Almond milk tea lattes are a popular go-to at the coffee shop, but if you'd like to learn how to make your own, you've found the perfect recipe!
What We Love about this Almond Milk Latte
Chef Ari chose rooibos tea for this unique latte recipe. Rooibos (pronounced ROY-boss) tea is a red herbal tea that comes from the fermented leaves of the Aspalathus linearis shrub, a plant native to South Africa. Here is what he had to say about the flavor pairings:
“Rhodiola root powder is very bitter and works great with any plant based milk, mellowing out the bitterness and bringing out the natural nutty flavors.
I sweetened with honey for its floral notes, but can be substituted with agave."
How to Make the Almond Milk for this Recipe
You can totally use store bought almond milk, but to really do this recipe justice, you will want to make your own. It's easy enough, just follow our Classic Almond Milk Recipe. Another great option is to use a premium almond milk base, which you can find on our marketplace.
What you will need:
- water (filtered)
- almonds (raw and soaked for 24 hours)
- dates (pitted and soaked for a few hours)
- vanilla extract
What you will need to do:
- Drain the water from the almonds and dates, rinse and drain again.
- Blend almonds and dates with the 10.65 ounces of water.
- Add the slurry to the press bag, filling no more than one-third full, then press.
- Whisk the vanilla into the milk.
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