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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How to Make My Grandmother's Cuban Coffee (Espresso) ☕ Recipe
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Supplies

Supplies

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Add water to the bottom of the coffee pot

Add water to the bottom of the coffee pot

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Fill filter basket evenly with espresso coffee

Fill filter basket evenly with espresso coffee

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Place filter over pot and screw pot back together

Place filter over pot and screw pot back together

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

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

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Now add your sugar in a cup

Now add your sugar in a cup

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Watch for the first drips of coffee

Watch for the first drips of coffee

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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

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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.

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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)

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

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

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