Freddo cappuccino

A freddo cappuccino is also called Greek cappuccino, or a Greek coffee with cold milk foam. It’s a strong iced coffee that you’ll definitely want to taste!

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Freddo cappuccino


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  • double espresso (40 ml)
  • 120 ml whole milk
  • optional: 2 teaspoons sugar
  • a handful of ice cubes
Freddo cappuccino ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • coffee machine
  • milk frother
  • optional: cocktail shaker


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This recipe is enough for a large glass of cappuccino or 2 smaller glasses as shown in the photo.

Making Freddo cappuccino – 5 minutes

Make 2 cups of espresso, if you want sugar in your cappuccino, it is best to stir it in now so that the sugar will dissolve well.

Add ice cubes to your espresso to make iced coffee. You can cool your espresso by shaking it in a cocktail shaker, but you can also use a measuring jug.

Freddo cappuccino
Freddo cappuccino

Pour the cold espresso, without ice cubes, into the large glass, or divide it between 2 smaller glasses.

Pour the cold milk into a milk frother and make a nice firm foam. Then pour the milk and foam over the cold espresso. Serve immediately, enjoy!


Did you know the amount of coffee beans to get the perfect cup each time can be weighed using coffee scales?

Do be aware of the high levels of caffeine in coffee drinks like this one.

Freddo cappuccino: frequently asked questions

Where does a freddo cappuccino come from?

Freddo or frappé are both iced coffees from Greece, these Greek coffees are popular all year round.

Are freddo and frappé the same thing?

No, a freddo is made with espresso while a frappé is made with instant coffee.

What is the difference between a freddo cappuccino and a freddo espresso?

A freddo cappuccino is served with cold milk foam, while a freddo espresso is served without milk but with lots of ice.

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