Setting up your machine
When you set up your Breville Barista Express®, a new world of coffee arrives in your home. No more lining up at cafés—with our most popular manual espresso machine, you can grind, dose, and extract your espresso beans all in one go, creating third wave specialty coffee in under a minute. In this video, our host demonstrates how to set up your new machine and start making beautiful, café-quality cups at home. Learn how to use Breville’s signature 4 keys formula to create the ideal dose and temperature for a great brew. You'll then learn the secrets of producing the right pressure for the ideal extraction. Following this, our host explains how steam pressure is vital in creating the key ingredient to beautiful latte art—perfectly textured milk. Once this topic is covered, we explain how to wash and soak machine parts for first use and choose the correct filter baskets and power the Barista Express® machine. Once you have completed these steps, you're ready to brew your first cup of coffee with your Barista Express®.