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Homemade Cold Brew Coffee

Homemade Cold Brew Coffee is an inexpensive way to enjoy sweet iced coffee during the warmer months. Make this yourself at home with just a few simple ingredients.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cold brew coffee
Servings: 4
Calories: 35kcal


  • 3 cups cold water
  • 3 oz. coarse ground coffee beans
  • large glass jar
  • cheesecloth, nut milk bag, or fine mesh strainer
  • ice for serving
  • 3 tablespoons sugar


  • In the large glass jar or container, combine the cold water with the coffee and stir. Place the lid on the jar and store in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • When ready, remove the jar from the refrigerator and securely place the cheesecloth over the mouth of the jar to strain and pour the cold brew coffee into another container.
  • Serve the coffee over 1 cup of ice with your favorite creamer and sweetener.


Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Sodium: 9mg | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 6mg