How to Make a Simple but Great Cappuccino

Make a cappuccino with frothed milk with you favorite espresso machine.

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A stick frother that works very well. (Ikea!)

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Fill your cup with a fifth of milk to make about a half cup of froth. Add more or less depending on preference.

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Heat milk for 20 seconds (max) in the microwave.

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Use frother and hold by having a finger on on/off button and other directly on frother to slow down rotation.

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Turn on and reduce speed of rotation as needed. Move frother counter clockwise (depending on rotation) to introduce air. Lift frother up & down every so slightly to break surface. This adds more air.

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Place under espresso machine that has been prepped either with ground espresso coffee or a capsule. Draw a lungo (more espresso coffee & water than a regular shot of espresso) and stop when desired.

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Enjoy. Sweeten to taste. (Hint you can use powdered sugar when making the froth) If you want to be more traditional you draw the espresso in a separate cup and add the frothed milk on top.

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