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Toasted Almond Milk with Honey

Toasted almonds add complexity to this hot-milk drink.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Martha Stewart Living, January 2003

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces sliced or slivered almonds
  • 4 cups milk
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 shots amaretto (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread almonds in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet, and toast until golden and fragrant, about 10 minutes. Remove from oven; let cool, and roughly chop.

  2. Place almonds and milk in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat just until milk begins to steam, 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from heat; let steep, covered, about 30 minutes.

  3. Strain milk mixture into a warmed pitcher or another saucepan; stir in honey until combined. Divide among four coffee cups; add a shot of amaretto, if using, to each. Serve immediately.

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