"Macchiato" means "mark." The Italian name refers to the "mark" of milk on top of the espresso, but now many other drinks are also called "macchiatos" for their "marks" of caramel or other ingredients. This macchiato has a "mark" of milk.
(a.k.a. "Caffe Macchiatos") are compact, flavorful drinks consisting of espresso and foamed milk. Once you know how to pull espresso shots and froth milk
, you can easily learn how to make Espresso Macchiatos and Latte Macchiatos
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Yield: One Espresso Macchiato
In a macchiato cup (about four ounces), top the espresso with a dollop of steamed milk. Serve immediately.