Stovetop Latte Recipe

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Skip the trip to the trendy coffee shop and brew this good-for-you version of latte in the comfort of your own home. Delores Ward of Decatur, Indiana shared this great winter warm-up!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1-1/3 cups fat-free milk
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup hot strong brewed coffee
  • Ground cinnamon or baking cocoa, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 61 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat-free milk.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine milk and sugar substitute. Whisk over medium heat until foamy and steaming (do not boil). Slowly pour into mugs. Pour coffee through the foam. Sprinkle with cinnamon or cocoa if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.
Originally published as Stovetop Latte in Light & Tasty February/March 2004, p49

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chris and jenn User ID: 4471881 134981
Reviewed May. 31, 2011

"I was skeptical with fat free milk. I figured it would not taste as good. But it foamed up and was great! I used and old egg beater type whisk with the crank on it."

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