Ever order a latte? I have and I haven’t been too impressed. But it really depends on where you go and how you ask them to make it. Typically a latte will be prepared with about 1/3 espresso and 2/3 steamed milk and a layer of foamed milk which is about ¼ inch on top. A latte is similar to a cappuccino (a real one, not the ones from the gas station) but the difference is that cappuccino’s have about half as much milk as a latte. Cappuccinos also have more foam than a latte. That’s an easier way to tell the difference. Adding a bit of flavored syrup might help the taste if you’re not used to plain coffee. Below is variation of the hot latte.
Caramel Latte: 2 Cups Ice, 2oz. Torani Crème Frozen Beverage Base, 1oz. Torani Caramel Sauce or Syrup, 4oz. Milk.
A Café Mocha is similar to the latte in that it is made with 1/3 espresso and 2/3 steamed milk, but a bit of chocolate is added. This is usually in the form of a chocolate syrup or even chocolate powder. Dark or milk chocolate is great for a mocha. Mochas also will not contain the famous milk froth on top. Usually a light dusting of cinnamon or cocoa powder and maybe even marshmallows will be added to the top for a bit more flavor and decoration.
Torani Blended Mocha: 2 Cups Ice, 2oz. Torani Crème Frozen Beverage Base, 1oz. Torani Chocolate Sauce, 3oz. Milk, 1-2 Shots Chilled Espresso.
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