I think we’ve all had coffee with milk before, but when you use Dominican coffee for your café con leche it just hits different.

This type of coffee is made on a stovetop using a greca, and we love its rich, bold flavor. You can use any kind of milk for your café con leche, and to make it extra special, you can even use a frother to get the perfect creamy, foamy consistency.

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What is the best Dominican coffee

There’s so many well-known Dominican coffee brands, but my favorite is Jarabacoa. Lots of people though opt for the most popular brands like Café Santo Domingo, or even the popular Latino coffee brand Café Bustelo.

Heating the milk makes it creamy

Don’t add cold milk into your coffee! Heating the milk until it’s hot, but not boiling is going to keep your coffee warm and make it smooth and creamy.

Froth the milk for a coffeeshop style café con leche

Frothing the milk adds some texture to the coffee and elevates it a bit more, so if you have a frother on hand give it a try!

Cafe con Leche (Coffee with Milk)

Café con Leche (Coffee with Milk)

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Café con leche is a staple breakfast for Latinos, and in Dominican Republic, we love making it with stovetop greca coffee and frothed milk.
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Dominican
Servings 1 serving




  • In a small pot over medium heat, add milk and heat until the milk is hot (don't let it boil). Optionally, use a frother to froth the milk until foamy, or about 1-2 minutes.
  • Carefully pour the hot coffee into a cup and top with milk, add sugar to taste, and serve warm. ¡Buen provecho!
Keyword Drink
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