Making Instant Espresso Powder
Espresso powder is a great ingredient to have on hand when you want to make a quick cup of espresso. It’s also great for baking and adding an extra kick of caffeine to lattes and other coffee-flavored drinks. Making your own espresso powder is surprisingly easy and can save you money in the long run. Here’s how to do it.
First, gather your ingredients. You’ll need:
• 1/2 cup of ground espresso beans
• 1/4 cup of sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
• 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Spread the ground espresso beans on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
3. Remove from the oven and let cool for five minutes.
4. Place the beans in a food processor and pulse until they become a fine powder.
5. Add the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg to the food processor and pulse again until everything is combined.
6. Pour the mixture into a jar and seal.
7. Store in a cool, dry place for up to six months.
When you’re ready to make a cup of espresso, simply scoop out a teaspoon of the powder and add it to your favorite espresso maker. You’ll have a delicious cup of espresso in no time!
Making your own espresso powder is a great way to save money and get creative with your coffee drinks. With a few simple ingredients and a few minutes of your time, you can make a delicious espresso powder that will last for months. Try it today!
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ 1: How do you make instant espresso powder?
Answer: To make instant espresso powder, combine 1 part instant coffee granules and 1 part non-dairy creamer. Mix the ingredients together until they are blended and store in an airtight container. To use, add 2-3 teaspoons of the mixture to a cup of hot water and stir until dissolved.