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cappuccino vs. latte

cappuccino vs. latte: What’s the difference?

Cappuccinos and lattes are both coffee drinks (most commonly hot but also sometimes cold) typically made with espresso (strong coffee) and steamed milk and topped with foamed milk. The difference is the ratio of ingredients: usually, a latte has more steamed milk, while a cappuccino has more foamed milk.

[ kap-oo-chee-noh, kah-poo-; Italian kahp-poot-chee-naw ]
  1. a hot beverage consisting of espresso and foamed milk, often served with powdered cinnamon and topped with whipped cream.
[ lah-tey Italian laht-te ]
  1. hot espresso with steamed milk, usually topped with foamed milk.
  2. a similar beverage made with tea in place of espresso.

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