Learn how to make your own café au lait at home.
Pronounced café o-lay, French for “coffee with milk,” this recipe is a perfect blend of sweet chocolate and caramel, all balanced with a light hint of salt.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
- 3 tsp dark chocolate sauce or syrup
- 1 ½ Tbsp toffee nut syrup
- Fleur de sel or flaky sea salt
- 6 oz brewed coffee
- ½ cup milk of choice
- Whipped cream
- Caramel drizzle
TRY IT WITH
How to Make Salted Caramel Café au Lait
Start with adding dark chocolate sauce and toffee nut syrup to your cup.
Add a pinch of sea salt.
Pour in hot coffee and stir to dissolve.
Add milk; cold is great, but hot is better.
Top it off with whipped cream, caramel drizzle and a sprinkle of sea salt. Serve and enjoy.
Did You Know?
Café au lait is French for “coffee with milk.” Best enjoyed in the morning over breakfast, this European coffee stems from the same tradition as caffè latte in Italy or café con leche in Spain.