Ever wondered how to make Brazilian Cafezinho. Brazilians drink cafezinho, which is Coffee Brazilian Style. They drink it all day, every day. This is the way you are welcomed in Brazil, ‘você toma/aceita/quer um cafezinho?’ do you want a cafezinho? And you cannot say no, and nor would you want to. This is the classic, you are welcome in my country, my café, my home. It is synonymous with hospitality. Cafezinho is a strong, sweet coffee and served in tiny cups. If you like your coffee strong, with a kick then Cafezinho in Brazil is what you are after.
How to make Brazilian Cafezinho
1. Add water and sugar to a pan that is exclusively used for making Cafezinho.
2. Add half a cup of water and one or two teaspoons of sugar per cafezinho.
3. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring a few times to make sure the sugar dissolves.
4. Remove from the stove, and thoroughly stir in one tablespoon of finely ground coffee per cafezinho. Slowly pour the mixture through the coffee flannel or cloth coffee strainer and into the tiny serving cup.
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