Ubi's Café con Leche

Start your morning with a new take on café con leche, which features espresso, oat milk, sugar, and cocoa powder.

Ubi's Cafe con Leche
Photo: Thayer Gowdy
Total Time:
10 mins
4 cups


  • 3 teaspoon raw sugar

  • 2 teaspoon unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, such as Droste

  • 2 cup oat milk or milk

  • 2 cup prepared espresso


  1. Divide sugar and cocoa powder between two large mugs. In a small saucepan heat oat milk over medium 3 minutes or until warmed. Remove from heat and pour prepared espresso into oat milk.

  2. Add four or five spoonfuls of the espresso mixture to each mug; stir until sugar and cocoa are dissolved. Pour remaining espresso mixture into mugs. Serves 2.


Ubi uses/recommends a 6-cup Bialetti Moka Express stovetop espresso maker (for 2 cups of espresso). He uses Coffee Red Bay Coffee (Brazilian Cake Lady) and grinds it down to extra-fine (Turkish/espresso).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

178 Calories
3g Fat
35g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 178
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 357mg 27%
Iron 2.4mg 13%
Potassium 437mg 9%
Folate, total 2.9mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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