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Spanish Latte - Easy Way to Make It at Home

by Lucia Liang on May 04, 2024

Spanish Latte - Easy Way to Make It at Home

If you're a coffee lover, you've probably tried various types of lattes. In recent years, Spanish lattes have become popular. It is a subtly sweet espresso drink made from condensed milk, espresso, and steamed milk.


In this article, we will give you a brief introduction to what a Spanish latte is and guide you on how to make your own Spanish latte. So grab your favorite mug and let's get started!


What Is Spanish Latte (Café Con Leche)?

Spanish latte, known as cafe con leche in Spain, is a delightful and indulgent espresso drink that combines the rich flavors of espresso, milk, and condensed milk.


The key ingredient that sets the Spanish Latte apart from other latte variations is the addition of condensed milk. This popular addition not only imparts a luscious sweetness, but also helps achieve a smooth consistency unmatched by regular lattes made with steamed milk or milk refining. This coffee drink has captured the hearts of coffee lovers all over the world with its smooth texture, sweet taste and beautiful layering effect.


While little is known about the origin or inventor of the Spanish latte, some believe it to be a variant of Vietnamese coffee


How to Make Spanish Latte At Home?


  • 2shot of espresso
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of condensed milk



  1. Prepare your cup by pouring condensed milk over the bottom and the sides of the cup.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat the milk over medium heat, stirring it occasionally..Do not let the milk boil. Or you can do it with the milk steam frother of espresso machine.
  3. Prepare fresh coffee beansand Wirsh 20 Bar Espresso Machine. Make sure you have a rich and strong shot of espresso.
  4. Assemble the Spanish Latte by pouring the espresso onto the hot milkslowly, aiming to create distinct layers of espresso, milk, and condensed milk.
  5. Give it a gentle stir to combine the flavors, or you can leave it layered for a beautiful presentation.
  6. Serve your Spanish Latte and enjoy!


If you prefer an iced version, simply follow the same steps but let the milk mixture cool down before pouring it over ice and the shot of espresso. You can also add some ice cubes to the cup before pouring for an extra refreshing experience.


Whether you're a coffee aficionado or someone looking for a delightful and indulgent treat, the Spanish Latte is a must-try. Now get started trying to make this drink!



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