Roasting Espresso Beans at Home

Espresso beans have a great flavor. Once a person learns how to roast espresso beans they can make many great recipes.

Espresso beans can be roasted in the oven. These beans are placed on a cookie sheet and the oven is heated to 500 degrees. Once the oven has preheated put the espresso beans in the oven. Allow them to cook for 5-7 minutes until they begin to crack open. The beans should also be a medium brown in color. Allow the beans to cook. They can be used right away to make coffee or they can be stored in an airtight container until they are ready to be used.The beans can be used to make coffee, sauces, and desserts.

While the beans can be used once they cool roasted espresso beans reach their full flavor 4 to 24 hours after they are roasted. The beans will stay fresh for a period of 6 days allowing a person to enjoy the fresh taste.