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On this page you will learn how to master the art of Cappuccino with a step by step guide on how to make a delicious cappuccino with a Nespresso machine.

In order to make the perfect cappuccino with your Nespresso machine you will need: an espresso coffee capsule of your choice, cold milk and cocoa powder as the main ingredients. You will also need either an Aeroccino milk frother, your Nespresso machine's steam nozzle, or the Lattissima Plus machine. Cappuccino's are easy to make, and can be created in only 3 minutes!

We also want to introduce you to Gourmesso capsules, because we're convinced you'll agree that we offer the best alternative coffee pods that's perfect with any creamy milk foam.


A cappuccino is an Italian coffee drink that is usually prepared with a double-shot of espresso, hot milk, and steamed milk foam. Variations of the drink involve the use of cream instead of milk, and flavoring with cinnamon or chocolate powder.

The way cappuccino's are typically made today is with a double shot of espresso. The second most important factor in preparing a cappuccino is the texture and temperature of the milk. When a barista steams the milk for a cappuccino, micro-foam is created by introducing very tiny air bubbles into the milk, giving the milk a velvety texture.

how to make a cappucino with a nespresso machine


Making a cappuccino with your Nespresso Machine is a simple process that can be done in five easy steps. Essentially, it involves choosing an espresso coffee capsule, making your espresso, frothing the milk, combining the milk with your espresso, and finally, flavoring it with cinnamon or chocolate powder.

Master the art of cappuccino with this step-by-step guide on how to make a delicious cappuccino with your Nespresso machine. Check out the video below and follow these five simple steps.


You will need

  • Cappuccino cup (5.75 oz/170 ml)
  • Aeroccino milk frother or your Nespresso machine's steam nozzle, or the Lattissima Plus machine


  • First, froth the milk using the steam nozzle of your Nespresso machine, or the Aeroccino milk frother, and warm it up until it becomes a velvety froth
  • Choose an espresso coffee capsule (our Gourmesso preference goes to Etiopia Blend Forte)
  • Brew your chosen espresso coffee capsule (1 35 oz/40 ml) into the Cappuccino cup
  • Next, fill the cup with the prepared frothed milk
  • Sprinkle with cocoa powder
  • The result is a cappuccino as gorgeous as it is delicious
  • Or as an alternative you can prepare a cappuccino with one touch using the Lattissima Plus machine

Which Compatible Blend Is The Best For Making A Cappuccino?

We typically recommend our darker, more intensely roasted blends for Cappuccinos or any drinks with milk. The more robust flavors retain their unique qualities despite the addition of milk and sugar.

  • The Organic Honduras Pura Forte is our most popluar blend, with an intensity of 9. You can trace the origin of this classic drink back to the sustainable Fairtrade Certified coffee farms in Honduras, which makes it the perfect base to prepare your next cappuccino at home. It is our favorite for cappuccinos.

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Compatible Alternative to Kazaar Nespresso Coffee Capsules Gourmesso Late Nite Lemur
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The Late Nite Lemur is our strongest and darkest roast espresso, with an intensity of 12.

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The Decaf Bogota Pura Dolce is a mild yet bold espresso, with an intensity of 5. It’s the perfect choice if you prefer decaf since it works well in milk-based drinks.

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The Lungo Latino Mezzo has an intensity level of 7 and provides a subtle, fruity aroma. If you want a blonder roast, this blend isn't as dark but still holds up with milk well.

We also suggest that you experiment with your machine and favorite capsules to determine which blends and proportions suit your tastes the best! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about how to make a cappuccino with your Nespresso Machine and have fun mastering the art of the Cappuccino!

If you enjoyed this how-to article and would like to learn more you can check out our other articles here.

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1. Compatible With Nespresso Original Machines

Our coffee capsules are compatible with majority of OriginalLine Nespresso machines. Check out our compatibility List Here.

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