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5 Basic French Coffee Recipes


Imagine passing the time by drinking coffee in a café in France. What recipe would you try? Here are the most popular basic French coffee recipes.

1. Espresso

The most basic of all the coffee beverages, espresso is hot water forced through ground espresso beans and served plain.

2. Café Crème

Rich and comforting, café crème is a serving of hot coffee with a healthy dose of smooth cream.

3. Café Noisette

A shot of espresso mixed with a bit of cream creates a drink the color of noisettes, or hazelnuts.

4. Café Au Lait

Equal parts hot coffee and steamed milk produce this classic drink.

5. Café Allonge

Strong espresso weakened with just a bit of water is the basis of this simple drink.

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