Peppermint Affogato

If you enjoyed our recipe for Caramel Affogato, you’ll love our Peppermint Affogato. This sweet treat is perfect for celebrating one of our favorite winter flavors—peppermint.

Peppermint Affogato

1 serving

–       1-2 oz. espresso

–       1 large scoop peppermint ice cream

Start by placing one large scoop of peppermint ice cream into a cup and placing it into the freezer for 15 minutes to an hour to harden.  Using your EC100 Espresso Machine, brew the espresso into a small cup.  Once espresso is done brewing, remove the scoop of ice cream from the freezer and slowly pour the espresso shot over the ice cream. Enjoy immediately.

Black Friday Shopping Guide

After the Thanksgiving turkey is carved and the pumpkin pie is served, the holiday shopping season begins.

Why not give the ones you love a Capresso machine that can prepare their favorite beverage? Every sip will be a reminder that you gave the ideal gift.

Check out our Black Friday Shopping Guide for gift suggestions:

For the Gourmet Coffee Lover

Give the gift of homebrewed espressos, lattes and cappuccinos with the Capresso EC50 Stainless Steel Pump Espresso & Cappuccino Machine. The compact machine features a sleek design and a coffeehouse-quality brewing system for preparing delicious crema coffee and bold espresso-based drinks.


For the Tea Lover

From Black Tea to Oolong Tea, and everything in between, the Capresso teaC100 heats up to 48 ounces of water in its beautiful clear glass kettle to the ideal temperature for extracting tea’s best flavor. Pair the teaC100 with a variety of teas for a unique gift that will warm the heart of your favorite tea lover.

For the Hot Chocolate Lover

Pass up the processed powdered hot chocolate mix this holiday season and give the hot chocolate lover in your life a true delight: the Capresso froth PLUS Automatic Milk Frother. Creamy hot chocolate is just a touch of a button away with the Capresso froth PLUS.  Simply add 12 ounces of any type of milk to the clear glass pitcher and shaved chocolate and press the Warm button; the stylish automatic milk frother goes to work, heating the drink in a matter of minutes. The unit also featured Hot and Cold buttons for endless milk-based beverage options.

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Root Beer Froth

We’re frothing up the classic fountain drink — Root Beer Float — to make our tasty Root Beer Froth. This light and refreshing beverage is simple to prepare and a real treat for your taste buds.



Root Beer Froth

2 servings

–       8 oz. Root beer

–       8 oz. Non-fat milk

–       2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

–       Ice


Using your froth PLUS, place the frothing disk in the frothing pitcher and ensure it is securely snapped inside the bottom of the frothing pitcher. Add milk and vanilla extract to frothing pitcher and press Cold button. Wait for frother to automatically shut off. Fill each glass with 4 oz. of root beer and several ice cubes. Pour frothed milk directly over root beer.


Lemon Almond Black Tea

For a new spin on classic English Breakfast Tea, try our recipe for Lemon Almond Black Tea. With fresh lemon juice and hints of almond, this beverage is a delicious way to start your day.




Lemon Almond Black Tea

2 servings

–       16 oz. water

–       2 English Breakfast Tea teabags

–       1 small lemon

–       1 tsp. pure almond extract


In your Capresso teaC100, fill kettle with 16 oz. water (to the minimum fill line). Place kettle on Power Base and plug cord into wall outlet. Turn dial to Black Tea setting (212° F) and press the On/Off button to begin boiling water. When the heater and lights turn off, remove kettle and pour 8 oz. of water into each cup and replace kettle. Steep one teabag in each cup for 4-6 minutes, to desired taste. Remove teabags and add juice of ½ small lemon and ½ tsp. pure almond extract into each cup. Stir and garnish with lemon slice.

New Capresso EC50: Café-Quality Espresso at a Wallet-Friendly Price

Capresso EC50

Add delicious espresso-based beverages to your morning routine with Capresso’s newest pump espresso machine, the EC50 Stainless Steel Pump Espresso & Cappuccino Machine.

Priced at just under $100, the Capresso EC50 is perfect for espresso lovers on a budget. Pump espresso machines are widely recognized as superior to steam/boiler espresso machines, and this is Capresso’s first pump espresso machine at this low price point.

The EC50 features a stainless-steel lined ThermoBlock heating system for quick and precise heating. With 15 bars of pressure, it produces maximum extraction of the grinds, so every shot brewed is of café-quality.

The EC50 is equipped with a patented stainless-steel sieve for one or two shots, and a self-locking filter holder with thumbguard for easy cleaning.  A removable metal warming tray keeps cups at the ideal temperature for serving. Its integrated swivel frother creates light and airy froth for cappuccinos, or steamed milk for lattes.

Use the EC50 to brew frothy cappuccinos and other bold espresso drinks featured in our Guide to Espresso-Based Beverages.

Click here to learn more about the Capresso EC50.