Beverages Espresso Soda |

Published on July 2nd, 2013 | by Rachel Budke


Espresso Soda

Espresso Soda |

Yesterday I was sitting on my couch watching TV, trying to think of a quick Fourth of July recipe that I could post.  I came up with this instead! Ha – figures. Somehow, I always seem to magically and unintentionally skip over holiday recipes.  I’m sorry and I promise that I will eventually get better at this.  Anyways, back to the espresso soda…I was watching a Bobby Flay show on TV and he said he was going to make some espresso soda later on in the episode.  I was really intrigued and decided to make my own.  So, I ran to the kitchen and had this one made and photographed before he even got to that part of the episode.  His recipe was quite different, haha!

I love coffee.  I love black coffee.  I drink plain espresso.  I just like how all of that tastes.  There’s something about coffee on it’s own, without milk and sugar, that really allows you to taste the quality.  I liked this soda because it allowed me to do something different, but still allowed for that pure espresso flavor.  If you’re an avid coffee drinker, then I strongly encourage you to try this recipe out.

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Espresso Soda |

Espresso Soda

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings


  • 1 cup espresso beans, coarsely ground
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 4-6 cups sparking water
  • ice cubes


  1. Combine the hot water with the espresso beans, letting it sit for about 10 minutes.
  2. Using a stainer with a coffee filter inside, slowly strain out the espresso beans.
  3. Pour into glasses with ice, and top with enough sparkling water for your preference.


Remember, it's pronounced espresso and not expresso! :)

Espresso Soda |

About the Author

Rachel is a senior at Kansas State University, where she is studying Bakery Science. In the fall of 2013 she studied abroad in Florence, Italy. She loves cooking, photography and DIY projects.

2 Responses to Espresso Soda

  1. I’ve never thought of doing a coffee soda. I’m intrigued!

  2. Very nice recipe.. looks great!!

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