This butterfly pea flower latte is a delicious alternative to coffee in the morning and can be enjoyed later on in the day to help unwind.
Looking for an alternative to coffee
What drink do you typically go for in the morning? Aside from lemon water or plain water, I usually like to treat myself to black coffee, especially on weekends. Similarly, I
In spite of my best intentions, my coffee consumption has not abated. It seems that whenever we return from vacation, my coffee consumption goes up. After all, I owe it to myself to sample the local coffee, wherever we happen to be! As a result, I carry the habit of drinking more coffee when I return home.
Trying an alternative to coffee
To try something different, I decided to make this blue butterfly pea flower latte. The easy to make recipe is adapted from the talented Crowded Kitchen. It is great without the rose petals. If you want to add an extra touch of
The butterfly pea flower powder is a brilliant shade of indigo blue which happens to be natural. Have you ever seen this flower yourself? I never have.
How to make the butterfly pea flower latte
To make this coffee-free latte, I heated storebought cashew milk on medium
A quick tip
If you try this for yourself, be sure not to overfill your mug to avoid spills. It’s surprising how powerful that little battery operated milk frother can be! Would you try this latte? Let me know what you think of it if you try it!
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Butterfly Pea Flower Latte
- 8 oz cashew milk or other plant-based milk
- 1/2 tsp blue butterfly pea flower powder
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp rose petals optional
- Heat cashew milk on medium heat until steaming.
- Gently whisk in butterfly pea flower powder, maple syrup, and vanilla extract.
- Take off heat, and aerate with milk frother. Pour into cup.