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Main Coffee Page Beans Roasts Nutrition Comparison

Drinks to make with espresso and coffee

Although definitions vary greatly by country and specialty store, here is a broad description of common coffee drinks:

Espresso
Dark-roasted coffee ground until fine and gritty, then tamped down into the filter basket so that the brewing water can't run through it too fast
Espresso con Panna
Espresso topped with whipped cream
Breve
Espresso with steamed half-and-half
Doppio
A double shot of espresso
Espresso Granita
Frozen espresso, crushed and served in a parfait glass with whipped cream
Iced Espresso
A double shot of espresso over crushed ice
Cafe Ristretto
Extra-strong espresso, made with only one ounce of water and the regular amount of coffee grounds
Macchiato
Espresso served with a dollop of foamed milk
Latte Machiatto
Steamed milk with a shot of espresso
Cappuccino
A drink made of one-third espresso and two-thirds hot milk and foam
Cafe Latte
Even more milk than Cappuccino
Cafe Mocha
One shot espresso, one shot chocolate syrup; fill the rest of the cup with foamed milk, top with whipped cream
Mochaccino
Espresso with foamed milk and chocolate syrup
Cafe au Lait
Half French Roast coffee, half steamed milk
Red Eye
A mixture of half brewed coffee, half brewed espresso


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