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Espresso tonic with lemon: how to make a popular refreshing drink at home

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Recipe for espresso tonic. Source: Pexels

Hot coffee is becoming less and less popular in the heat of the day. But if you don't want to give up your favorite drink, there is a great alternative – a cold espresso tonic. It has become a real trend in recent years, and more and more people want to make a refreshing drink at home.

Food blogger Diana Khomenko (dianka_khomenko_) shared a recipe for a popular summer drink called espresso tonic on her Instagram page.

Espresso tonic recipe

Ingredients:

  • coffee beans – 16 g
  • water – 70-90 ml
  • lemon
Espresso tonic at home
  • lemon juice
  • mint
  • sweet sparkling water

Method of preparation:

1. Grind the coffee. The grind should be slightly larger than granulated sugar.

2. Prepare the base for the drink in a French press. To do this, pour the ground coffee into the press and add 30-40 ml of water. The water should have a temperature of 93-95 degrees.

Espresso tonic with lemon and mint

3. After 30 seconds add the rest of the water.

4. Pour ice into the glass and pour the finished tonic.

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5. Add lemon juice, lemon slices and mint.

6. Pour the sparkling water.

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