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Café con Leche

Café con Leche is a simple but delicious coffee beverage, popular throughout Spain and Latin America. Translated as "coffee with milk," this tasty drink is made by combining strong espresso and very hot milk. Use Café Bustelo® Ground Espresso Coffee, and enjoy your delicious drink.
Prep Time 7 min
Cook Time 8 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty N/A



  • Step 1

    FILL stove-top or electric moka pot according to manufacturer's instructions using water and coffee. Reassemble moka pot. Begin to brew over medium heat.

  • Step 2

    PLACE sugar in 2-cup liquid measuring cup or metal pitcher. As soon as espresso begins to brew, pour about 1/2 tablespoon espresso over the sugar. Return moka pot to the heat to finish brewing. (Remove from heat as soon as brewing is complete.)

  • Step 3

    BEAT sugar and espresso vigorously with small spoon until mixture turns into a creamy, pale beige paste and most of the sugar is dissolved, about 1 to 2 minutes.

  • Step 4

    MICROWAVE milk in large microwave-safe bowl about 4 minutes, until very hot but not boiling. Beat with mixer on high speed 1 minute, or until a thick layer of foam forms on surface. Pour milk into 4 mugs, reserving foam.

  • Step 5

    POUR brewed espresso gently over the creamed sugar. Stir gently. Pour over milk in mugs. Spoon foam on top. Serve immediately.

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