Coconut & Macadamia Iced Latte

MogoBlog MogoLicious Tasty Tip of the Day:  Cow milk not your thing? No problemo. This iced latte kicks the pants off the old standby, as it’s cool, refreshing, a bit tropical, and ideal for poolside sipping. Make your own macadamia nut milk for the freshest flavor, and aim for chocolaty tasting coffees to really round out the flavors of the drink.

Coconut & Macadamia Iced Latte

Ingredients for Latte:

    • 45 g coconut milk/cream
    • 20 g simple syrup
    • 5-10 g vanilla extract
    • 40 g espresso
    • 100 g macadamia milk
    • Ice for the glass

Ingredients for Macadamia Milk:

    • 100 grams of unsalted macadamia nuts
    • 200 grams of cool water

Instructions for Macadamia Milk:

    1. You’ll want to make the macadamia milk in advance, as it takes a few hours of soaking.
    2. Combine the two and store in the fridge overnight in a covered container.

Instructions for Latte:

    1. The next day, add the mix plus another 400 grams of water into a blender, and blitz the heck out of it until it’s milky white and smooth looking.
    2. Strain the mixture into a fresh container through a muslin cloth or nut milk bag, and store for up to a week. You can also sweeten to taste, but we’ve created this recipe for unsweetened milk.
    3. Combine the coconut cream, simple syrup, and vanilla with the fresh shot of espresso, and stir until thoroughly dissolved.
    4. Add your macadamia milk to a glass with ice, then add the espresso mixture on top and stir.
    5. That’s it – you’re done.
    6. Now go catch some sun and sip happy!

Yields: Mug with Attitude servings


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