POPSUGAR Celebrity

Oct 4 2012 - 5:30am

Cardamom Cappuccino

Padma Lakshmi Coffee Recipe


  1. 1/2 cup regular coffee, 2 shots espresso, or 1 lungo pour (4 ounces) Nespresso coffee, such as Indriya of India, brewed
  2. 1/2 cup dairy or nondairy milk
  3. 1/2 teaspoon raw sugar
  4. 1/4 teaspoon ground green cardamom
  5. Pinch of raw, unsalted almonds, crushed
  6. Pinch of nutmeg


  1. Pour the prepared coffee into a cappuccino cup.
  2. In a milk frother or in a saucepan over the stove, heat milk, sugar, and cardamom.
  3. Pour heated, spiced milk over the coffee. Top with milk foam, if using a milk frother.
  4. Garnish with almonds, a tiny pinch of nutmeg, and a larger pinch of cardamom.

Makes 1 cappuccino.

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