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How to make my grandmother's cuban coffee (espresso) ☕

This was the norm in my Cuban grandparents house. Every morning my grandmother would make her espresso & sometimes the neighbors would stop by for conversation & a shot of her delicious espresso . 👵☕

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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Supplies

Supplies

Add water to the bottom of the coffee pot

Add water to the bottom of the coffee pot

Fill filter basket evenly with espresso coffee

Fill filter basket evenly with espresso coffee

Place filter over pot and screw pot back together

Place filter over pot and screw pot back together

Heat stove top on high heat, place espresso  pot and heat

Heat stove top on high heat, place espresso pot and heat

Now add your sugar in a cup

Now add your sugar in a cup

Watch for the first drips of coffee

Watch for the first drips of coffee

The trick to making the frothy foam for your espresso  is to add the first bit of coffee that brewed into the pot (about a teaspoon amount) into the cup of sugar

The trick to making the frothy foam for your espresso is to add the first bit of coffee that brewed into the pot (about a teaspoon amount) into the cup of sugar

Mix sugar vigorously with about a teaspoon of coffee into the cup until you have a caramel color mixture.

Mix sugar vigorously with about a teaspoon of coffee into the cup until you have a caramel color mixture.

Transfer the rest of the brewed espresso coffee from the pot into the cup with the sugar mixture and mix until you have frothy espresso  (Espumita)

Transfer the rest of the brewed espresso coffee from the pot into the cup with the sugar mixture and mix until you have frothy espresso (Espumita)

Now your ready to sip on sweet espresso  "Cuban Coffee".  Enjoy! \u2615\ud83d\ude0a

Now your ready to sip on sweet espresso "Cuban Coffee". Enjoy! ☕😊

  • Metal stove-top espresso pot
  • 4.0tsp Sugar
  • Water
  • Metal cup or any cup
  • Espresso coffee such as Bustelo or Cafe Pilon