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Goguma Latte (Korean Sweet Potato Latte) in a clear glass with cinnamon and walnuts.

Goguma Latte (Korean Sweet Potato Latte)

A recipe for a Goguma Latte (Korean Sweet Potato Latte)! Steamed sweet potato is blended with milk and sweetened with honey for a comforting drink.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Korean
Keyword beverage, drink, goguma, Korea, Korean, latte, sweet potato, winter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 -4 Servings


  • 8 ounces (227 grams) Korean sweet potato one with purple skin and pale flesh if available
  • 2 cups (470 milliliters) milk
  • 1-2 tablespoons (15-30 milliliters) honey
  • Pinch salt

For topping:

  • Frothed milk
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Finely chopped toasted walnuts or other nuts, optional


  • Peel the sweet potato and cut into 1 inch (2.5 centimeter) pieces. Arrange the pieces in a steamer and cook over simmering water until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  • Transfer the tender sweet potato pieces to a blender. Add the milk and blend until smooth.
  • Pour the creamy mixture into a small saucepan and place over medium-low heat. Whisk in the honey and salt. Continue to whisk until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  • Divide among serving glasses. Top with frothed milk, cinnamon, and walnuts.
  • Serve immediately.