Sparkling Iced Espresso

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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2 shots espresso, chilled

Simple syrup (see Cook's Note) 

Twist of lemon or orange peel 

4 to 6 ounces cold sparkling water 


  1. Put the espresso in a tall glass and stir in simple syrup to taste. Add ice cubes and the lemon twist. Fill to the top with sparkling water. Serve immediately.

Cook’s Note

To make simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring once or twice to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat and let cool. Refrigerate, covered, indefinitely.

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