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The Ultimate Cappuccino Recipe: Italian Style

Discover how to create the perfect Italian-style cappuccino at home. With a rich shot of espresso and frothy milk, our cappuccino recipe captures the essence of this timeless beverage.

  • Prep: 15 min
Yields 1 serving
Perfectly crafted Italian-style cappuccino


  • 1 shot of espresso
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) milk
  • Pinch cinnamon
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Prepare espresso as per your espresso machine guidelines or with a Moka Pot espresso maker. Pour espresso in a large cup.

Steam and froth milk as per your espresso machine guidelines (reaching approx. 65C). Alternatively, put milk in a microwavable cup and heat for approx. 45 seconds to 1 minute (do not let milk boil). Use hand-handle frother to froth milk.

Pour foamed milk onto espresso and spoon extra foam on top.

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