How to Make a 100 Calorie Eggnog Latte at Home

How to Make a 100 Calorie Eggnog Latte at Home.

Don’t stress- I’m going to show you how to make a 100 calorie eggnog latte at home. eggnog latte (2)

One of the things I love the most about the holiday season is the return of the holiday-inspired coffee flavors at “unnamed coffee-house.”For me, it’s the eggnog latte. Eggnog is one of those things that you either love or hate- I feel like black licorice falls into this category too- but I happen to enjoy it during the holidays because it just screams winter and the holidays to me.

If you don’t want to drink a days worth of calories, steer clear of that punch-bowl and try a little eggnog steamed in your coffee instead. I have perfected the homemade version- and at approximately 100 calories, you can enjoy a taste of the holiday season and still be able to fit into that LBD for your upcoming party.

Besides, think of how much money you’ll save not paying $5 at the aforementioned coffee-house.

I’ll say fa-la-la-la-la to that!

100 Calorie Eggnog Latte (maybe more like a cappuccino? Flat white?)

  • 1/4 cup low-fat eggnog (I like Horizon Organic)
  • 1/2 cup skim milk frothed
  • 2 shots espresso (but you could also use coffee)
  • ground nutmeg (extra points for freshly grated)

A milk frother is a great, inexpensive purchase if you are a coffee lover- you can find good ones for less than $20 online. My pictures and recipe are using a Nespresso machine, but any espresso/coffee maker/milk frother will work. Just adjust recipe slightly to meet your needs. I’m basing my calories on the above measurements using low-fat eggnog and skim milk.

To make:

  • Using a milk frother, froth your eggnog and skim milk together.
  • Place espresso (or coffee) into your mug
  • Pour the eggnog/milk combo on top. (pour first, keeping froth out of the way with a spoon then spoon in the frothiness at the end. You’ll be amazed at your barista-like ways) 😉
  • Grate fresh nutmeg over the top

Voila!

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