Cafe Bombon: what it is and how to prepare it

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Cafe Bombon: what it is and how to prepare it

Do you consider yourself an expert coffee taster? Then you can not stop trying the latest combinations that have been made with this drink. Run to your favorite coffee shop and order the Cafe Bombon, don’t you know what it is? Don’t worry, here you will learn that and more.

You will even know a recipe for you to make at home and surprise your friends with this preparation.

What is Cafe Bombon?

This new variety of coffee was born in Alicante, a city in Spain. However, it has already left these frontiers behind and has become increasingly widespread in bars, cafes and restaurants. Which means that it is no longer just popular where it originated, but has spread to other places where receptivity has been surprising.

It is usual that in some restaurants it is obtained with other names such as baby bottle or sweet coffee, the latter being the most popular and which coffee tasters say is the most successful.

What does this type of coffee consist of? Its base is an espresso coffee to which a special ingredient is added that makes it the Café Bombón, this important element is condensed milk. The result of this combination is a very sweet drink and it should be served in a transparent glass cup.

With this presentation, coffee lovers are shown the contrast between each ingredient, since, due to the densities of their liquids, they are not usually mixed. Therefore, the condensed milk will be noticeable at the bottom and the espresso coffee at the top, since the customer is the one in charge of mixing it.

How to prepare this specialty in the style of Café 1820?

Actually, the preparation of this coffee is very simple, ideal for a mid-afternoon share with friends or family, perfect to get out of the routine and opt for a different drink. To do this, take note of what you must buy:

  • Espresso 1820
  • Condensed milk
  • semi-whipped cream
  • Cocoa powder or cinnamon


The first thing you have to do is prepare the espresso coffee, following the instructions on the package. Then in the transparent glass cup of approximately 150 ml you have to place about 50 ml of condensed milk.

After that, gently add the 50 ml of coffee, this can be soluble or coffee maker. Once this is done you can see the ingredients with the naked eye without mixing.

Finally, as a decorative method, place the semi-whipped cream on top of the coffee and sprinkle either cocoa powder or cinnamon, the amount according to your taste. For those cases where you want to reduce the flavor of the sweet, what you can do is reduce the amount of condensed milk, now mix!

Do you want more recipe with CafĂ© 1820? Iced coffee, frappuccino, latte… Don’t miss out on these and other options on our blog to enjoy the flavor and benefits of coffee.

Choose Coffee 1820

Whenever you go to the supermarket, choose Café 1820. You can also find us in our digital store You receive your coffee at home! Or if you want to order from the USA you can do it through Amazon.

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