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Homemade Cafe au Lait Coffee Recipe

Love fancy coffee drinks but don't want to spend $5 a day buying them? This simple recipe will feel like a treat, but it's simple enough to make at home!
Prep Time2 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: coffee, quick, healthy, easy, cheap, latte
Servings: 1
Cost: $2



  • 1 cup fresh brewed coffee
  • 1/4 cup steamed half n half or heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp sweetener (I love maple syrup in mine)
  • 1 splash vanilla extract optional


  • Brew your coffee according to your coffee pot.
  • While coffee is brewing, steam your cream.
  • Once both are finished, pour your cream over your coffee, making sure to let the foam settle on top
  • Sweeten with approx. 1 tsp of maple syrup, honey, coconut sugar, or stevia