Who doesn't love their $5 lattes, show of hands? Who likes paying $5 for them? That's what I thought. In an effort to save some money and not go to Starbucks every weekend I started a quest to make myself a quality coffee on the weekend. Someone at work had told me that she places milk in a cup and microwaves it for 30 seconds creating her version of steamed milk without a frother. So this past weekend my sister and I were chatting that to get foam you need air. So why not shake it in a mason jar before microwaving it.
So what do you need?
- Jam sized mason jar
- Milk (Whole milk works best but I use 1%)
- Brewed Coffee
Fill your mason jar about half way. Place lid on the jar securely and shake for one minute. Make sure to shake it good.
Remove the lid and microwave. The lid is metal so make sure you don't put it in the microwave. Microwave the mason jar for 30 seconds and make sure to watch it because the foam will rise and you don't want it to over flow.
Now take your brewed coffee. I made an 8oz cup from my Keurig with Vanilla Caramel Creme coffee.
Pour the warm milk into you coffee and spoon excess foam from the jar on the top of your latte.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy!