Cold Brewed Coffee

from ButterYum
makes enough concentrate for 12 individual servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound fresh coffee beans, coarsely ground
  • 4 1/2 cups cold filtered water

Directions

  1. In a large container, without stirring, add the following ingredients in the order listed:  1/4 cup water, 1/4 pound coffee, 2 cups water, 1/4 pound coffee, and 2 cups water.
  2. Wait 5 minutes and add remaining 1/4 cup water. 
  3. Gently tap outside of the container to evenly distribute coffee grounds. 
  4. Cover and set aside at room temperature, undisturbed, for 12 hours,
  5. Strain and refrigerate concentrate for up to 2 weeks, or freeze in ice cube portions for longer storage. Recipe for iced coffee below.

Iced Coffee - Two Ways

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons cold brewed coffee concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2-4 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
  • tall glass of ice
  • Garnish - whipped cream, cinnamon, nutmeg, and/or chocolate syrup

Directions

  1. Combine coffee concentrate, water, and sweetened condensed milk together and pour over a full glass of ice. 
  2. Now dump it all into a blender and buzz the heck out of it. 
  3. Garnish if desired. Kick back and enjoy!

To make a mocha version, add 1 tablespoon of Hershey's chocolate syrup.

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