How To Make Rich And Creamy Cappuccino In A Coffee Maker
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Cappuccino is one of the most popular drinks for coffee lovers across the globe. Light and foamy, a cappuccino is an Italian coffee drink that is traditionally prepared with equal parts double espresso, steamed milk, and steamed milk foam on top. A hot cup of cappuccino and a buttery croissant are, in fact, the typical breakfast in Italy. And cappuccino is the richest of all coffee types.

In Italian, cappuccino means "little cap," which aptly describes the head of foamed milk that sits atop the drink's espresso base. Variations of this drink involve flavouring it with cinnamon or chocolate powder. And if you’ve ever wondered how you can make that perfect-looking cappuccino from your favourite coffee shop at home, we've got you covered.

Thanks to technology, we are equipped with some amazing kitchen appliances that can get us some of the most exotic dishes from around the world in the comfort of our homes in no time. The microwave is a boon for many, but for coffee aficionados, it is the coffee maker that has changed everything. 

Wish you could make a quick cup of cappuccino? Now, you can. A coffee maker not only ensures that a cup of coffee is ready for you in no time, it also helps you make and style delicious café-style coffee without leaving your home. It is useful equipment that would be a great addition to the kitchen. For instance, Morphy Richards coffee maker brews 4 cups of coffee at a time, and the temperature control function of the coffee maker can keep coffee warm for up to 40 minutes after brewing. 

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Now that you've got yourself a coffee maker, let’s get you started with how you can perfect that cup of cappuccino in a coffee maker.


For the espresso: 

  • 2 tablespoons finely ground dark roast coffee
  • 4 ounces of water
  • For the foamed milk:
  • 4 ounces of milk


  • Gather the ingredients. Place the water in the boiler of your espresso machine. 
  • Place the 2 tablespoons (2 shots) of ground coffee into the portafilter.
  • Press the coffee down using a tamper 2-3 times to make sure the grounds are packed tightly.
  • Place the portafilter into your espresso machine's group head and lock it in place by turning it to the right.
  • Place a demitasse cup under the group head and pull the shot for 23 to 30 seconds, or until 2 ounces of espresso are yielded. Once the shot is pulled, foam the milk.
  • Now to foam the milk, place the milk into either a glass measuring cup or a small metal pitcher.
  • Insert the steam wand into the container with the milk, just under the surface of the milk.
  • Engage the steam wand on your espresso machine. Once the milk has foamed to double its size, turn the steam wand off.
  • Top the espresso with foamed milk right after foaming.