We all have heard and sipped espresso at cafes or at home. Espresso is a widely appreciated form of coffee across the world. It works as an eye-opener for the majority of working-class people; their day starts with an espresso. But have you ever imagined replacing your morning coffee with espresso soda? It sounds so fresh and unique, and also tastes so. Espresso soda is the carbonated coffee drink that your mornings surely crave. People might avoid it having at a café due to its high prices, but it is so easy to make at home that you don’t need to rush over to cafés for this; it can be prepared in the morning, in merely 10 minutes.
Yes! You heard it right! Just 10 Minutes and your Espresso Soda is ready!
It will give a chilled start to your day effortlessly. You just need to mix milk and soda in your shaker and enjoy your espresso soda in the morning mist. Mixing coffee and soda might sound odd, but it will surely turn out to be your favorite experiment.
- 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
- 1 cup Club soda
- 1/3 cup espresso
- 1 tbsp Milk
- 1/2 cup ice
- 1 tbsp Simple syrup (Optional)
- Add the ice to a glass
- Add the espresso, vanilla extract, milk and fill with soda
TIPS AND TRICKS
CHILL SERVING GLASSES
-Freeze empty glasses in the freezer before you pour espresso soda into them to make it even more refreshing.
PREPARE ESPRESSO A TIME AHEAD
-For keeping your drink chilled till the last sip, prepare the shot of espresso a while before and chill it in the fridge for approx 30 minutes. It will prevent the melting of ice.
ALMOND OR OAT MILK
-Instead of using whole milk, you can also top your soda with almond or oat milk.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR DRINK
-If you have any preference for your morning drink, like more or less sugar, flavored milk or creams, strong or mild coffee; you can customize your espresso soda recipe as per your taste and requirements.
HAZELNUT AND ALMOND EXTRACT
-If you don’t like vanilla flavor, you can swap vanilla extract with hazelnut or almond extract. These extracts will also give a happening taste to this recipe.
TOP WITH CREAM
-You can also combine this espresso soda with rich and moist cream.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How to make espresso soda without an espresso machine?
No need to worry if you don’t have an espresso machine, you can go for ½ cup of brewed cold coffee or strong dripped coffee.
How to make simple syrup?
To make simple syrup you require- 1 cup of water, 1 cup of granulated sugar.
Pour both the ingredients into a small pan and let the mixture boil on a medium flame for a while. Let the mixture cool down and your simple syrup is ready. Pour it into some airtight bottle or container and you can store it for a month.