What ratio of coffee/milk should be in a cappuccino?

What ratio of coffee/milk should be in a cappuccino?

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  1. This is a very good question and I am very glad I have been asked such a question.
    With Cappuccino , the milk foam is always more than the milk. It is always two part foam, one part milk and one part coffee.

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  2. For a 3-ounce macchiato, use a 2:1 ratio of espresso to milk; for a 6-ounce cappuccino, 1:2 ; and for an 8-or-more-ounce latte, 1:3 +
    perfect cappuccino mix here

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  3. Well-well-well. Most resources tells that the volume of ingredients (espresso + milk + foam) should be 1:1:1 or similar. There are many problems with this basic rule, let me explain the simplest: one single shot of a well prepared espresso contains about the same volume of crema and liquid (right at the end of the preparation), meanwhile a combination of certain blend/roast/temperature/freshness (and other factors) may show a cup full of crema and almost no liquid or only a very little amount of crema. How could you determine the exact amount of coffee based on volume only ? Furthermore. Cappuccino is from Italy. Meanwhile the volume of a single espresso is varies throughout the country, current industry standards (SCAE, SCAA) calculating with the basic ratio of 1:2, where 1 is the weight of the coffee ground, 2 is the weight of the espresso. Since mostly 7-to-7.5 gramms are used to make a single shot (again, in Italy), a single shot of espresso should be around 14 to 15 gramms, which is noticably shorter than 1 oz (~30 ml). Based on the SCAE WBC Rules and Regulations, a cuppuccino may be between 150 and 180 ml (5-6 oz). At this point, 1:1:1 ratio is a complete nonsense.
    I suggest to use a single shot of espresso (or a double, if you’re going to prepare a flat white), and the necessary amount of areated milk to completly fill a cappuccino cup. If it tastes as requested, you’re done. If you don’t like it, change the settings, slightly change the ratio, or change the milk (or some/both of them), until you get the best result.
    Thanks for ask to answer.

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