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

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25 mins
Serves 4 (makes 6 cups)


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  • 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, and milk frothers at kitchen stores. Peak powdered whole milk is rich enough for coffee ($17/900g;

Nutrition Facts

160 calories; calories from fat 48%; protein 8.6g; fat 8.6g; saturated fat 5.4g; carbohydrates 12g; sodium 125mg; cholesterol 31mg.