Nothing tastes better than a delicious, easy to make cold brew coffee. This easy to make homemade decaf cold brew coffee is the ultimate caffeine free drink.
What is cold brew coffee
Cold brew coffee is made a little differently to your usual espresso or coffee. Cold brew coffee is made by steeping coffee grounds in cold water for a long period of time.
The result is a much milder taste with less acidity. Cold brew can also be made as a concentrate which can then be diluted with water. This is a great thing to have in the refrigerator for whenever the craving strikes.
What is decaf coffee
As you could guess, decaf coffee is another word for decaffeinated coffee. It is made by using coffee beans that have been washed in a solution that removes up to 97% of the caffeine content of the coffee beans.
What you will need
This decaf cold brew recipe is literally one of the easiest things to make. You only need two ingredients.
Decaf coffee grounds – Use your favorite brand here as this will definitely affect the taste and flavor of your cold brew.
How to make homemade cold brew coffee
To make a homemade cold brew coffee you only need a large pitcher or mason jar.
Add the coffee grounds to a large pitcher and slowly pour the cold water over the coffee grounds. Use a wooden spoon to stir the mixture to ensure all the coffee grounds are wet.
Allow the coffee mixture to steep at room temperature for 12-16 hours, dependent on the strength you want to achieve.
Strain the coffee using a cheesecloth and store in a mason jar in the fridge.
Can you make cold brew coffee with regular coffee?
Cold brew coffee can be made with any of your favorite coffee grounds. The result will simply be less better than when made using the traditional method.
How long should I cold brew coffee?
The longer the coffee is brewed, the stronger the taste will be. On average it is best practice to brew your coffee for 12-18 hours.
Homemade Decaf Cold Brew
This easy to make decaf cold brew recipe will soon become your afternoon go-to