What You'll Need:
- Espresso machine
- Coffee grinder
- Shot glass
- Fill the water reservoir of the espresso machine and turn it on to preheat.
- Weigh and grind 18 grams of coffee beans to a fine consistency.
- Distribute the ground coffee evenly in the portafilter and tamp it down firmly.
- Lock the portafilter into the espresso machine and place the shot glass under the spout.
- Start the extraction process and let the espresso drip into the shot glass for 25-30 seconds.
- Stop the extraction process and discard the used coffee grounds.
- Serve and enjoy!
- Adjust the grind size to control the extraction rate. A finer grind will produce a stronger flavor, while a coarser grind will produce a milder flavor.
- If you prefer stronger coffee, increase the coffee to water ratio or use a darker roast.
- If you prefer weaker coffee, decrease the coffee to water ratio or use