Homemade Cold Brew

"Making cold brew at home is easier than you think...just two ingredients & a bit of preparation!"
-- @thefeedfeed

A Note from Feedfeed

I have a serious coffee addiction. I will basically consume any form of the sweet nectar of the gods, but cold brew is my favorite. The good news? It couldn't be easier to make at home! Use this fool-proof method and you'll never spend 5 bucks on a cup again.


Recipe and Headnote Molly Adams

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Prep time 12hrs
Serves or Makes: 8 servings

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  • 1 cup coarsely ground coffee
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • Materials required: 1 quart sized mason jar with a lid, coffee filter basket or a fine mesh sieve


  • Step 1

    Add coffee to mason jar and slowly pour water all over the grinds, making sure to saturate them all. Cover with lid and set in the fridge for about 12–14 hours. When ready, strain through a mesh coffee filter or a fine mesh sieve.

  • Step 2

    To serve: mix cold brew concentrate with equal parts water (or a bit less water if you like a stronger brew) and serve over ice. Any leftover coffee can be stored in the fridge for about 2 weeks.