How to Make a Cafe Con Leche

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Cafe con leche is a popular coffee drink that originated in Puerto Rico and is now enjoyed all around the world.

The drink is made with strong brewed coffee and steamed milk, creating a rich and creamy texture that is perfect for breakfast or as an afternoon treat.

The coffee is typically brewed using a stovetop espresso maker or a French press.

The milk is heated and steamed until it becomes frothy and creamy, then added to the brewed coffee to create a perfect balance of flavors.

Cafe con leche is often served with a sweet pastry or bread, such as a mallorca or a sweet bread roll.

The drink is a staple in Puerto Rican cuisine and is enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.

It is a must-try for coffee lovers looking for a rich and creamy coffee experience.

Cafe con Leche: The Rich and Creamy Puerto Rican Coffee

Cafe con Leche

Recipe by The Perky KitchenDifficulty: easy
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Calories

150

kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of strong brewed coffee

  • 1 cup of whole milk

  • 1-2 tablespoons of sugar (optional)

  • Cinnamon or nutmeg for garnish (optional)

Directions

  • Brew a cup of strong coffee using a stovetop espresso maker or French press.
  • Heat the milk in a small saucepan over low to medium heat until it starts to steam.
  • Use a milk frother or whisk to froth the milk until it becomes creamy and frothy.
  • Pour the brewed coffee into a mug.
  • Add the frothed milk to the coffee, pouring it in slowly to create layers.
  • Add sugar to taste, if desired.
    Sprinkle cinnamon or nutmeg on top for garnish, if desired.

Notes

  • For a stronger coffee flavor, you can use more coffee and less milk.
  • For a sweeter drink, you can add more sugar. Each tablespoon of sugar is an additional 50 calories.

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