Do not torture yourself with 10 ingredient copycat Starbucks recipes! Good coffee, fresh milk and a few tablespoons of syrup are all you need to make a delicious cup of coffee at home.
These homemade drinks have fewer calories and if you add almond or coconut milk you will have a really healthy version of your favorite coffee. The possibilities are almost endless. Not to mention that making your own coffee at home will save you a ton of money.
How to use syrup in coffee? Use 2 tbsp syrup/sauce for every 8 ounces of drink. If you’re making 12-ounce drink use 3 tbsp or, use 4 tbsp for a 16-ounce drink.
How many tablespoons in a pump of syrup? Usually 1 pump = 1/2 tbsp = 1/4 ounce. So, for a regular serving size you need 4 pumps.
MY BASIC FLAVORED LATTE RECIPE, REGULAR COFFEE
1/2 cup freshly brewed coffee
1/2 cup hot milk
2 tbsp syrup/sauce of your choice
sugar to taste
Brew coffee. Add 2 tbsp syrup for a standard cup or 3 tbsp if making a 12-ounce cup and stir. Heat up the milk in the microwave until steaming or froth in a milk frother and slowly add milk to your coffee while stirring. Add sugar to achieve the level of sweetness you normally like.
MY BASIC FLAVORED LATTE RECIPE, ESPRESSO
1 double espresso shot (2 oz)
6 ounces steamed milk
2 tbsp syrup of your choice
sugar to taste
Pull out a double espresso shot or brew 1 espresso pod. Add 2 tbsp flavored syrup and stir. Pour 6 oz cold milk into the steam pitcher and steam the milk. Slowly add milk to your espresso while stirring.
If you love coffee as much as I do, here’s a list of delicious coffee recipes that you can easily make at home.
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