California Fog: A Tea Latte Recipe with Earl Grey
This is a single-serve recipe that will help guide you on how to make a delicious almond earl grey tea latte at home. It is a variation of the classic London fog and is simple to make. You can serve it both hot or iced! Earl Grey is a black tea that is blended with aromatic bergamot oils. This tea latte includes earl grey with dried lavender petals, almond extract, and steamed macadamia milk. It is easy to make and you can substitute the ingredients if you need them. If you do not have a steamer you can heat milk in a saucepan or microwave. You can also substitute the macadamia milk with the milk of your choice.
- Earl grey tea – 2 tsp
- Water: – 6 oz heated to 203° F
- Steamed macadamia or almond milk -3 oz
- Raw Honey – 1 tbsp
- Almond Extract -1/4 tsp.
- Optional (almond whipped cream)
- Optional (almond shavings)
- In a kettle heat water to 203° F. Add 2 teaspoons of loose-leaf Earl Grey with lavender into a tea steeper then add 6 ounces of water.
- Let the tea steep for 4 to 5 minutes.
- Separately, steam 3 ounces of macadamia milk or almond milk. Add a 1/4 tsp of almond extract to the steamed milk along with one tablespoon of raw honey. (If you do not have a milk steamer then you can use a saucepan. Make sure that the milk does not reach a boil!
- When the tea is finished steeping pour the steamed milk over the tea.
- Garnish with lavender petals and shaved almonds.
- For additional flavor, add a homemade whipped cream with orange peel and a hint of cardamom!