Cold Brew Coffee at Home Recipe

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COLD BREW AT HOME

INGREDIENTS

For the cold brew coffee:

  • 1 ¾ cups coarsely ground coffee
  • 3 ½ cups cold water

For serving:

  • Milk, half-and-half, or water
  • Simple syrup, if desired
  • Ice

INSTRUCTIONS

Making Cold Brew Coffee:

  1. Place the coffee grounds in a 2-quart pitcher, add the water, and stir to combine.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and let steep at room temperature or in frig for at least 12 – 24 hours
  3. Line a fine-mesh strainer with a standard coffee filter and fit it over a medium bowl. Working in batches, slowly pour the coffee into the filter until all of the liquid has passed through the strainer (the coffee will pass through in a slow stream; don’t force it through); stop when you reach the solids at the bottom of the pitcher (don’t pour them in).
  4. Discard the grounds and the contents of the strainer (or add the grounds to your acidic plants!)
  5. Wash and dry the pitcher. Transfer the strained coffee into the pitcher.
  6. Cover and refrigerate up to 5 days.

For serving Ice Cold Brew Coffee:

  1. For each cup of iced coffee, dilute the concentrated cold brewed coffee with an equal portion of milk, half-and-half, or water.
  2.  Sweeten with simple syrup if desired and top with ice

For serving Blended Mocha Cold Brew Coffee:

  1. For each cup of iced coffee, dilute the concentrated cold brewed coffee with an equal portion of milk, half-and-half, or water.
  2.  Sweeten with simple syrup and chocolate syrup
  3.  Add ice and use a blender on crush setting until ice is blended smooth
  4. Serve with a dollop of whip cream and chocolate syrup drizzle, if desired