How To Make Freddo Espresso

Greeks certainly love their coffee and enjoy it in a variety of different ways. One popular variation of coffee in Greece is the iced coffee, invented by a Nescafe representative in 1957. A favorite in Greektown Chicago is the Freddo Espresso. So, what makes this magical Greek drink so delicious? Freddo Espresso is unique in and of s made out of espresso and blended in a frappe coffee frother. The Freddo Espresso is topped with a cold milk-based foam known as aphrogala in Greece. The drink is traditionally served over ice and many enjoy it with sugar or stevia. Those looking for an extra jolt to jumpstart their day should try this Greek delicacy. Try making this caffeine kick at home or stop by the different cafés, like Artopolis, along Halsted to pick one up.

How to Make Freddo Espresso:

  1. Place 100ml of fresh milk into the blender and shake until you see dense foam. Or place 100 ml milk and 2 ice cubs into the blender and shake until you see dense foam. Wait for cream to split from milk.
  2. Prepare 1 or 2 shots of espresso.
  3. Add sugar into the hot espresso mix if you wish and stir well.
  4. Add 5 ice cubs in a tall cappuccino. Add the hot espresso mix and stir right away until the coffee gets cold. If needed add some more ice cubes.
  5. Get the cream you have already prepared and add it in the cold espresso drink.
  6. You can add some cinnamon or grated chocolate and a straw.
  7. Enjoy!!


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