Café au Lait

Café au Lait
Makes 4 servings
  • ¼ cup cold heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups French Press Chicory Coffee (recipe follows)
French Press Chicory Coffee
  • 4 tablespoons New Orleans French Market Medium-Dark Roast Coffee & Chicory
  • 4 cups boiling water, divided
  1. In a medium bowl, beat cream, sugar, and vanilla with a mixer on medium-high speed until stiff peaks form, about 1 minute. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use, or up to 4 hours.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat milk over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until milk is steaming but not boiling, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Divide French Press Chicory Coffee evenly among 4 (8-ounce) or larger mugs. Top coffee with ½ cup hot milk. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.
French Press Chicory Coffee
  1. Place coffee in a 4-cup French press. Pour 2 tablespoons boiling water over coffee grounds; bloom for 30 seconds.
  2. Pour remaining boiling water over coffee and let steep for 4 minutes. Gently stir mixture with a spoon so grounds begin to sink. Press coffee. Serve immediately.



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