Brew Caffe Latte With an Espresso Machine

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


  • Espresso machine
  • Milk frother


  • 6 oz milk
  • 20 grams coffee grounds


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