Homemade vanilla lattes

Heather Disarro

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With fall upon us the love of lattes increases. Make your own version of the coffee shop favorite at home with just a few simple ingredients at a fraction of the cost!

homemade vanilla lattes recipes

Homemade vanilla lattes

Makes 2 (10-ounce) lattes


  • 1 cup 1 percent milk
  • 1-1/2 cups strong brewed coffee
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
  • Sweetener to taste


  1. In a small saucepan heat the milk over medium-low heat until small bubbles start to form on the sides of the pan.
  2. Pour the hot milk into a blender, along with the vanilla extract.
  3. Being careful to ventilate the milk slightly, blend until light and frothy.
  4. While the milk is blending, pour the prepared coffee into mugs.
  5. When the milk is done, pour immediately into the coffee mugs.
  6. Sweeten as desired. Drink immediately.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.