Purple Ube Pistachio Latte – with Willa’s Oat Milk

A vibrant, beautiful at-home latte made with Organic Oat Milk and real ingredients

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What is Ube? Ube is a purple yam native to the Philippines. It is related to the orange sweet potatoes we see in the US, but it has a bright purple flesh with a milder flavor and hints of vanilla. The vibrant purple color comes from high amounts of anthocyanins, a potent antioxidant.

When combined, pistachios and ube offer a flavor profile made in heaven. For the perfect foamy, creamy, plant-based latte I used Willa’s Kitchen NEW Barista Oat Milk. Unlike most plant-based ‘barista-style’ milks, Willa’s doesn’t rely on added phosphates to get that foamy texture. In fact, you’ll never find dipotassium phosphate, tricalcium phosphate, or inflammatory rapeseed oil (ugh!) in any of Willa’s Organic Oat Milks. <<Read more about what makes Willa’s better here>>

Oat milk offers a great creaminess without heaviness. Plus, it’s dairy-free and vegan! This Purple Ube Pistachio Latte has some sugar; but in the context of a healthy diet it can be a feel-good indulgence.

Purple Ube Pistachio Latte with Willa's Oat Milk by Kate Daugherty

 

If you’re looking for an effortless, instagrammable type of latte- here it is. This Purple Ube Pistachio latte is both beautiful and delicious.

It works both hot or iced, depending on your preference. I use the Nespresso Milk Frother for that perfect hot or cold foam (my favorite feature) that sits on top of a latte. Make the pistachio syrup ahead of time, and you can enjoy this latte in five minutes flat.

such a pretty latte!

Simple Ingredients in Purple Ube Pistachio Latte:

  • Willa’s NEW Barista Oat Milk
  • Purple Ube Potato, baked and skinned
  • Espresso, or strong coffee (optional)
  • Pistachio Syrup:
    • Ground Pistachios
    • Maple Sugar
    • Sprinkle of Sea Salt

 

Liven things up with this Vegan + Dairy-Free Purple Ube Pistachio Latte made with Oat Milk!

I was gifted these fantastic edible flower sprinkles from Richmond, VA. 

>>  Check out SweetGum Botanicals on Etsy and Instagram! <<

Purple Oat Milk Latte with Pistachio and Ube
a simple beautiful drink made with Willa's Oat Milk
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Purple Ube Pistachio Latte

An instagrammable latte made with Willa's Organic Oat Milk.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword oatmilk
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 150kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 oz Willa's Barista Oat Milk
  • ½ small Purple Ube baked; or Purple Japanese Potato
  • 1 oz Espresso optional
  • 1 oz Pistachio Syrup

Pistachio Syrup

  • ¼ cup Ground Pistachios
  • ¼ cup Maple Sugar
  • ½ cup Water

Instructions

  • To make the pistachio syrup, combine ground pistachios, maple sugar, and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Continue stirring until thickened and coats the back of a spoon. Pour through a fine mesh strainer and allow to cool. Keep refrigerated for up to one week.
  • In a blender, combine oat milk and baked potato. Blend until smooth.
  • To make a latte, add espresso (optional), syrup, and oat milk to a mug. Reserve a small amount of oat milk-ube mixture and foam using a milk frother or whisk. Pour foam on top and garnish with ground pistachios.

Notes

 
To make an iced latte, mix ingredients and pour over ice. Add cold foam as desired. 
Caffeine-free? Skip the espresso for a Ube-Pistachio Steamer
 
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