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This Chocolate Latte is a decadent and sweet way to start your morning. This is a classic latte made with Café Bustelo® espresso, combined with steamed milk (or half and half) and sweetened with rich dark chocolate and Cocoa Cinnamon Sugar Spice Mixture.
Hey Everyone, You know I love coffee and espresso, I mean I have a whole Instagram Stories Highlight on the subject. So, when I had the opportunity to share this Chocolate Latte made with , I jumped at the chance!
There are so many ways to customize this Chocolate Latte to your tastes, you can just have it plain with steamed milk or half and half and your favorite piece of chocolate melted in. You can choose milk, semi sweet, dark or even white chocolate, depending on your preference.
I used my Cocoa Cinnamon Sugar Spice Mixture, a recipe here on the blog, to sprinkle on top of the steamed milk/half and half which adds a subtle sweetness as you drink it along with a chocolate-cinnamon aroma.
Another delicious customization is making a chocolate ganache to use as a chocolate syrup, to drizzle over the chocolate latte, making extra rich. I have this chocolate ganache recipe here on the blog too.
Establishing a Morning Ritual
In the morning, one of my rituals is making a coffee or a latte. I try to make something a little different each morning to have variety and experiment. I set up a whole coffee bar area in one end of the kitchen and if you are into coffee and coffee culture – I suggest you do this too!
Who wouldn’t want a nice big latte like this chocolate latte in the morning? To make one, it’s easier than you think!
Step-By-Step Photos on How to Make this Chocolate Latte
Have you ever made a latte at home instead of buying one at a coffee shop? It’s easy! I have several step-by-step to break down the process and show you how easy it is!
I like to use half and half instead of milk because I think it’s more rich and creamy. If I used milk, I would use whole milk. I would encourage you to use whichever milk you like best.
I love to sprinkle my recipe for Cocoa Cinnamon Sugar Spice Mixture on top of the half and half foam.
My Chocolate Ganache recipe, adds a decadent richness to this Chocolate Latte. You can use store bought chocolate sauce or your favorite chocolate syrup recipe to customize this Chocolate Latte recipe.
Don’t forget to add some dark chocolate in your Chocolate Latte. I just dip it in and let it melt for a super chocolate-y experience!
I found the Café Bustelo Coffee at ShopRite in the coffee and tea aisle. I got Cafe Bustelo K-Cup Expresso (12ct, it’s also available in 24ct)
It is also available in a coffee can or in a brick form at Shop Rite.
I love the bold flavor of the Café Bustelo coffee and espresso. Even after adding in the steamed milk or half and half, the chocolate and cocoa cinnamon sugar mixture, you can still taste the espresso flavor.
I know you will love this Chocolate Latte recipe!
This Chocolate Latte is a decadent and sweet way to start your morning. This is a classic latte made with Café Bustelo espresso, combined with steamed milk (or half and half) and sweetened with rich dark chocolate and Cocoa Cinnamon Sugar Spice Mixture.
- 1 k-cup Café Bustelo espresso
- 2 ounces hot water use the smallest or medium volume size on your Keuring coffee maker
- 6 ounces half and half or whole milk (6-8 ounces) amount to taste, you will need a milk steamer or you can heat the milk in a small saucepan on your stove top, if you don't have one.
- 1/2 tsp Cocoa Cinnamon Sugar Spice Mixture amount to taste
- 1 drizzle chocolate ganache or your favorite chocolate syrup (about 1-2 tablespoons) amount to taste, search "Chocolate Ganache Recipe" in the search bar
- 1 square dark chocolate (about 13 grams) amount to taste, to melt into the latte
Use the smallest K-Cup setting to make a cup of espresso in your Keurig coffee machine.
After you made the cup of espresso, using a milk steamer, steam milk (or half and half) and pour the steamed milk/half and half over the espresso and then the foam.
Optional: Sprinkle Cocoa Cinnamon Sugar Spice Mixture over the top of the foam.
Add the chocolate ganache or your favorite chocolate syrup, drizzled over the top of the latte.
Serve with a square of your favorite chocolate! Enjoy!
- You can get a coupon for Café Bustelo Coffee at ShopRite, Coupon for $1 off all Café Bustelo products (valid starting 3/18/18), here.
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