Homemade Cafe au Lait

Make a fancy coffee drink at home with no special tools, just simple tricks!
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1/2 cup milk

Caramel syrup, optional  

1/2 cup hot coffee 


Special equipment:
a 2-cup mason jar with lid
  1. Add the milk to a 2-cup mason jar. Add 1 teaspoon of caramel syrup if using and close the lid tightly. Shake the jar until foamy, about 1 minute. Remove the lid and microwave the foamy milk until hot, about 1 minute.
  2. Pour the hot coffee into an 8-ounce mug. Top the coffee with the hot milk and spoon over some foam. Drizzle with caramel syrup if desired.