Making Cold-Brewed Coffee At Home

Updated: Mar 14

A post from 7th September 2016. Don't be misunderstood by the term "cold-brewed coffee" being cold coffee. Cold-brewed coffee is actually brewing coffee in the water at room temperature over time. The ground coffee will "ferment" the water leaving behind a dark, rich, aromatic cold-brewed coffee. It even leaves an aftertaste in your mouth for some time.


The great thing about this cold-brewed coffee is that you can mix it up with whatever ways you desire; from latte to mocha to frappe. The possibilities are endless. You don't even need a high-end coffee machine to make some fantastic coffee! Without much delay, let's get started with the recipe.

Ingredients:

(Make about 1 liter of cold-brewed coffee)

  • High Quality Coffee Bean, 225g

  • Water, 1 Liter

  • Vanilla Bean Split, 1

  • High Quality Cocoa Powder, 25g

Equipment:

  • Coffee Grinder

  • Strainer Lined With Cheese Cloth

  • Sterilized Jar

  • Funnel

Directions:

  1. Grind coffee bean in a coffee grinder.

  2. *If you don’t have a coffee grinder, you can buy ready-ground coffee. Be sure they are the best quality that you can find.*

  3. Transfer the ground coffee into a large bowl.

  4. Add in water. vanilla and cocoa powder.

  5. Cover with cling film.

  6. Allow the coffee mixture to sit at room temperature for at least 24 hours.

  7. After 24 hours, strain the coffee mixture thru’ a strainer lined with cheesecloth.

  8. *You will need to strain the coffee at least 2 or more times.

  9. You may stop once you don’t see any large amount of residue.*

  10. Discard the residue.

  11. Pour the cold-brewed coffee into a sterilized jar using a funnel.

  12. Let the coffee rest in the fridge for another 24 hours before using it.

  13. You can keep the cold-brewed coffee in the fridge for up to a week.

  14. I will show you various ways that you can make full use of this cold-brewed coffee. Stay tuned.

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