Originally Posted by deguerre
Would that be similar to a Turkish coffee?
Nnnnnope! It is a process whereby the sugar, anywhere from 1/4 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon, is mixed into the coffee prior to compacting in the basket. Then the espresso is pulled, the sugar caramelizes a bit during the pull. The sweetness is infused into the espresso. I really like cappuccinos prepared this way.