Another month gone. Luckily, September still brings lovely weather and with an abundance of leftover fresh produce, not all is lost! I’m still seeing corn and zucchini in my near future, that’s for sure.

Salted Dulce de Leche Latte

I’m currently writing to you from out east. All I did in August was work, weekends included, so that I could take this week off and spend time camping in Tadoussac and then in Gaspésie Park. I’ve never been whale watching before, so Paul and I decided September would be a great month to hit the open road and relax on the Saint Lawrence River. We plan on hiking and sleeping in and relaxing like pros. My brain pleasure centres are tingling just thinking about it.

And with my badass summer playlist anything is possible.

Salted Dulce de Leche Latte

Salted Dulce de Leche Latte

We managed to enjoy the month during the time we did have off though! I went to the Osheaga music festival to see some of my favorite music artists on August long weekend and on August 2nd Paul and I celebrated our 1 year wedding anniversary! To celebrate, Paul made homemade spinach and ricotta ravioli and an espresso chocolate mousse and I got busy making Pimm’s cup cocktails. I’m so happy I married a guy who likes to celebrate everything with a delicious meal. He’s my favorite.

Photo taken by Isabelle Paille

We also ran a lot, despite the heat, to train for the Lachine Canal Half Marathon here in Montreal. It was Paul’s first half marathon and he did so well!! Way better than my first half marathon and with a knee injury to boot.

Another great reason to run? So many calories burned and so many calories get to be consumed that day. My favorite recipe that I made in August is definitely my French vanilla ice cream. A simple pleasure and so wonderfully creamy.

French Vanilla Ice Cream

I also made a few recipes from other bloggers, that I suggest. Check out:
Sweet maple yogurt cake with rhubarb compote from Verbalized
Peach pie from A Couple Cooks
Avocado Tabbouleh from Cookie and Kate
Salty bourbon squares from The Vanilla Bean
Spinach Artichoke Pesto Pizza from Two Peas and Their Pod

Salted Dulce de Leche Latte

And this recipe? Total latte perfection with salted caramel to boot. You don’t NEED an espresso maker to make this at home (you can make perfectly good frothed milk on the stovetop), but an espresso maker makes life easier. An alternative method would be to make strong coffee with a French press, fill your cup half way full with coffee and then top it up with the salted dulce de leche steamed milk. No matter how you enjoy this, I promise you’ll be happy!

Salted Dulce de Leche Latte

Happy September! xoxo

Salted Dulce de Leche Latte

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 lattes


  • 2 tbsp dulce de leche
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 shot espresso
  • Sprinkle of fleur de sel
  • Sprinkle of cocoa powder or cinnamon


  1. Over medium heat, add the dulce de leche and milk to a small pot and whisk together until caramel has melted. Add to a milk steamer cup (or milk frother) and set aside.
  2. Prepare fresh espresso shot with your espresso maker and add it to a small cappuccino cup or tea cup. Set aside. Quickly steam your caramel milk until it's nice and frothy with your milk steamer (see notes).
  3. Add steamed milk to the espresso shot, spoon some foam on top, sprinkle with fleur de sel and some ground cinnamon and enjoy immediately.


Recipe adapted from Food Wolf

Check out this post on how to make frothed milk for lattes at home!

Want another great latte recipe to try? This pumpkin spice latte is EVERYTHING.

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15 Responses to Salted Dulce de Leche Latte + August Things

  1. Perfect latte! Happy anniversary and enjoy your trip 🙂

  2. Happy anniversary! What a wonderful picture 🙂

  3. Happy Anniversary! You guys are the cutest! Also, this Latte is perfection – perfect frothiness happening here! Yum!

  4. THIS LATTE. It sounds so amazing!

    And look at you!! Your wedding dress is so pretty, and you’re just gorgeous!

  5. Cindy says:

    This looks delicious! and Happy Anniversary! Such a beautiful and sweet photo of you two!

  6. Ashley says:

    Enjoy your time off! And happy anniversary (a little late! 🙂 )!

    This latte sounds lovely – and the photos are so pretty!

  7. Katrina, I’m a sucker for dulce de leche but never thought of a dulce de leche latte… brilliant!
    And happy anniversary. That wedding photo is so sweet.

  8. Joanne says:

    Here I am trying to drink LESS coffee…and here you are with this! I’m screwed. In the best way.

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  10. Bhiravi says:

    This is so beautiful! I love the idea of pairing creamy dulce de leche with coffee.

    And, of course, happy anniversary!

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