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Espresso-Marinated Flank Steak

Espresso becomes the star in this easy-to-prepare marinade."


  • 1 cup brewed espresso, cooled

  • 2 tablespoons molasses

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1 pound flank steak

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


1. Whisk together the espresso, molasses, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar and both peppers in a bowl. Add the flank steak and make sure it is submerged in the marinade. Refrigerate overnight.

2. Preheat a Cuisinart® Griddler fitted with grill plates in the open position to Sear. When grill is ready, remove as much excess marinade as possible and season with the salt. Grill about 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium rare.

3. Let steak rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

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Makes 4 servings

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This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Buona Tazza Single Serve Espresso Machine
Buona Tazza Single Serve Espresso, Latte, Cappuccino Machine
Buona Tazza Super Automatic Single Serve Espresso, Caffè Latte & Cappuccino Maker