Authentic Cafe' Con Leche (Coffee With Milk)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Debber

Posting for ZWT 5 as we zip through Spain so might as well make this educational AND entertaining: Coffee was once believed to cure consumption, dropsy, gout, and smallpox; AND--get this!--when mixed with milk--as in this recipe--coffee was believed to be a CAUSE of leprosy! Oh, no! :rofl: I think we've proved through many years of not-so-scientific daily coffee-drinking that this is not true. Enjoy a cup and rest assured, you will not be leaving any body parts behind when you've sipped the last drop! ("Cooking Up World History" by Marden & Barchers)

Top Review by littlemafia

I'm pretty sure I had this before! At first, I thought 1 teaspoon per cup would be enough, but it wasn't even though I drink my coffee black, with just a little milk. So for one cup milk I used one teaspoon coffee and one and half teaspoon of sugar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat milk (saucepan on stove or bowl in microwave) until it boils.
  2. Stir in coffee and sugar.
  3. Serve hot in glass coffee cups.

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