4 Delicious Nespresso Recipes You Can Make At Home

When it comes to your morning drink, there is nothing better than a coffee. The caffeine kick you get from a cup of joe is powerful enough to make us feel a little less like a zombie. Now, most people opt to go to a Starbucks or other cafe. It is their go-to place for drinking their favorite espresso or cappuccino. But have you stopped to consider how costly these coffee drinks are? If you start brewing coffee at home, you can cut down a lot of money you spend on coffee. For this purpose, a Nespresso machine can help you out. Yes, it is an expensive purchase. But in the long run, it will save you a lot of money. When you start brewing your favorite cup using Nespresso pods in this machine, you save money and time. Also, there are so many coffee drinks that you can brew using Nespresso pods. It’s a surprise that not many people are brewing coffee at home using Nespresso.

Recipe 1: Hazelnut latte with chocolate

If you are somewhere cold, this hazelnut latte with chocolate brewed using Nespresso lungo is perfect. It uses the distinct flavor of hazelnut and chocolate, and this pair with coffee is incredible.

To make this, you need:

  • Milk- ¾ cup
  • Whipped cream
  • Nespresso lungo- 1 capsule
  • Chocolate hazelnut spread- 1 tbsp

To make:

  • First, extract a strong cup of coffee using the Nespresso lungo capsule. 
  • Side by side in a pan, heat milk and hazelnut spread till it mixes well.
  • In a cup, add the coffee and pour the milk over it. (You can also froth the milk)
  • Adding whipped cream over it is optional. Though, it does enhance the taste of your coffee.

Recipe 2: Iced chocolate recipe

For chocolate and coffee lovers, this is a divine beverage. It is also perfect for summers, so do try it out in your Nespresso machine.

To make this, you need:

  • Nespresso capsule – 2(compatible with your machine)
  • Milk- 1 cup
  • Ice cubes
  • Chocolate syrup or cacao powder-1 tbsp
  • Sugar- as per taste

To make:

  • First, choose a Nespresso pod that has an intense flavor. If you can find one with chocolate notes in it, that will be perfect. Use both the pods to brew a strong cup of coffee.
  • In a frother, add milk, sugar, cacao powder. If you are using chocolate syrup, you may not require sugar. Froth it on a cold setting till it gets creamy.
  • In a tall glass, add ice cubes. Now add the coffee to the glass and pour the frothed milk on top. Add a layer of foam and sprinkle some cacao powder.

Recipe 3: Iced salted caramel latte

Another drink for summertime that comes out perfectly with Nespresso pod is an iced salted caramel latte. It is a creamy dish with distinct flavors making it quite tempting for everyone.

To make this, you need:

  • Nespresso caramelizo pods- 1 
  • Coconut syrup- 1tbsp
  • Milk- ½ cup
  • Ice cubes
  • Salted caramel syrup -1 tbsp

To make:

  • In a cocktail shaker, add brewed coffee and caramel syrup. Mix them well. 
  • In a frother, add milk and coconut syrup and froth it. Or simply mix them in a bowl.
  • In a large glass, add ice cubes. (Using coffee ice cubes is best as it doesn’t dilute your coffee a lot).
  • Now, pour coffee over the iced and add milk over the coffee. Enjoy this perfectly sweet and tempting coffee on hot days.

Recipe 4: Turmeric latte

Turmeric is a spice that Indians use in every dish. It has many health benefits, and you can enjoy this in your coffee too.

To make this, you need: 

  • Turmeric syrup– 1 tbsp
  • Milk- ½ cup
  • Nespresso pod- 1 (Melizio for Vertuo machine)
  • Ground turmeric for sprinkling

To make:

  • Froth your milk and then add it to a glass with turmeric syrup in it. Stir so they mix well.
  • Now, brew a strong cup of coffee and pour it over the frothed milk.
  • Add ground turmeric for garnish. (optional)

Drinking coffee at a cafe is a different experience altogether. Yet, going there every day and spending so much money on a cup of joe when you can make it home is not wise. Give these recipes a try, and you will not regret them at all.

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