How to make a Macchiato

A caffè macchiato or espresso macchiato is a coffee beverage made with a shot of espresso and a small amount of steamed milk, creating a bolder and more intense flavor profile than a regular espresso shot.

  • Hot
  • Total time: 8 min
  • Easy
  • For 1 serving

For your hot coffee you’ll need

  • A shot of espresso
  • Fresh whole milk (it makes the best foam)

Steps to make a perfect coffee drink

  1. Brew an espresso the way you usually do
  2. Heat the milk
  3. Froth the milk to ‘dry foam’ (frothy light bubbly foam)
  4. Remove the top of the foam with a spoon, place on the top of your espresso

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