Celebrate Easter with a Delicious Cup of Caffè di Pasqua

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Celebrate Easter with a Delicious Cup of Caffè di Pasqua

Coffee is a beloved beverage enjoyed by people all over the world, and it's no surprise that it has found its way into many cultural and holiday traditions. One such tradition is the Italian "caffè di Pasqua" or "Easter coffee," which is a delicious and festive way to enjoy coffee during the Easter holiday. In this blog post, we'll take a look at the history and significance of this Italian coffee tradition, as well as provide you with a recipe to make it at home.

History and Significance of Caffè di Pasqua

Caffè di Pasqua has been a part of Italian Easter traditions for generations. This delicious coffee drink is typically served during Easter breakfast or brunch, and it's a great way to start the day with a little bit of sweetness and warmth. While there is no one "official" recipe for caffè di Pasqua, the drink typically includes espresso, cocoa powder, sugar, cinnamon, and whipped cream.

In Italy, Easter is a time for family and friends to come together and celebrate, and caffè di Pasqua is a perfect accompaniment to the festivities. It's often served alongside sweet breads, pastries, and other Easter treats, and it's a great way to bring a little bit of extra cheer to the holiday.

Recipe for Caffè di Pasqua

To make your own caffè di Pasqua at home, you'll need a few key ingredients:

1 shot of espresso / small serving of coffee

1 tsp of cocoa powder

1 tsp of granulated sugar

1/4 tsp of ground cinnamon

1/4 cup of whole milk

Whipped cream


Start by preparing a shot of espresso using an espresso machine or by using our Keurig Compatible Coffee Machine with the small cup setting

In a small bowl, mix together the cocoa powder, sugar, and ground cinnamon.

Froth the milk using a frother or by heating it in a small saucepan and whisking it vigorously until it becomes foamy.

Add the cocoa powder mixture to the bottom of a coffee mug.

Pour the espresso over the cocoa powder mixture, stirring to combine.

Pour the foamed milk over the espresso and cocoa mixture, using a spoon to hold back the foam and pouring the milk into the mug.

Top the drink with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder or cinnamon.

Voila! You now have your very own caffè di Pasqua, perfect for enjoying with family and friends during the Easter holiday.