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How to Make Coffee Latte Art

How to Make Coffee Latte Art

How to Make Coffee Latte Art

Are you a coffee enthusiast looking to take your brewing skills to the next level? If so, learning how to make coffee latte art is a great way to elevate your coffee experience. Not only does latte art make your cup of coffee visually appealing, but it also adds a touch of sophistication and elegance to your coffee ritual.

What You'll Need

  • A high-quality espresso machine
  • Bombora Blend - a luxuriously smooth and rich coffee blend that enhances the flavor of your latte art
  • Fresh milk - whole milk works best for creating creamy and frothy textures
  • Latte art tools - such as a stainless steel milk pitcher and an espresso tamper

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Start by brewing a strong shot of Bombora Blend espresso using your espresso machine.
  2. Pour the freshly brewed espresso into a cup or mug.
  3. Steam the milk using the steam wand of your espresso machine until it reaches a creamy and velvety texture.
  4. Gently pour the steamed milk into the cup, holding the pitcher high above the cup to create a beautiful foam layer.
  5. Now comes the fun part - creating the latte art. Use the espresso tamper to guide the milk and create various designs, such as hearts, rosettas, or even your own custom creations.
  6. Practice makes perfect, so don't be discouraged if your first attempts don't turn out as expected. Keep trying and experimenting with different techniques and patterns.
  7. Once you've mastered the basic designs, you can explore more advanced techniques like etching and free pour designs.
  8. Remember to pour the milk slowly and steadily to maintain control over the design.
  9. Experiment with different milk temperatures and pouring speeds to achieve different textures and patterns.
  10. Take inspiration from professional baristas and online tutorials, but don't be afraid to develop your own unique style.
  11. Great coffee is the foundation of latte art, so make sure to use high-quality coffee beans like Bombora Blend. Its rich and smooth flavor will complement your latte art perfectly.

Common Latte Art Designs

Here are some of the most popular latte art designs you can try:

  • Heart: Pour the milk from a high position and create a dot in the center, then drag the dot down with a steady hand to create half of the heart shape. Repeat on the other side to complete the heart.
  • Rosetta: Start with a dot in the center, then drag the milk to one side while moving the pitcher back and forth to create a fern-like pattern. Continue the motion to create the rosetta design.
  • Tulip: Begin with a dot in the center and create a rosetta pattern around it. Then, use a toothpick or a latte art pen to draw thin lines from the center dot to the edge of the cup, creating the petals of the tulip.
  • Swan: Pour the milk in a circular motion to create a base, then use a toothpick or a latte art pen to draw the neck and head of the swan. Finish with a few delicate lines to create the wings.


Learning how to make coffee latte art is a rewarding skill that allows you to enjoy great coffee while impressing your friends and family. With Bombora Blend and some practice, you can create stunning designs that will make every cup of coffee a true masterpiece. So, grab your espresso machine, some fresh milk, and start experimenting with your own custom coffees!

Click here to get your hands on Bombora Blend, the perfect coffee blend for creating latte art.