illy Malaysia Brew at Home americano recipe blog



  • 1 shot illy espresso
  • Hot water

Even the Italian Espresso can be tempted by the American dream. When a bigger cup of coffee is in order, espresso teams up with boiling water, transforming into a drink to be enjoyed over time, and sipped at any time of day.

  1. Prepare the espresso in a small cup
  2. Fill a cappuccino cup with hot water (about 190 F, or 90 C)
  3. Add as much of the espresso as you prefer
  4. Serve

About the Americano

Crafted with an illy espresso and hot water. A much loved classic for any time of the day.

To brew the perfect espresso coffee, with the same high standards as our baristas, discover our Iperespresso Capsule Machines range.

For coffee lovers who prefer a medium flavour we recommend our Classico Medium Roast Coffee, whereas coffee lovers who prefer a more intense coffee flavour, we recommend our Intenso Dark Roast Coffee.