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Authentic Cafe Cubano recipe

Authentic Cafe Cubano

Making a traditional Café Cubano is as straightforward as it comes, using your moka pot brew one shot of espresso by adding the grounds and a 2 tsp of granulated sugar.
Brewing Time 4 mins
Total Time 4 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 6 kcal


  • Moka pot


  • 1 Shot Moka pot coffee made with Cuban-style coffee like Café Bustelo
  • 2 tsp. Demerara sugar (or raw sugar)


  • Put the coffee grounds into your Moka pot with one teaspoon of Demerara sugar inside the coffee ground chamber. Allow the pressure to build so the coffee is brewed and comes through the top of the brewing chamber.
  • Pour into a small cup and enjoy. If you have any condensed milk, a small amount can be added.
Keyword cafe cubano