Tuesday, November 7, 2023

National Cappuccino Day

A cappuccino is an Italian coffee drink that is traditionally prepared with a double espresso and steamed milk foam. Variations of the drink involve using cream instead of milk and flavoring with cinnamon or chocolate powder. Wikipedia.

Chocolate Cappuccino, modified
Yield: 4 servings

1/2 cup chocolate liqueur
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 cup hot brewed espresso
3/4 cup scalded milk, 1%
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Chocolate shavings (optional)

1.         Combine liqueur and syrup in a microwave-safe dish.
2.         Heat on HIGH for 30 seconds.
3.         Divide the liqueur mixture among 4 mugs
4.         Add 1/4 cup espresso to each.
5.         Froth milk; pour about 1/4 cup milk into each mug.
6.         Top with ground cinnamon; garnish with chocolate shavings, if desired. 

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