How to Make a Cappuccino

By LeafTV Contributor

How to Make a Cappuccino. Cappuccino is a mixture of espresso, a little steamed milk and a little milk foam. The milk/foam ratio is up to you what you enjoy most. Some like a thick layer of foam while others just want foam as a garnish on top. Mix as you please.

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How to Make a Cappuccino
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How to Make a Cappuccino

Step 1

Make a 1 1/2 oz. espresso, leaving enough water in the espresso machine to steam some milk. (See "How to Make an Espresso" in the Related LeafTVs section.)

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How to Make a Cappuccino

Step 2

Put espresso in a 5-oz. or larger cup so that you have room for the milk.

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How to Make a Cappuccino

Step 3

Set espresso machine to steam.

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How to Make a Cappuccino

Step 4

Fill a stainless-steel carafe with 3 oz. cold milk and insert the steam nozzle.

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How to Make a Cappuccino

Step 5

Place nozzle halfway down in milk and leave it in milk for 45 to 60 seconds, or until the milk is hot and there's enough foam for your preference.

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How to Make a Cappuccino

Step 6

Add 1 1/2 oz. steamed milk to the cup of espresso.

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How to Make a Cappuccino

Step 7

Spoon some foamed milk onto the top.

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How to Make a Cappuccino

Step 8

If you like, sprinkle with ground chocolate, cinnamon or nutmeg.