Going to a coffee shop day is not only time-consuming, but it is also expensive. As you fork over another five dollars for your usual espresso-based drink, you can’t help but wonder, What if I could make my drink at home?
You can, and it is easier than ever.
By investing in an espresso machine for home, you can follow espresso recipes to make the best espresso drinks. Gone are the days you spend up to $35 a week on your daily drink. Now, you can learn how to make different types of espresso drinks.
Keep reading to learn all the ins and outs of these five easy espresso recipes.
With the best automatic espresso machines, here is how to make lattes:
First, begin pulling your espresso shots. Then, you will need to use the steam wand on your espresso machine to begin steaming milk.
After that, pour your espresso shots on the bottom, followed by your steamed milk. Don’t forget a little bit of your steamed milk foam on top! The drink should be 1/3 espresso and 2/3 steamed milk by the end of it.
To make this drink iced, pull your espresso shots. Fill a cup with ice, then pour your espresso and your cold milk of choice on top.
If you make lattes for your family, you know they’ll tell you, “Thanks a latte!”
This classic hot Italian espresso drink is easy to make. Here is how you make cappuccino:
- 1/3 espresso
- 1/3 steamed milk
- 1/3 foam
To make a cappuccino, you will want to create more foam from your steamed milk than you would for a latte. Follow the same order of adding espresso shots to your cup, then a bit of steamed milk, and lastly piling on that foam.
Mochas are for all the chocolate lovers out there. You can make mochas at home easily.
Pull your espresso shots, and begin steaming your chosen milk. You will want to put the steaming wand just below the surface of the milk before submerging it deeper. This gives you enough froth as well.
You can add chocolate syrup to your cup, then your espresso shots, and finally your milk. If you’re feeling adventurous, try steaming your milk with chocolate chips for that real authentic flavor.
For iced mochas, you will want to use chocolate syrup. Place that at the bottom of the cup, then add espresso and your chosen cold milk. Throw ice on top of that, and you’re good to go!
3 Espresso Recipes (and Other Types of Espresso Drinks)
There are so many other types of espresso drinks you can explore making at home. Stronger drinks include Americanos, espresso con panna, and more.
These three espresso recipes give you a foundation to make some of the best espresso drinks right in your own home. It saves you money and is probably healthier.
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