Spicy Latte Coffee Drink Recipe

When you want to spice up your traditional coffee with milk recipe, try this delicious twist on a latte coffee drink. Add cocoa powder and chile pepper to your espresso to create an unexpected tasty treat to your classic latte with dairy milk.

Makes 1 serving


2 teaspoons instant espresso powder or instant coffee granules
2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of ancho, chipotle or cayenne chile pepper
1 cup fat free milk


  1. Stir together the espresso, cocoa, sugar and spices together in a serving mug.

  2. Stir in a couple tablespoons of the milk to make a paste.

  3. Heat the remaining milk in a saucepan until very hot.

  4. Pour the milk into the mug and stir to blend with the paste. Serve immediately.


120 calories; 0.5 g fat; 0 g saturated fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 9 g protein; 22 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 105 mg sodium; 309 mg calcium.