1. I made a very cool coffee house drink at home for pennies.
2. I made froth at home without any special equipment and made this drink really look like I bought it at a coffee house.
PS... don't want a hot drink.... allow the drink to cool down in the fridge. Place drink with a couple scoops of vanilla ice cream in the blender and zap. Voila, now you have a pumpkin pie spiced chai latte milkshake. That's how my kids enjoyed it. :) ( no foam needed for this preparation)
1 1/2 cups of milk (any kind)
1 bag of black tea
1 heaping Tbs pumpkin puree
1 cinnamon stick
2-4 green cardamom pods
grated fresh nutmeg ( 10 scrapes)
sweetener of choice (sugar, agave, maple syrup, splenda)
In a saucepan on medium-low heat gently simmer milk, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom, pumpkin puree, sweetener (of choice), grated nutmeg until hot.
Then turn off heat and steep tea bag for 2-3 minutes (or longer depending how strong you want the tea flavor). Strain into coffee mug and drink while hot. Enjoy.
How to make foam at home (without frother or machine):
Supplies: microwave safe container with tight fitting lid.
Place 1/4 cup of milk in container and shake for 45 seconds or longer until froth forms. Take lid off and place in microwave so the froth floats to the top. Use a spoon to skim the froth off the milk and place it on your latte.
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