How to Make CHEAP and EASY Flavored Latte

Not a "true" latte, but I am always on the lookout for ways to bring a little bit of common sense and flavor into my life.

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How to Make CHEAP and EASY Flavored Latte Recipe
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Any flavoring that you use for baking can also be used for a latte.  I happen to like vanilla, so one capful of vanilla goes into my coffee cup.  I also like stevia - but you can use anything (or not)

Any flavoring that you use for baking can also be used for a latte. I happen to like vanilla, so one capful of vanilla goes into my coffee cup. I also like stevia - but you can use anything (or not)

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Pour your 1/2 cup of  milk into the coffee cup along with the flavoring and into the microwave on high .........

Pour your 1/2 cup of milk into the coffee cup along with the flavoring and into the microwave on high .........

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......for 30 seconds. I know it shouldn't make a difference, but adding cold milk to coffee just doesn't produce the same results.

......for 30 seconds. I know it shouldn't make a difference, but adding cold milk to coffee just doesn't produce the same results.

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I thought this gadget was the biggest waste of money  - UNTIL I received one as a present.  Look for them in big box retailers or online and pick one up.  Whisking by hand works too and is free.

I thought this gadget was the biggest waste of money - UNTIL I received one as a present. Look for them in big box retailers or online and pick one up. Whisking by hand works too and is free.

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Move the wand up, down and around.  You want to introduce air into the milk.

Move the wand up, down and around. You want to introduce air into the milk.

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Now comes the easy, hard, cheap, expensive part.  If you have a personal cup coffee maker-brew up a cup of espresso OR Make a cup of coffee at a ratio of 3 coffee to 1 water manually.  Your choice !

Now comes the easy, hard, cheap, expensive part. If you have a personal cup coffee maker-brew up a cup of espresso OR Make a cup of coffee at a ratio of 3 coffee to 1 water manually. Your choice !

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I know a "barista" would throw me out for calling this a latte. But it is better than paying $7 for a real latte.   This I can make at home WHENEVER the mood suits me.  Enjoy w flavored creamers too!

I know a "barista" would throw me out for calling this a latte. But it is better than paying $7 for a real latte. This I can make at home WHENEVER the mood suits me. Enjoy w flavored creamers too!

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