Espresso Tonic

Cuisinart original

Swap out gin for espresso for a carbonated drink that is both refreshing and buzzy. You
can experiment with flavored simple syrups and garnishes to mix it up!


Makes 1 serving


2    espresso capsules
      (preferably medium-light roast)
1     teaspoon simple syrup
       (optional or to taste)
1     to 2 dashes aromatic bitters
       (such as Angostura)
5     ounces tonic water
       orange or lemon twist for garnish

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available


1. Put 1 espresso capsule into the unit.
Place a small glass or mug underneath the
brew head. Select Single Espresso and
allow it to brew into the small mug. When
brewing process is complete, discard used
capsule and place a new capsule into the
unit. Reselect Single Espresso and brew
into same mug. Let cool to room temperature.
2. Fill a highball glass with ice. Add the simple
syrup (if using), bitters, and tonic water
and stir. Gently pour in the cooled espresso.
Drop an orange or lemon twist into the
glass to garnish.
3. Serve immediately.