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COLD BREW COFFEE CONCENTRATE

Save your money – make homemade cold brew coffee concentrate.

Equipment needed:  quart sized mason jar with lid, strainer (or gold coffee filter), paper coffee filter

Ingredients

3/4 cups coffee, coarsely ground

3 cups filtered water, room temperature

Instructions

Add ground coffee to quart sized mason jar.

Add 1 1/2 cups filtered water to mason jar.  Stir to ensure that all grounds are moistened.

Add remaining 1 1/2 cups filtered water to mason jar.

Let cold brew mixture steep at room temperature 8-24 hours.

Using cheesecloth or paper filter lined strainer, strain coffee into a large measuring cup or bowl.

Rinse out mason jar, and use it to store the filtered cold brew concentrate.

Notes

Serve cold brew concentrate over ice, with 1/2 cup concentrate and 1/2 cup filtered water.  Add sweetener and choice of milk.

Concentrate can be refrigerated for up to two weeks.