How do I Make a Cortado?

Learn how to make a Cortado, as well as the correct ratio of espresso and foamed milk to include for this delicious drink.

Note: The recipe and ratio provided are only suggestions and a place to get started. Experimentation is encouraged!

How to Make a Cortado

  1. Pull a double shot (2 oz) of espresso.
    • To pull a double shot of espresso, add 15 grams of finely ground coffee to your portafilter.
      • Brewing time should be 20-30 seconds.
  2. Froth 1 oz of lightly textured milk into 2 oz of foamed milk.
  3. Pour foamed milk on top of espresso.
  4. Enjoy!



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