Rainbow Lattes Are the Next Foodie Trend You Need to Try for Yourself
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Rainbow Lattes Are the Next Foodie Trend You Need to Try for Yourself

Starbucks is creating one-of-a-kind drinks like the Unicorn Frappuccino and Mermaid Frappuccino, but ordering one of these bad boys can make your wallet cry not-so-happy tears. So instead of forking over a couple of bucks for a trendy latte, why not make your own Insta-worthy drink at home, like this vibrant rainbow latte! Layered with matcha, turmeric, and beet, this delicious drink is guaranteed to get you a few extra likes on the ‘gram. Get the full recipe below.

Ingredients:

For matcha latte

  • 1/2 teaspoon matcha
  • 2 Tablespoons hot water
  • 1/2 cup milk

For beet latte

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons beet juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger

For turmeric latte

  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • one teaspoon of honey

Instructions:

1. For the beet latte, pour 1/2 cup of milk in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat.

2. Add two tablespoons of beet juice directly into the milk. Stir until combined.

3. Next, add 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon of ginger. Stir until there are no more clumps.

4. Turn off the heat and place the mixture aside.

5. For the turmeric latte, pour 1/2 cup of milk in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat.

6. Next, add 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric into the milk. Stir until combined.

7. Add 1 teaspoon of ginger and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and squeeze one teaspoon of honey into the turmeric milk. Whisk until the clumps are gone.

8. Turn off the heat and place the mixture aside.

9. For the matcha latte, heat up the water in a microwave or kettle.

10. In a small bowl, add 1/2 teaspoon of matcha and two tablespoons worth of hot water. Mix until the matcha becomes frothy.

11. Add 1/2 cup of milk and place mixture aside.

12. Take a large cup and place a few ice cubes at the bottom. Gently pour the turmeric into the cup, then add another layer of ice cubes into the cup.

13. Next, gently pour the beet latte on top of the turmeric latte layer until it fills 3/4 of the cup.

14. Add another layer of ice, and then carefully pour the matcha latte right on top.

Pour one cup of milk in a medium-sized saucepan. Add two tablespoons of beet juice directly into the milk. Stir until combined. Next, add 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon of ginger. Stir until there are no more clumps. Turn off the heat and place the mixture aside.

For the turmeric latte, pour 1/2 cup of milk in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat. Next, add 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric into the milk. Stir until combined. Add one teaspoon of ginger and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and squeeze one teaspoon of honey into the turmeric milk. Whisk until the clumps are gone. Turn off the heat and place the mixture aside.  For the matcha latte, heat up the water in a microwave or kettle. In a small bowl, add 1/2 teaspoon of matcha and two tablespoons worth of hot water. Mix until the matcha becomes frothy. Add 1/2 cup of milk and place mixture aside.

Take a large cup and place a few ice cubes at the bottom. Gently pour the turmeric into the cup, then add another layer of ice cubes into the cup.

Next, gently pour the beet latte on top of the turmeric latte layer until it fills 3/4 of the cup. 

Add another layer of ice, and then carefully pour the matcha latte right on top.

Three layers of yumminess? Yes, please. 

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