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London Fog Drink (Earl Grey Tea Latte)

Author: Jee Choe
Make London Fog at home with this simple and tasty recipe. 
4.7 from 77 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Steep Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Yield1 serving

INGREDIENTS
 

INSTRUCTIONS
 

MAKE TEA

  • Boil water.
    Boil water on the stovetop or use an electric kettle with a temperature setting (water set to 208°F). Use filtered water for a better tasting tea.
  • Combine tea, lavender buds, and hot water in a teapot. 
  • Cover teapot and steep for 5 minutes.

FROTH MILK

  • Heat milk.
    Heat milk on the stovetop by simmering on low until it gets hot. Keep careful watch to make sure the milk doesn't come to a boil. Stir occasionally.
  • Pour hot milk into a French press.
  • Pump French press plunger until milk doubles in volume.
    Move the plunger up and down to pump air into the milk.

ASSEMBLE DRINK

  • Strain tea leaves and pour tea into a cup.
  • Stir in sugar and vanilla extract.
  • Pour frothed milk from the French press into cup with tea.
    Optional: Garnish with dried lavender buds.

NOTES

  • You can take out the dried lavender if you wish -- the drink is still delicious without it.
  • I used loose Earl Grey tea but you can easily swap it with a tea sachet.

NUTRITION

Calories: 154 | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 242mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 296IU | Calcium: 207mg
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