Looking for a delicious and easy way to recreate Starbucks’ famous Caramel Brulee Latte at home? Look no further! This recipe will give you the perfect balance of sweet caramel and rich espresso, all topped off with a decadent layer of whipped cream and crunchy caramelized sugar.
- 1 shot of espresso or 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 tbsp caramel sauce
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- Whipped cream
- Caramelized sugar (optional)
- Brew the espresso or strong coffee and pour it into a mug.
- In a small saucepan, heat the milk, caramel sauce, and vanilla extract over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is hot and frothy.
- Pour the milk mixture over the espresso and stir to combine.
- Top with whipped cream and caramelized sugar, if desired.
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- Q: Can I use regular milk instead of a non-dairy alternative?
- A: Absolutely! Any type of milk will work in this recipe.
- Q: How can I make this latte vegan?
- A: Simply use a non-dairy milk and skip the whipped cream.
- Q: Can I use flavored syrup instead of caramel sauce?
- A: Yes, you can use any type of flavored syrup you like to customize your latte.
- Q: Can I make this latte iced?
- A: Absolutely! Simply pour the hot milk mixture over ice and add the espresso or coffee.
- Q: How can I store leftover caramel sauce?
- A: Store any leftover caramel sauce in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
- Q: How can I make caramelized sugar?
- A: Simply heat sugar in a pan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it melts and turns golden brown. Pour it onto a sheet of parchment paper to cool.
- Q: How can I make this latte decaf?
- A: Simply use decaf espresso or coffee instead of regular.
If you don’t have an espresso machine, you can use a stove-top moka pot or a French press to make a strong coffee that will work just as well in this recipe.
If you want to add an extra layer of flavor, sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg over the whipped cream before serving.
If you’re feeling adventurous, try making your own caramel sauce from scratch for an even more decadent latte experience.