Beverages

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Makes 1 serving (8 ounces)

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Makes 1 serving (8 ounces)

Ingredients

  • 2measured scoops finely ground
  • espresso or 2 espresso pods
  • 1teaspoon granulated sugar, optional
  • 2tablespoons whole milk
  • 3ice cubes

Preparation

  1. Press the power button of the Cuisinart®
  2. Espresso Maker to turn the machine on. The
  3. lights around the power, manual, single and
  4. double espresso buttons will illuminate
  5. and when they stop blinking, the machine has
  6. been warmed and is ready to use.
  7. Place the two-cup filter basket in the
  8. portafilter holder. Spoon the espresso grounds
  9. into the basket. Using the tamping tool, press
  10. down the grounds with moderate pressure
  11. and clean any excess from the rim. Secure
  12. the portafilter holder in place.
  13. Place a glass underneath the brew head and
  14. press the double espresso button. Espresso will begin to
  15. brew. When 3 ounces have been brewed the
  16. machine will stop.
  17. Stir the sugar into the hot espresso to
  18. dissolve. Pour the espresso mixture and
  19. the milk into the jar of a Cuisinart® Blender.
  20. Place the lid on and process on high. While
  21. the motor is running, drop the ice cubes in
  22. and continue to process until the mixture is
  23. homogenous, about 30 seconds.
  24. Pour into a glass.