Cuban Coffee (Café Cubano)
Cubans start their day off with coffee, but what we refer to as Cuban coffee in the United States is not actually Cuban. The U.S. trade embargo with Cuba prohibits the import of Cuban coffee. The Cuban-style coffee we drink here is actually a blend of finely ground beans from Jamaica, Brazil, Colombia or other parts of Central and South America. Although it is often compared to espresso, it is actually the combined result of Cuban, Spanish, French and Italian traditions. Cuban Coffee is very…
Café Cubano (Cuban Coffee) | Imperial Sugar
The authentic way to make Cuban Coffee is with a stovetop espresso pot and is usually served in demitasse cups because of its strength. You can also use espresso cups which are slightly larger. This Café Cubano recipe uses enough extra fine granulated sugar to make your coffee sweet, sweet, sweet!