes