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You may have seen colorful latte cups cover all the rage on Instagram and wondered, "How do they make those?" Well, the answer is simple: with beetroot powder!

That's right, the key to making those beautiful pink lattes is the beetroot powder. Here is the inside out about beetroot latte, and 3 beet latte recipes showing you how to make them yourself! Read on for more!

Beet Latte Made From Beetroot: BEFORE / AFTER

Beetroot Latte Powder

Beet latte powder is a great way to get the health benefits of beetroots without having to eat them. It is made from beetroot juice that has been freeze-dried, then ground into a fine powder. Beetroot powder is incredibly versatile and can be used in a variety of recipes, including beetroot latte. You can explore further & find the right powder to make the drink from this article: the best beetroot powder

Beetroot Latte Benefits

This all-natural powder is derived from beetroots and is a rich source of dietary nitrate. When nitrate is consumed, it's converted into nitric oxide in the body, which has been shown to improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. So not only is this latte pretty to look at, it's also good for you! Here's how to make one at home.

What Does Beetroot Latte Taste Like?

Beet latte has a subtle and earthy beet-like flavor that is neither too sweet nor overly savory. It's perfectly balanced with a hint of nuttiness and sweetness from the beetroot, making it a delicious and satisfying addition to your morning or afternoon coffee routine.

Does Beetroot Latte Have Caffeine?

Beet latte does not have caffeine. It's made from beetroot powder, milk, and espresso or coffee, but the actual beetroot powder does not contain any caffeine. So if you're looking for a caffeine-free latte alternative, beet latte is definitely a great choice! Enjoy!

1. Beetroot Latte

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of almond milk (or other milk of your choice)
  • 1 shot espresso or 1/2 cup strongly brewed coffee
  • 1 tablespoon beetroot powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

Directions:

  1. Heat up the milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until it's steaming.
  2. Add in the beetroot powder and stir until it's completely dissolved.
  3. Pour the beetroot mixture into a mug and add in the espresso/coffee, honey, and vanilla extract (if using).
  4. Use a milk frother to make the latte creamy and foamy (or use an immersion blender or electric whisk).
  5. Pour the beetroot latte into your mug, add desired toppings, and enjoy!
PINK LATTE | Boundi Cafe

2. Beetroot Cacao Latte

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon beetroot powder
  • 1 shot espresso/ 1/2 cup strong coffee
  • 1 teaspoon cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)

Directions:

  1. Heat up the almond milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until it's steaming.
  2. Add beetroot powder and cacao powder, stirring until both are dissolved.
  3. Pour beetroot cacao mixture into a mug.
  4. Add the espresso/coffee along with honey or maple syrup (if using).
  5. Use a milk frother to make the latte creamy and foamy (or use an immersion blender or electric whisk).
  6. Pour beetroot cacao latte into your mug, add desired toppings and enjoy!

3. Fresh Grated Beetroot Latte (Pink Melange Coffee)

Ingredients:

  • 2 beetroots (recommend using the fresh beetroots from the grocery store)
  • 2 cups of almond milk
  • 1 shot espresso/ 1/2 cup strong coffee
  • 1 tablespoon beetroot powder
  • 2 teaspoons honey (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Peel and grate beetroots into a bowl
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat milk until just about to boil.
  3. Add beetroot powder, honey (optional), and grated beetroots and stir until combined
  4. Pour mixture into a blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Once smooth, pour back into the saucepan and stir in espresso/strong coffee until combined.
  6. Pour beetroot latte into 2 mugs and enjoy!

This coffee recipe is delicious and easy to follow. It only requires strong brewed coffee, honey, and some pink milk foam. Watch the video below on how to make pink milk foam at home so you can layer your pink latte just like they do in cafes!

How to Make Pink Melange Coffee at Home | Family Friendly Cooking

Tips & Tricks

  • Try adding a pinch of nutmeg for an extra depth of flavor.
  • Add a scoop of your favorite ice cream for a delicious beetroot affogato.
  • Swap out almond milk for coconut or oat milk for creamier texture and flavor.
  • You can also use maple syrup to replace honey.
  • For a vegan-friendly beetroot latte, opt for plant-based milks and skip the honey.
  • Add a little bit of ground cinnamon for a nice sweet and spicy flavor.

Whether it's beetroot latte, beetroot cacao latte, or beetroot melange you're after, the possibilities are endless.

Never again will you have to go out and buy an overpriced latte when you can make one at home that tastes even better! Frothy, creamy foam is easy to achieve with the right coffee mixer (or milk frother). We've gone ahead and picked the top 3 milk frothers for your convenience. Check the below blog post and pick one to make your pink latte cups today!

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All these beet latte versions are caffeine-free so you can enjoy them anytime of the day, without worrying about the late night jitters. So grab some beetroot powder and whip up one of these delicious lattes!

Happy sipping!

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