Adventures in Homemade Lattes

I have yet to create the perfect homemade latte, but I’ve been trying both hot and iced versions.

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I recently purchased a latte wand to froth my almond and coconut milk for coffees, and it’s working fairly well. The creaminess of almond and coconut milk seems to be a good choice for non-dairy coffee drinks, although, I don’t care for the fact that on occasion, there are particles in the milk (I guess from the processed almonds).

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I bought this dark chocolate sea salt caramel sauce to use in this iced latte recipe. This sauce is SO GOOD. You’ve got the richness of the dark chocolate and a hint of caramel saltiness. It didn’t melt as well as I had hoped, but it still added a nice flavor to my coffee. I’ll also be using it on frozen yogurt and coconut milk ice cream this summer for sure.

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Next up, I’d like to try this iced coffee, flavored with a bit of vanilla and brown sugar.

I also plan to make some homemade sweetened condensed coconut milk to try as a creamy, indulgent (and even semi-healthy!) latte sweetener. ;)

I think the next step of my coffee adventuring will be to find a better coffee pot (possibly a French Press) and try different grounds to settle on my favorite. I think my iced latte above would have been much better with a dark roast coffee (I used a hazelnut light roast).

What’s your favorite coffee recipe? Do you make iced coffees in the summertime?

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4 thoughts on “Adventures in Homemade Lattes

  1. hooleywithaz says:

    my milk frother is such a happy item in my kitchen…homemade lattes make me feel like i’ve really accomplished something! amazing what a difference something so small can make in your mood.

  2. erin m. says:

    mmm. iced coffee is my jam and i will have to try this homemade recipe you’ve shared! i’ve always thought about making coffee ice cubes but never have … maybe now will be the time!

  3. Beth @ The Goad Abode says:

    Yum! That looks divine! I need a frother for my homemade iced lattes :) I’ve been going to easy route and buy Silk mocha latte and it’s pretty good. I can’t wait to drink real (non decaf) lattes after this baby arrives :)

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