When life gives you lemons - make Mazagran. Seriously, the Portuguese know their coffee, so trust them on this one.


  • 2 tablespoons espresso grounds (either Delta or Buono)
  • Juice 1 lemon (about 1/4 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Ice
  • Garnish: lemon wheels


  1. For Aeropress espresso: Fill chamber with coffee or espresso grounds and 6 ounces hot water. Allow mixture to steep for 20 seconds. Gently press down at constant and consistent pressure into a cup or glass.
  2. Add your sugar to hot espresso (or coffee), stir until dissolved.
  3. Allow sweetened espresso to cool for about 30 minutes.
  4. Top espresso with lemon juice and stir together.
  5. Fill with ice, stir and garnish with lemon slice. Serve.