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Stovetop Latte Recipe

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. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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