Nail the Drink: A Foolproof Recipe for Café Latte

Cafe Latte Foam ArtReady to go the DIY route with your latte? We’re with you. There’s just something about the creamy concoction that inspires us all (or at least those of us who are into espresso spiked with steamed milk).

The good news is that making a latte is pretty easy. Though some people may spend years traveling the globe’s cafes in search of the perfect latte, this easy recipe should do the trick for the rest of us:

Foolproof Recipe for Café Latte

Makes 1


  • 1/3 cup brewed espresso
  • 1 cup milk


  1. If you have a milk-steaming machine, follow the directions to steam the milk. If not, heat it on the stove over medium, whisking until hot and foamy.
  2. Pour brewed espresso into mug.
  3. Pour steamed milk in, holding back the foam with a spoon. Then gently spoon the foam on top.

It’s as easy as that to enjoy a café-quality latte. Enjoy!

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