Love is in the air, and so is the rich, chocolatey scent of this red velvet latte. This take on the traditional caffè mocha uses beetroot juice to create a gorgeous red hue that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day. Whip a few up with your significant other, your galentine, or just show yourself a little love with this decadent treat.
Served at 138°F (59°C)
A heart is the perfect design for your Valentine’s Day coffee, especially if you’re showing off the color of your red velvet latte. With a little practice, you can pour one like a barista using this method:
If you don’t have a steaming wand to create that perfect microfoam or you’re new to latte art, creating a heart can be tough. Feel free to use a toothpick and extra foam to touch up your design – we won’t tell!
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