How to Make Café Cubano in Five Easy Steps Step One: Begin brewing your espresso, as per the stovetop or automatic espresso maker instructions. Step Two: Add raw sugar to a measuring cup, using half a tablespoon of sugar for each demitasse cup you plan on
No Cuban meal is complete without a cafe cubano (Cuban coffee). A well-made cafe cubano has a thick layer of sweet crema (cream) floating over strong espresso. To get the crema right, whisk about 1 tbsp of the espresso with sugar until it turns foamy.