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Total, plus overnight to stand Time
25 Mins
Yield
Serves 4 (makes 6 cups)

Strong coffee, whole powdered milk, and a nice layer of froth add up to joe that's worth waking up early for. The recipe comes from the outdoor cooking experts behind the blog Dirty Gourmet, dirtygourmet.com.

GEAR Nalgene bottle, nut milk bag*, 2-qt. backpacking saucepan, backpacking stove and fuel, spork, milk frother*

How to Make It

Step 1

The night before, combine coffee and 1 qt. cool water in a Nalgene bottle and shake to combine. Set aside in a critter-free spot overnight, such as a bear canister.

Step 2

In the morning, strain coffee through a nut milk bag into a 2-qt. saucepan. Heat to simmering, stirring, then divide among four mugs. Heat milk in pan, stirring, then froth with a milk frother. Pour over coffee.

*Find reusable fine-mesh nylon nut milk bags such as SoSoft Brands at natural-foods stores and amazon.com, and milk frothers at kitchen stores. Peak powdered whole milk is rich enough for coffee ($17/900g; amazon.com).

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