Saturday, December 11, 2010
Eggnog Latte - Christmas Flavor at It's Best!
I find eggnog to be delicious - kind of like French Vanilla ice cream. But, so rich that I can only drink a little because it is so heavy! But, I still love it.
Well, leave it to Starbucks to offer a flavor that I couldn't resist! The eggnog latte. I asked the "barista" what went into the Eggnog latte. She offered to make it with either coffee or espresso and steamed eggnog. I asked her if she could make it without the coffee or espresso and she agreed. It was delicious, steamed eggnog.
Later in the week, I decided that I was ready to try the coffee version. I was disappointed. But, not to give up (I am no quitter!) I went home and tinkered with the recipe until I found one that I love.
4 oz eggnog
2 oz milk
3 oz hot coffee
Steam the eggnog and milk. (I actually heat the milk and eggnog mixture and then whip it with a little aerator.) Then I add the hot coffee and some freshly grated nutmeg.
Oh - just heavenly...