How To Make A Cappuccino At Home With An Espresso

Coffee master Austin Childress from Carabello Coffee is back to show you how to make a cappuccino at home.

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The cappuccino was born alongside the original hype of espresso and evolved into the drink we know today during the World Wars.

It ultimately arrived in Europe and the Americas around 1980. Now, they are very structure-oriented drinks, usually served in squat, 6 oz glass or ceramic cups.

That structure is truly their defining feature. Split evenly in thirds, you can almost feel the quality of a cappuccino by its weight. Ideally, it should be 1/3 espresso, under 1/3 steamed milk and 1/3 airy foamed milk. For this reason, cappuccinos are often considered the true test of a barista’s skills.

If you want to learn the difference in a cappuccino and other popular espresso drinks like lattes, check this out:

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