Here are all of the different drinks that you can make with your favorite Espresso Machine like your Capresso, Saeco, or Rancilio.
The classic espresso recipe: a single shot of espresso, approximately 1-1/2 ounces. Best served in a pre-heated espresso cup.
Espresso Dopio (Double Espresso)
Double the quantity of espresso to about 3 ounces for double the pleasure.
Espresso con Panna
A single or double espresso shot topped with whipped cream.
Espresso Macchiato (True Macchiato)
A single shot of espresso topped with 1-2 tablespoons of milk foam.
Espresso diluted with hot water to drip coffee strength.
Espresso with 1/3 part steamed milk and 2/3 milk foam from the frothed milk. Cappuccino can be garnished with a light sprinkle of ground chocolate, cocoa powder, cinnamon, nutmeg or vanilla powder. Typically one shot (1-1 1/2 oz. per 8-12 oz. beverage). You may always add more espresso to taste!
Example for 12 oz. cup Cappuccino:
1 shot (1-1 1/2 oz. espresso), 3 oz. steamed milk, remainder milk foam
Espresso with 2/3 steamed milk and 1/3 milk foam from the frothed milk. Less or even no foam can be added to the top. Typically one shot (1-1 1/2 oz. per 8-12 oz. beverage). You may always add more espresso to taste!
Example for 12 oz. cup Latte:
1 shot (1-1 1/2 oz. espresso), 8-10 oz. steamed milk, remainder milk foam (or none)
Espresso with steamed milk and cocoa or chocolate syrup to taste.
Caramel Macchiato (Strictly American popular beverage)
Prepared as a latte with thick caramel sauce to taste and caramel sauce drizzled over whipped topping.
Prepared as a latte or cappuccino and add flavored syrups (usually available in grocery stores near coffee section) to taste. Most popular flavors: Vanilla, Hazelnut