Cappuccino is an espresso-based drink, where milk wroth is poured over single an espresso. From all of the espresso-based drinks cappuccino has the thickest layer of milk foam. Traditionally Cappuccino is served from a porcelain cup.

Cappuccino is a familiar sight in the café tables, alongside with caffé latte, as it is one of the most popular espresso-based drinks. Cappuccino consist of a one shot of espresso that is topped with steamed milk. About one third of the drink is liquid milk and one third is foam. Comparing to flat white cappuccino has more of both milk and foam. Seasoned baristas can do latte art patterns, such as rosettas or hearts, on top of the cappuccinos, but they can also be decorated with chocolate sauce, this technique is called etching.

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