A weak cappuccino is a cappuccino with a lower proportion of espresso to milk and foam.
Cappuccino is traditionally made with equal parts espresso, steamed milk, and foam.
On the other hand, a weak cappuccino will have a higher proportion of milk and foam and a lower proportion of espresso. This results in a less intense, less caffeinated drink with a milder flavor.
Some people prefer weak cappuccinos because they find them easier to drink and less overwhelming than a traditional cappuccino.
Others may prefer a stronger, more traditional cappuccino with a bolder flavor and higher caffeine content.
What Is In A Weak Cappuccino?
A weak cappuccino is typically made with a smaller amount of espresso than a traditional cappuccino, as well as a larger proportion of milk and foam.
How Do You Make A Weak Cappuccino?
To make a weak cappuccino, you will need an espresso machine, a frother or steaming wand, and the following ingredients:
- Espresso: A small amount of espresso, typically around 1 to 2 ounces.
- Milk: A larger amount of milk, enough to fill the rest of the cup.
- Foam: A small dollop of foam on top of the milk.
Here is a step-by-step guide to making a weak cappuccino:
- Grind and tamp your coffee beans as you would for a regular espresso shot.
- Heat up your espresso machine and pull a small shot of espresso, around 1 to 2 ounces.
- Pour the shot of espresso into a cappuccino cup.
- Fill a pitcher with cold milk and place the steaming wand just below the surface of the milk.
- Turn on the steaming wand and move it around in the milk until it becomes frothy and the volume has doubled.
- Pour the frothed milk over the espresso in the cappuccino cup.
- Use a spoon to scoop a small dollop of foam onto the top of the cappuccino.
- Serve immediately and enjoy your weak cappuccino.