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Our Mochaccino Recipe

3 min.
Easy
1 pers.

If you like to drink coffee and hot chocolate, and sometimes have a hard time choosing between these two, the mochaccino may be the perfect compromise for you. What is the difference with a cappuccino, you might say ? How to prepare this recipe ? Don’t worry, we will cover everything you need to know about Mochaccino, and give you our recipe to make it at home !

What is a mochaccino?

The mochaccino is a hot milky beverage from Italy, perfect for the winter season. So, what is in a mochaccino? It is made of coffee, hot chocolate, cocoa powder and milk. 

It is usually served in a large transparent glass, so that you can watch the three different layers form.

You might find this drink under other names, such as moka coffee, mocaccino, mochhacino or mokaccino. 

What are the differences between mochaccino and cappuccino?

You might still wonder what is the difference between a mochaccino and a cappuccino? It is very simple. Compared to the cappuccino, the mochaccino is mainly composed of hot chocolate, and consists of more milk foam.

How to make a mochaccino at home, with a bean-to-cup coffee machine?

Ingredients

  • Ingrédient Café moulu
    Your favourite coffee beans
  • Ingrédient Chocolat carré
    1.5cl of hot chocolate
  • Ingrédient Chocolat en poudre
    Cocoa powder
  • Ingrédient Lait
    14.5cl of whole milk

Material

  • Matériel Machine à café à grain 2
    1 bean-to-cup coffee machine with steam wand
  • Matériel Pichet lait
    1 milk jug
  • Matériel Tasse à café
    1 cup for your coffee
  • Matériel Tasse à café
    1 cup for your hot chocolate
  • Matériel Mug
    1 mug or glass for the presentation
  • Préparation Mélanger
    1 small whip or spoon

Preparation

  • Ingrédient Chocolat en poudre
    Step 1 Prepare your hot chocolate.
  • Matériel Machine à café à grain 2
    Step 2 Then put some coffee beans in your espresso grinder.
  • Matériel Tasse à café
    Step 3 Make a cup of coffee and set aside.
  • Matériel Mug
    Step 4 Put both of these beverages in the presentation glass or mug. Mix with a whip, sprinkle the cocoa powder on top.
  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 5 Now, prepare your milk foam (with your steam wand). Fill the jug up halfway with milk.
  • Ingrédient Lait
    Step 6 Place the tip of your steam wand close to the spout of your jug and just below the surface of the milk.
  • Préparation Couler un café Machine à café à grain
    Step 7 Once the milk starts foaming, dip the steam wand into the milk, until it fills two-thirds of the jug.
  • Préparation Couler un café Machine à café à grain
    Step 8 Set aside the milk and clean your steam wand.
  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 9 Tap the milk jug and mix until you obtain a smooth and even foam.
  • Matériel Mug
    Step 10 Pour your milk foam into your presentation cup, over the hot chocolate and espresso.
  • Préparation Déguster
    Step 11 Now you can enjoy your Mochaccino!
  • Ingrédient Chocolat en poudre
    Step 1

    Prepare your hot chocolate.

  • Matériel Machine à café à grain 2
    Step 2

    Then put some coffee beans in your espresso grinder.

  • Matériel Tasse à café
    Step 3

    Make a cup of coffee and set aside.

  • Matériel Mug
    Step 4

    Put both of these beverages in the presentation glass or mug. Mix with a whip, sprinkle the cocoa powder on top.

  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 5

    Now, prepare your milk foam (with your steam wand). Fill the jug up halfway with milk.

  • Ingrédient Lait
    Step 6

    Place the tip of your steam wand close to the spout of your jug and just below the surface of the milk.

  • Préparation Couler un café Machine à café à grain
    Step 7

    Once the milk starts foaming, dip the steam wand into the milk, until it fills two-thirds of the jug.

  • Préparation Couler un café Machine à café à grain
    Step 8

    Set aside the milk and clean your steam wand.

  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 9

    Tap the milk jug and mix until you obtain a smooth and even foam.

  • Matériel Mug
    Step 10

    Pour your milk foam into your presentation cup, over the hot chocolate and espresso.

  • Préparation Déguster
    Step 11

    Now you can enjoy your Mochaccino!

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Maxicoffee’s tasty tips

For the hot chocolate, you can use 10g of cocoa powder and 3cl of milk.

How to make a mochaccino at home with a manual espresso machine?

