This recipe makes a strong concentrate and is meant to be diluted.
By Jacqui Gabel
I’ve been drinking cold-brewed iced coffee all week. I made the first batch last Sunday and a second batch late Friday night. Holy! New. World. Cold-brewed coffee is seductively dark and smells like chocolate. Sometimes I add a splash of milk and some cocoa powder. But it’s perfect black.
Author: Jacqui Gabel, adapted from The New York Times
Recipe Type: Drinks
- 1 cup fresh coffee grounds
- 4½ cups room temperature water
- Stir together coffee and water in a jar. Cover and let sit overnight or for twelve hours. Strain with a very fine mesh sieve or cheesecloth. Store in the fridge for a week. To drink, mix with equal parts water over ice, or find a proportion that works best for you.
Originally Published: July 5, 2013