Some things are harder than they look. Take, for example, the perfect tea latte. Even if you’re a wiz with the coffee equivalent, making a mouthwatering tea version can be tricky – what’s the best tea? The right amount of loose leaf? The perfect steep time?
Guess no more. We’re here to show you just how it should be done. Craving an iced latte instead? We got you. Head over to our Iced Latte post for insider tips on the best brews and techniques for the ice cold version.
Ready for something warm and insanely satisfying? Read on to find out how to make a tea latte at home.
The best teas for a tea latte:
This herbal tea is a fan favourite and for good reason. Nutty, sweet and with hints of cinnamon and beetroot, this caffeine-free tea is a deep pink when steeped. Add milk for one of the prettiest lattes around.
When you’re in the mood for a decadent treat, S’mores Chai is the answer to your cravings. Made with pu’erh tea, it’s both strong, sweet and stands up to the froth.
If you love a classic blend, and who doesn’t, you can’t go wrong with this creamy take on one of the most traditional teas around. Enjoying it as a latte is just the froth on top.
Need a sweet pick-me-up? This blend makes for a totally delicious, 100% Canadian-flavoured latte.
Like brunch in a mug. This brew is so good, it’s almost as good as eating the real thing.
- 4 Perfect Spoons of tea of your choice
- ½ cup (4 oz) water* (*temperature depends on the tea’s steeping instructions)
- 1 ¼ cup of milk or dairy-free alternative
|Add 4 Perfect Spoons of tea to the Steeper and steep according to tea instructions.|
|Dispense tea into a 16 oz cup, then top with frothed milk.|
|Sip and enjoy!|
Pro tip: For the perfect frothy finish, use the back of a large spoon to hold back the foam, allowing the liquid to pour into the cup first. As the liquid runs out, release the spoon to let the foam fill the rest of the cup.