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Long Black Recipe

Try this easy to make long black recipe at home.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1


  • Espresso Machine
  • Coffee grinder
  • Kettle


  • 1 shot espresso
  • 150 ml water


  • 1. Prepare the Ingredients.
    Long black coffees only use two ingredients: water and coffee beans of your choice.
    Moreover, you should have your espresso recipe down pat.
    Most long blacks typically use a ration of one-fourth espresso to three-fourths water. 
    Of course, you can adjust this ratio according to the preferred strength and flavor of your drink. 
  • 2. Heat the water. 
    Using a kettle or stove, heat the water to approximately 195 to 205 degrees Fahrenheit or 91 to 96 degrees Celsius.
    If you have an espresso machine, then you directly get water from its spout.
    Pour the hot water into your cup. 
  • 3. Make and Pour the Espresso
    Drinkers with espresso machines would find this an easy step.
    For those who don’t, grind your beans and prepare an espresso shot.
    Let the water cool down for a bit before pouring your espresso over it. 
Keyword black coffee, coffee, coffee recipe, long black