Coffee Concentrate

recipe
Use this recipe, adapted from a recipe in Commander's Kitchen cookbook, to make a big batch to last up to a month in the refrigerator.

 

Yield:

Makes about 3 quarts

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes
Stand: 12 Hours

Ingredients

1 pound ground coffee with chicory or dark roast ground coffee
3 1/2 quarts cold water

Preparation

Stir together ground coffee and 3 1/2 quarts cold water in a 1 gallon pitcher until all ground coffee is wet; let stand 12 hours at room temperature.

Pour coffee mixture through a large, fine wire-mesh strainer, discarding grounds. Clean strainer; place a coffee filter or double layer of cheesecloth in strainer, and pour coffee mixture through lined strainer. Return coffee concentrate mixture to pitcher; cover and chill up to 1 month.

Note: To make iced coffee, stir together 1/4 cup each of Coffee Concentrate and water. If desired, stir in milk and sugar. Serve over ice.

May 2005
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