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Cold brew coffee in tall glasses of ice with red and white straws

Homemade Cold Brew Coffee

5 from 2 votes
Save money this summer by making your own cold brew iced coffee at home! You only need two ingredients, a fridge and some time.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 12 hours
Servings 24 ounces



  • 32 ounce mason jar
  • Coffee grinder
  • Mesh sieve
  • Cheesecloth


  • cup coffee beans, coarsely ground
  • 24 ounces cold filtered water


  • Use a coffee grinder to grind beans to a coarse/medium coarse consistency.
  • Place grounds in glass jar and add cold water.
  • Move to the fridge and let steep for 8 hours at the absolute minimum, but ideally 12 hours.
  • Line a fine mesh sieve with a sheet of cheesecloth, folded in half. Place over a medium bowl or large measuring cup and pour in your jar of coffee.
  • Make sure your glass jar is cleaned of any remaining coffee grounds, and then pour your strained cold brew back into the clean jar.
  • Store in the fridge until ready to use and enjoy!



Storage: Store in a closed container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Serving options: Can be served with or without ice, and your favorite creamers or sweeteners.


Calories: 1kcal | Sodium: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg
Course Drink
Cuisine American
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