Brewing Guide

Make a red cappuccino® on your Breville Barista Express BES870

Make a Rooibos red cappuccino® at home

Using our red espresso® ground rooibos:


  • red espresso® ground Rooibos
  • Milk/milk alternative
  • Cinnamon
  • Honey


  1. Ensure your espresso machine is clean 
  2. Fill your double basket with 12g (2tbsp) red espresso® ground Rooibos
  3. Ensure red espresso® Rooibos is level in the basket. No tamping required.
  4. Manually pre-infuse: Start expressing and stop when the pour starts
    4.1. Wait 10 seconds (Pre-infusion helps draw out flavour and a better crema)
  5. Express double shot red espresso® Rooibos (60ml/oz.)
  6. Add equal parts steamed and foamed milk
  7. Serve with honey and cinnamon

Helpful tip

Always remember to flush the shower head in between making your favourite red espresso® drink and coffee to ensure either one is not tainted by their individual flavours.

Using our Rooibos Matcha Latte Mix – microground red espresso® Rooibos:

Our caffeine-free Rooibos Matcha Latte Mix is made from only the highest quality red espresso® Rooibos tea that has been finely ground into a powder and blended with a hint of organic coconut blossom sugar for sweetness.


  • red espresso® Rooibos Matcha Latte Mix
  • Milk/milk alternative
  • Cinnamon
  • Honey


  1. Add 6g (1 heaped teaspoon) and 30ml hot water to your 240ml/8oz cup and mix well.
  2. Top up with freshly steamed milk or dairy alternative and serve.

* Alternatively pour 240ml milk or dairy alternative into your milk jug, add the 6g powder and steam to blend the ingredients.

Please note: Our ground Rooibos is not suitable for use in super automatic machines or bean-to-cup machines

For more recipe inspiration using your Breville machine please follow caffeinated_ideas

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