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A latte or cafe latte has become a pretty popular espresso based coffee drink around the globe.

A latte is simply steamed milk and at least 1 or multiple shots of espresso.

We find that most coffee shops use a double espresso shot in a 16 fl.oz. latte while smaller sizes may only contain 1 shot for a total of 77mg of caffeine.

If you aren't sure what your local coffee shop does, ask your barista.

The listing above reflects a latte made with a double shot of espresso (3 fl.oz.) and 10 fl.oz. whole milk (milk expands when steamed)

Note: There are many factors that can influence the caffeine content of a latte. The above is an average amount, but could actually be much lower or much higher.

The Anatomy of a Caffe Latte

  • A great latte starts with a perfectly pulled shot(s) of espresso. This means quality coffee beans were finely ground and packed properly. The shot is stopped before the crema turns white.
  • The steaming of the milk is also important. Steamed milk for a latte should be velvety smooth with tiny air bubbles and heated to .
  • The steamed milk is then poured into the espresso slowly in a fashion that sends some of the crema to the top of the cup.

Skilled baristas can even create beautiful designs with the correct pour method.

Where To Buy Latte

Mr. Coffee BVMC-EL1 Cafe Latte

Price: $129.99 $66.64Available from Amazon / Mr. Coffee

Mr. Coffee Café Barista Premium Espresso/Cappuccino System, ECMP1000

Price: $199.99 Too low to displayAvailable from Amazon / Mr. Coffee

The Keurig Rivo Cappuccino and Latte System

Price: $199.99 $97.99Available from Amazon / Keurig

Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Steam Espresso System with Milk Frother, ECM160

Price: $88.03 $31.99Available from Amazon / Mr. Coffee

De'Longhi EC155 15 BAR Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Maker

Price: $77.98Available from Amazon / DeLonghi

Ingredients in Latte

coffee, whole milk

Sugar content: 16 grams (per 16 ounces).

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Caffeine Concentration

Latte contains 9.62 mgs of caffeine per fluid ounce (32.55mg/100 ml).

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