Monday, April 2, 2012
DIY Iced Coffee
It's so very easy. And it yields a lot of iced coffee's, trust me!
All you do is pour one pound of ground coffee into a very large container (I used a soup pot) and add 8 quarts of cold water. Let it set overnight. In the morning, strain the coffee solution into containers. Use a mesh strainer with cheesecloth to keep coffee grounds separated from liquid. Keep solution refrigerated. It keeps a long time.
Discard coffee grounds into the garden - plants love them.
Fill your glass with ice, add an ounce or so of flavoring, pour coffee extract to 3/4 full, stir. Add milk, stir again and ENJOY! I know this one doesn't cost you $4.50.
If you really want to be over the top, make coffee ice cubes. Pour your leftover coffee each morning into ice cube trays. When hardened, transfer to ziploc bag. Use for your coffee drinks. When ice melts it won't water down your yummy drink so much! Genius!