During the frenzy of the holidays it is important for parents to take a little time for themselves. Warm up and space out with a steaming, decadent, flavorful cup of coffee, and take a break from your busy day for a quick snack! This simple peppermint latte recipe makes a fabulous drink you can sip in peace when you need some this holiday season.
prep time: 2 minutes
cook time: 10 minutes
total time: 12 minutes
- 2 shots (3 ounces) of hot coffee
- ¾ cup of skim milk
- ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
- whipped cream (for garnish)
Step 1: Add the milk to a small saucepan and warm gently until tiny bubbles appear around the rim. Add the hot coffee to the milk along with the peppermint extract and stir well.
Step 2: If you really want to get fancy, Use a milk frother to froth up the peppermint latte if desired. Pour the coffee into a mug, garnish with whipped cream and serve!
Photos: Shauna Younge