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Coffee with milk, known as “Café con Leche” or “Café Lechero” in México, is a favorite coffee drink served at the legendary Gran Café de la Parroquia, a café and restaurant in the Port of Veracruz.  
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 49kcal


  • 3 Tablespoons of espresso coffee grounds.
  • 1/3 Cup of water
  • 1-1/3 Cup of milk
  • Sugar to taste


  • Place the coffee in your espresso maker following the manufacturer’s instructions (they vary depending on your coffee maker type).
  • Add the water. Turn the heat up if using a stovetop espresso maker, or turn on if using an electric espresso machine.
  • While the coffee is brewing, place the milk in a small saucepan and turn the heat to medium-high. Heat the milk, and once it comes to a boil, slightly reduce the temperature to keep simmering.
  • Pour the coffee in a tall, thick glass, and in a gentle but quick stream, pour the milk in. This will cool down the coffee/milk mixture, it will form a layer of foam at the top of the glass. After this, add sugar to sweeten and enjoy your Coffee with milk!


Calories: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 107mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 92mg