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Clear glass filled with a shot of espresso and iced, then topped off with sparkling water and served with a metal straw.

Sparkling Coffee

This sparkling coffee has a shot of espresso topped off with sparkling water for a refreshing coffee drink!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword coffee, egg-free, espresso, gluten-free, grain-free, non-alcoholic, non-dairy, nut-free, sparkling water, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 19 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 shot espresso
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar or to taste
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Flavoring of choice optional
  • Ice
  • Plain sparkling water

Instructions

  1. Pull a shot of espresso.
  2. Mix the sugar, salt and flavoring if using into the espresso until combined.
  3. Fill a tall glass half full with ice, then pour in the espresso. Top off with the sparkling water. Stir before enjoying.

Recipe Notes

You can use any flavoring you would like; if you’re using a ground spice or an extract, you can add it straight to the drink. For an herb, spice or citrus peel, I would suggest making a simple syrup with 1 part water and 1 part sugar, then adding the flavoring to taste and letting it infuse into the syrup.