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Coffee Concentrate

Yield Makes about 1 3/4 quarts

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground coffee with chicory or dark roast ground coffee
  • 7 cups cold water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Stir together ground coffee and 7 cups cold water in a pitcher until all ground coffee is wet; let coffee mixture stand 12 hours at room temperature.

  2. 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. Add vanilla; cover and chill up to 1 month.