Caramel Macchiato has become one of the most popular coffee-based drinks around the world. The simplicity of preparation of caramel macchiato, along with its sweet caramel taste, elevates its popularity every day. Caramel Macchiato is attractive for those who want to add a little caramel aroma to the taste of espresso and enjoy a different taste. In this article, we are going to take a look at the history, ingredients, recipe of both hot and cold caramel macchiato.
This drink was introduced to the world for the first time in Italy. In 1930, this drink was known as “Caffè Macchiato”, which means “Stained Coffee”. The reason for this name is that in the preparation of this drink, a small amount of milk is used in the form of foam, which is poured over the espresso coffee. This foam appears like a stain on the coffee and that is why it is called “Stained Coffee”. Over time, caramel has been introduced as one of the most important ingredients of this drink. Today, the Caramel Macchiato is one of the most popular caffeinated beverages around the world. Stay with us as we tell you everything you need to make an exciting Caramel Macchiato.
To make a glass of Caramel Macchiato for one person, you need the following ingredients:
To make a medium caramel macchiato for one person, pour a shot of espresso into the glass, then mix a teaspoon of syrup with it. Then, make some milk foam using a glass of cold milk and a foam machine or by other methods for making foam at home and pour it slowly over the coffee. Finally, garnish your drink with caramel syrup.
To make cold caramel macchiato, pour a tablespoon of caramel syrup in the bottom of the glass and pour a shot of espresso coffee into it. Then, stir it slowly with a spoon until the ingredients are mixed together. After mixing, add a few ice cubes in it. Then turn a glass of cold milk into foam through any method you like and pour the foam slowly over the coffee. Finally, garnish it with a spoonful of caramel.
Keep in mind that Caramel Macchiato may be served with other syrups besides caramel syrup. For example, based on your taste, you can use vanilla syrup, caramel syrup, mocha syrup, or fruit syrups such as apple, strawberry, etc. But it should be noted that each syrup has a special composition and taste that may not suit well to the taste of Caramel Macchiato. It is better to use different syrups, based on to your taste, to find your favorite taste.
As you can see, syrups play a major role in the combination of a unique Caramel Macchiato. That’s why we suggest Sunich Syrups to you so that you can feel at ease about its quality, taste and aroma. Also, our special suggestion is to use Sunich Caramel Syrup, Sunich Hazelnut Syrup or Sunich Vanilla Syrup.
Although both Caramel Macchiato and Mocha are coffee-based drinks, they have major differences.
The first difference between these two drinks is the method of using milk in them. Both these drinks contain milk. But they are different from each other in the way of using milk to prepare them. In Caramel Macchiato, the least amount of milk is used, and it has only a small amount of foam. While in the Mocha, thick and creamy milk is used to strengthen the strong taste of chocolate and coffee.
Another major difference is in the tastes of these two drinks. Caramel Macchiato is sweet because of adding milk and caramel syrup. While Mocha tastes more like coffee mixed with chocolate.
Mocha has the least amount of sweeteners; Therefore, it is more suitable for those who like to drink strong and bitter coffee. It also has its fans as it contains chocolate. Instead, the Caramel Macchiato suits those looking for a sweet and creamy drink.