Are you an ardent coffee fan? Do you end up spending every evening at the nearby café? How about preparing your favorite cup of cappuccino at home? With this article, explore easy cappuccino recipes.

Cappuccino Recipe

A mug of warm frothy cappuccino is certainly the best and the most popular way of satiating the urge for the daily dose of caffeine. But unlike other forms of coffee, indulging in a cup of cappuccino daily can run you up a sizeable bill, fagging out your wallet in no time. As such, learning how to make cappuccino at home is extremely essential. When you learn the various ways in which you can make this delicious brew, not only will you be able to treat yourself, but also win the admiration of your friends. Also, your house will be the most favored place for gossip and other friendly banter, instead of the usual coffee shops. The only thing that you must remember is that the allure of cappuccino lies in the fact that the strong flavor of the coffee is balanced by the mild essence of the froth. This also lends the drink a very pleasing creamy texture. While making cappuccino, you have to consider this balance and not make it too heady like the usual coffee brews. Given below are a few excellent cappuccino recipes that you can prepare at home.
How To Make Cappuccino
Recipe 1
  • ½ cup Water
  • 2-3 tbsp freshly Ground Coffee
  • 1½ cups Skimmed Milk
  • Chocolate Powder (to garnish)
  • In the base of an espresso maker, pour the water and pack the coffee into the filter. Close the top and turn it to medium heat.
  • Let the espresso brew. In the meantime, boil the milk. Place the milk in a cafetiere or French press and pump about 15 times to froth the milk. You should have half milk and half froth for the cappuccino.
  • Now, pour the espresso in the cups. Add the milk while holding back on the froth with a spoon. After pouring the milk, add the froth and sprinkle the chocolate powder.
  • For best results, add one-third each of espresso, milk and froth.
Recipe 2
  • 1 cup Powdered Instant Nondairy Creamer
  • 1 cup Chocolate-Flavored Drink Mix
  • ¾ cup Instant Coffee (decaffeinated or regular)
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ½ tsp ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg (ground)
  • Whipped Cream
  • 6 oz Water
  • In a bowl, mix the creamer, chocolate drink mix, coffee, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. You can store this in an air tight container.
  • Boil the water and add two tablespoon of the mixture. Pour into cups and add whipped cream.
  • Serve hot.
Recipe 3
  • 2 quarts brewed Coffee
  • 4 cups evaporated Skim Milk
  • ½ cup packed Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Almond Extract
  • In a saucepan, put the coffee, milk and sugar. Stir thoroughly to mix. Bring it to a boil at medium heat.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and add the vanilla and almond extract. Pour into cups and serve hot.
Recipe 4
  • 3 tsp Instant Espresso Coffee
  • 2 cups Boiling Water
  • 3 cups Hot Milk
  • 6 tsp granulated Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Brandy (optional)
  • 1 tsp Grated Sweet Chocolate (optional)
  • In a pot, mix the water and coffee. Add the milk and sugar and stir.
  • Pour the drink in cups.
  • As per your wish, you can add brandy or grated chocolate.

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