Ingredients

  • Ingrédient Café moulu
    Your favourite coffee beans
  • Ingrédient Chocolat carré
    1.5cl of hot chocolate
  • Ingrédient Chocolat en poudre
    Cocoa powder
  • Ingrédient Lait
    14.5cl of whole milk

Material

  • Matériel Machine expresso manuelle
    1 manual espresso machine with steam wand
  • material cleaning coffee grinder
    1 coffee grinder
  • Matériel Tapis tassage
    1 tamping mat
  • Matériel Répartiteur de mouture
    1 grind distributor
  • Matériel Tamper
    1 tamper
  • Matériel Balance
    1 scale
  • Matériel Pichet lait
    1 milk jug
  • Matériel Tasse à café
    1 cup for your coffee
  • Matériel Tasse à café
    1 cup for your hot chocolate
  • Matériel Mug
    1 mug or glass for the presentation

Preparation

  • Ingrédient Chocolat en poudre
    Step 1 Prepare your hot chocolate and set aside.
  • material cleaning coffee grinder
    Step 2 Begin brewing. Grind 14g of coffee in your portafilter. Using your hands, spread the ground coffee more or less evenly in the portafilter.
  • Matériel Répartiteur de mouture
    Step 3 Then use the grind distributor to ensure even tamping (2 to 3 turns)
  • Matériel Tamper
    Step 4 Apply 15-20kg of pressure to your grind using your tamper, to compact your grind.
  • Matériel Machine expresso manuelle
    Step 5 Before switching on your machine, perform a flush (the action of cleaning the filter of any grounds that may have remained and emptying the water group).
  • Matériel Machine expresso manuelle
    Step 6 Insert the portafilter into the group and start brewing. Stop your extraction when your espresso weighs 28 to 42g.
  • Ingrédient Chocolat en poudre
    Step 7 Pour the two drinks into your presentation cup. Whisk well and sprinkle cocoa powder over the top.
  • Ingrédient Lait
    Step 8 Now, prepare your milk foam (with your steam wand). Fill the jug up halfway with milk.
  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 9 Place the tip of your steam wand close to the spout of your jug and just below the surface of the milk.
  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 10 Once the milk starts foaming, dip the steam wand into the milk, until it fills two-thirds of the jug.
  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 11 Set aside the milk and clean your steam wand.
  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 12 Tap the milk jug and mix until you obtain a smooth and even foam.
  • Matériel Mug
    Step 13 Pour your milk foam into your presentation cup, over the hot chocolate and espresso.
  • Préparation Déguster
    Step 14 Now you can enjoy your Mochaccino!
  • Ingrédient Chocolat en poudre
    Step 1

    Prepare your hot chocolate and set aside.

  • material cleaning coffee grinder
    Step 2

    Begin brewing. Grind 14g of coffee in your portafilter. Using your hands, spread the ground coffee more or less evenly in the portafilter.

  • Matériel Répartiteur de mouture
    Step 3

    Then use the grind distributor to ensure even tamping (2 to 3 turns)

  • Matériel Tamper
    Step 4

    Apply 15-20kg of pressure to your grind using your tamper, to compact your grind.

  • Matériel Machine expresso manuelle
    Step 5

    Before switching on your machine, perform a flush (the action of cleaning the filter of any grounds that may have remained and emptying the water…

  • Matériel Machine expresso manuelle
    Step 6

    Insert the portafilter into the group and start brewing. Stop your extraction when your espresso weighs 28 to 42g.

  • Ingrédient Chocolat en poudre
    Step 7

    Pour the two drinks into your presentation cup. Whisk well and sprinkle cocoa powder over the top.

  • Ingrédient Lait
    Step 8

    Now, prepare your milk foam (with your steam wand). Fill the jug up halfway with milk.

  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 9

    Place the tip of your steam wand close to the spout of your jug and just below the surface of the milk.

  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 10

    Once the milk starts foaming, dip the steam wand into the milk, until it fills two-thirds of the jug.

  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 11

    Set aside the milk and clean your steam wand.

  • Matériel Pichet lait
    Step 12

    Tap the milk jug and mix until you obtain a smooth and even foam.

  • Matériel Mug
    Step 13

    Pour your milk foam into your presentation cup, over the hot chocolate and espresso.

  • Préparation Déguster
    Step 14

    Now you can enjoy your Mochaccino!

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MaxiCoffee’s tasty tips

Take your drink to the next level by adding whipped cream and white chocolate chips.

Now, you know how to make the traditional mochaccino recipe, nice and easy! Its blend of coffee and chocolate will delight your guests and your family. For other recipes, we invite you to discover all the different types of coffee there are, and to indulge in even more delicious coffee drinks that anyone can make at home!

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