Cold Brewed Coffee

5 Must-Try Cold Brew Coffee Recipes

Craving coffee on a hot summer day? Consider making some iced coffee to beat the heat. Making cold-brewed coffee is fairly simple plus it won't go stale as quickly as hot-brewed. So, feel free to make a large batch. Here are some amazing cold brew coffee recipes you need to try:

Cold Brewed Coffee

Cold brewed coffee has risen in popularity because of its delicious taste and smooth texture. Cold brewed coffees are considered less acidic than hot brewed coffees.

What’s best is that you do not need any fancy equipment to make the concentrate, just a large pitcher and some time on your hands. Here’s the recipe:

Cold Brew Coffee Recipes

Things Required

  • Coffee filters
  • Cheese cloth
  • Pitcher

Ingredients

For Concentrate

  • 4 ½ cups cold water
  • ½ pound coarsely ground coffee beans

For Serving

  • Simple syrup
  • Milk or water
  • Ice

Method

  1. Put the coaresely ground coffee in a large containter
  2. Slowly pour water over the coffee
  3. Use a platic wrap to cover the container at room temeprature for about 18 to 24 hours
  4. Prepare a strainer and line it with several layers of cheese cloth, placing it on top of a pitcher
  5. Gently strain the coffee through the cheesecloth
  6. Discard the grounds
  7. To achieve a clearer brew, strain the coffee a couple of times through the coffee filters
  8. Store the coffee in the refridegrator

Alternative Method

  1. Pour fresh coffee in a blender
  2. Add ice and milk as desired
  3. Blend the mixture for 10 seconds
  4. Add additional ingredients such as sugar and syrup
  5. Serve

For Serving

  1. To make a single cup of iced coffee, dillute the concentrate with equal parts of milk or water
  2. Use a simple syrup to sweeten the mixture
  3. Server over ice

Cold Brew Ice Coffee

You no longer have to head over to the coffee shop to enjoy a good old fashion cup of cold brew ice coffee. Here's a simple recipe you wish you had tried soon:

Ice Coffee

Things Required

  • Coffee filters
  • Cheese cloth
  • Pitcher

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces of coaresly ground coffee beans, fresh
  • 7 cups cold water
  • Milk

For Serving

  • Milk or water
  • Ice

Method

  1. In a large container, add the ground coffee
  2. Slowly add water to the ground coffee
  3. Use a small spoon to gently stir the mixture, making sure the ground has completely moistened
  4. Use a cheese cloth to cover the top of the container
  5. Set the container aside for at least 15 hours
  6. Now, use the cheesecloth to line a fine mesh sieve
  7. Place the sieve on top of a pitcher and slowly strain the coffee mixture to the pitcher
  8. Discard the cheese cloth with the coffee ground
  9. Line the same sieve with a coffee filter this time and place it on top of a large jar or container
  10. Slowly pour the coffee through the sieve into the jar, this may take up to 45 minutes. Do not try to speed up the process by stirring as it will cause the coffee to become cloudy
  11. Cover the jar and allow it to rest
  12. Refrigerate the concentrate

For Serving

  1. Combine one part coffee concentrate with one part milk or water
  2. Pour it in a glass filled with ice
  3. Enjoy

Vanille Bean Iced Coffee

Coffee is all about experimenting, if you have had enough of the strong brewed coffee taste, try adding a strong vanilla flavor to your ice brewed coffee concentrate. Here's the recipe:

Vanille Iced Coffee

Things Required

  • Coffee filters
  • Pitcher

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup ground coffeee
  • 4 vanille beans, spilt length wise
  • ¼ cup suagr
  • Ice cubes

Method

  1. Fill a pitcher with 4 cups of water
  2. Slowly stir the ground coffee into the water
  3. Cover the container and allow it to rest at room temperature for at least 12 hours
  4. Place a saucepan over medium heat
  5. Combine the milk, sugar and the vanilla beans
  6. Bring the mixture to a simmer
  7. Remove from heat immediately
  8. Allow the beans to steep for about 20 minutes
  9. Strain the coffee concentrate through a fine mesh seive into another container
  10. Line the fine mesh seive with a coffee filter and strain the coffee again

For Serving

  1. Prepare the serving glasses or tumbler with ice cubes
  2. Pour the coffee concentrate and top iy off with ¼ cup of the vanilla flavored milk
  3. Garnish with vanilla pods
  4. Serve immediately

Homemade Starbucks Iced Coffee

Now you can make the delcious Starbucks Iced Coffee at home. Catch up with your friends over this refreshing drink. Here's the recipe:

Homemade Starbucks Iced Coffee

Things Required

  • Pitcher
  • Coffee maker
  • Bottle with pump
  • Measuring cup

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of Starbucks Kenya Coffee ground, 1 lb
  • Half & Half
  • Sugar
  • Boiling water
  • Ice

Method

  1. Add 1 cup of the coffee ground into the coffee maker filter
  2. Add 8 cups of water into the coffee maker's water resevoir
  3. Brew the coffee at double strength
  4. Pour the brewed coffee into the picther
  5. Add some extra water to the coffee to adjust the flavor according to your taste
  6. Add ice to the picther and store it in the refridgerator

To Make the Syrup

  1. In a medium sized pot, add 1 cup of water and bring it to a boil
  2. Add 2 cups of sugar and stir the mixture until it has completely dissolved
  3. Store the syrup in a pump bottle

Serving

  1. Prpepare the serving glass or tumbler
  2. Pour the coffee concerntrate
  3. Add some syrup to sweeten the mixuture
  4. Serve over ice

Thai Iced Coffee

This is a delicous Thai Iced Coffee recipe that will soon become a favorite among friends and families:

Thai Cold Brew Ice Coffee

Ingredients

Method

  1. Add coffee ground and brew 4 cups of water to the coffeemaker to make 4 cups of strong coffee
  2. Refridgerate the moxture until chilled
  3. In a small bowl, combine both the milks, stir until smooth
  4. Refridgerate until chilled
  5. To serve, por four classes with ice
  6. Pour coffeee over it
  7. Add the milk mixture on top
  8. Enjoy

These are just a few simple recipes. You can alter the coffee concentration by incorporating almond milk, mocha or make yourself a cold brew cocktail. Enjoy!

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