Stovetop Espresso Maker (see recipe for alternate option if you don't have one)
3tbspespresso. (or about 2 oz of really strong coffee)your stovetop maker may be different and require a different amount, follow the instructions
1cupmilk. For the best flavor use 2% or whole milk. Almond or oat milk work just fineif dairy-free is needed.
Add espresso to the top of the espresso maker and press down firmly.
Screw the top onto the bottom and put it on med-high heat. Here’s the important part… when the pot starts to percolate TAKE IT OFF THE HEAT!
Heat the milk to just under 150 degrees. I use a candy thermometer to make sure I watch it. Also, keeping the heat at medium guarantees it won’t burn. --see the tips below if you want an easier hack for frothing milk!
Putting it together. You want about 1 part espresso to 2 parts milk and foam. Pour in the espresso. Then use a spatula to hold back the foam and pour half of the milk. The add foam. (for the PERFECTEST PERFECT latte put 1 tsp vanilla, and 3 tsp sugar into your mug before the espresso)