Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Heath Bar Lattes



Technically, this isn't a latte in the truest sense; it's a bit of a hybrid drink, but it's delicious. I don't have an espresso maker, so instead this drink uses extremely strong black coffee from a French press, and blends it with steamed and slightly frothed milk. There's also caramel, vanilla simple syrup and a Heath bar rim involved, so there's that. And that is good. Adam really loves Heath bars, so I decided to make these for him when he got home from work. I didn't realize he would be sweating after an 82 degree walk, but he devoured it nonetheless.


Heath Bar Latte
Per one serving

Ingredients

  • 6 oz. very strong black coffee 
  • 4 oz. steamed milk, slightly frothed if desired
  • 1 t. caramel sauce, plus extra for drizzling
  • 1 t. vanilla simple syrup
  • Part of a Heath bar, chopped into very small pieces
Directions

Rub warm caramel around the rim of the mug, and roll in chopped Heath bits. Add simple syrup and caramel into mug. Add hot coffee and stir. Top with milk. Sprinkle with Heath crumbles and drizzle with extra caramel.



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