Café Au Lait – Vanilla

Café au lait in French means coffee with milk, but it is different than white coffee. This is a very simply done coffee but the taste is excellent and is very comforting to have a hot cup of this coffee.

Easy to do, just boil together the cream, milk, sugar and vanilla and pour over in the cup with brewed coffee. Yum!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time        Total Time          Yields

05 mins             20 mins                   25 mins           4 servings


Whole milk – 1 ½ cup

Brewed coffee – 3 cups (hot, strong, like dark French roast or chicory blend etc.)

Half & half cream – 1 ½ cup

Sugar to taste

Vanilla extract – 2 teaspoon


  • In a saucepan add half & half cream, sugar & milk and bring to a boil and simmer on low heat for 15-20 minutes. Whisk well for 1-2 minutes so it becomes frothy. Take off heat.
  • Now add ½ cup of brewed hot coffee and ½ cup of cream-milk mixture to the serving cup and serve immediately.

Note: Delicious hot café Au Lait is ready to be served, enjoy with your choice of cookies or biscotti. Yummy!

Happy Drinking!!

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