Café Borgia

I grew up in a small town in NJ, and there was this amazing whole in the wall coffee shop. My mom and I would go there together all the time. My favorite drink was their Café Borgia. It had espresso, milk, orange, and cocoa. It was amazing! I decided I would try to recreate this to enjoy at home! Stew was my guinea pig. We had this on a chilly rainy afternoon. It came out so delicious that I had to share! We used an espresso machine to froth the milk, but if you don’t have one, no biggy! Just whisk the milk on the stove to dissolve the Nutella. It will be just as delicious! Hope you enjoy.

Orange Mocha Latte-serves 2

1 cup strong coffee

1 cup 2% milk frothed

1 Tbsp Nutella

2 tsp orange zest

whipped cream

chocolate shavings

Brew one cup of strong coffee (I use 1 cup water with 2 tbsp coffee grinds). In the meantime, froth your milk in an espresso machine. When the milk starts to heat up, turn off the machine and whisk in 1 Tbsp Nutella. Continue to froth until the milk is foamed on top. If you don’t have an espresso maker, heat the milk over the stove and whisk in 1 Tbsp Nutella until dissolved. Set a few pieces of orange zest aside to use as garnish. Divide the remaining zest into two glasses. Pour ½ cup coffee into each glass. Then top each with ½ cup milk and spoon the froth on top. Top with whipped cream, reserved zest, and chocolate shavings.

5 Replies to “Café Borgia”

  1. I am a coffee drinker and I know good coffee just by reading on what is in the mix. This looks absolutely awesome. Have to try very soon…Thanks for sharing!

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