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Remember that Earl Grey tea latte?

I can’t stop thinking about it either.  These tea lattes went from a once-a-week treat to a daily fix.  Times two.  I make 2 lattes some mornings.  I tell myself I’ll have just one and then switch back to green tea.  But, before I know it, my milk is frothing and another tea bag is perfectly steeped.  Again.

I discovered the secret to making a tea latte taste like one from a coffee shop:  sugar. Just a splash.  I use agave nectar most of the time.

There’s a local coffee shop next to my yoga studio that makes a green tea latte just for me, even though it’s not on the menu.  They leave the tea bag in the cup for serving, and I think that’s necessary for green tea since it’s so lightly flavored.  An Earl Grey tea bag only needs 5 minutes of steeping to reach its richest, darkest brown.  I recommend covering the cup during steeping for maximum flavor.

You’re going to need a milk frother for this recipe.  Sorry about that.  But, maybe lay off your Starbucks habit one day a week and you’ll save enough money to buy one?

I got my milk frother as a wedding present, and I love it. Love love it.

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Earl Grey Tea Latte

Earl Grey Tea Latte

Makes 1 latte

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 single-serving Earl Grey tea bag
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or agave nectar

Instructions

  1. Bring the water to a boil. Once boiling, pour it into a tea cup and add tea bag. Cover and step for 5 minutes.
  2. One minute before tea is done steeping, add the milk to the frother and turn it on.
  3. Remove the tea bag from the water and stir in the sugar. Spoon frothed milk on top and serve.

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