Australian Flat White

Flat White

Flat White

Australians and New Zealanders are fond of pouring espresso over light, velvety milk foam, a drink they've prosaically dubbed the flat white. In its balanced perfection, it possesses the strength of a macchiato and the creaminess of a latte.Michael Kraus

This Australian coffee drink gets its creamy consistency from plenty of finely frothed, steaming hot milk. This recipe first appeared in our Jan/Feb 2013 issue along with our article The World of Coffee.

Australian Flat White
This Australian coffee drink gets its creamy consistency from plenty of finely frothed, steaming hot milk.
Yield: serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 shot espresso

Instructions

  1. Heat milk in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat until it comes to a simmer. Remove from heat; whisk until frothy. Pour into a wide-rimmed coffee cup. Pour espresso over the milk.