It’s fun to make festive latte art! This is one of the EASIEST designs that will bring big WOWs (believe it – we often teach this to our beginning barista students). Take a peek at the step by step and make your holidays sparkle! Try it yourself….Here’s how:
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Pour a simple monk’s head into the center of your espresso shots (you can even get away with pouring a blob).
With the last bit of foam in the pitcher, draw a circle around the circle you poured. This doesn’t have to be perfect!
With chocolate syrup, draw a circle on the outer edge of the outer milk circle. (We make our chocolate syrup with about 3 T of hot water and about 10 T of our hot cocoa mix.)
Make another chocolate circle around your poured circle.
With a toothpick, start at the outer edge of the cup, dragging it trough the sauce and milk circles to the center. Stop there, and do this 8 times, spacing evenly. Wipe toothpick between each stripe.
Now draw from the CENTER to the edge of the cup 8 more times, splitting the difference between your first lines..
Place a little chocolate dot in the middle and you’ve done it!
Share with someone special (we won’t judge if you’re just gonna start sipping it yourself…)