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Coffee Extract

Global.Potpourri's picture
This recipe for homemade coffee extract makes a strong extract that you can use to flavor desserts of choice. simply prepared by simmering brewed coffee, this coffee extract can be stored in the fridge.
  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Coffee 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), ground

Prepare very strong coffee using water and ground coffee.
Pour brewed coffee into a large saucepan.
Bring to a boil; simmer 30 minutes.
Store in a tightly covered container and use to flavor custard, buttercream, and ice cream

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 7.9 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.5%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 0 g

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Anonymous's picture
thankz alot! ive been looking for coffee extract but cant seem to find it anywhere! finally i now know how to make it. but i need 5tbs of coffee extart to make mocha puddings. how much coffee do i need?
Basia's picture
Make the recipe as given, then just measure out what you need.
Vicki T.'s picture
Do you have to store it in the fridge? Does it have an expiration date on it?
Samina.Tapia's picture
Bottle in dark glass bottle and seal tightly. Store in a cool, dry place for a few days. Its better to refrigerate extract. If you want an extract that keeps indefinitely, here is another good recipe. 250 g sugar 20 g glucose 50 g water Water as needed, to thin the caramel 200 g coffee powder Cook sugar, glucose, and water to burnt sugar stage(the stage after caramel). You must be very careful when cooking sugar. Add water to thin out slightly. Dissolve the coffee powder in the burnt sugar. This will keep for a very long long time. Burnt sugar is no longer sweet, acts as a preservative and discourages bacterial growth. Add to milk or water and sugar as needed, perfect for iced coffee preparations.
Anonymous's picture
Hi. Am thrilled to have found this recipe but have 1 question. When one simmers the mixture for 30 minutes, is that covered or uncovered? Thanks so much. Sue.
Samina.Tapia's picture
Hi Sue, that is a good question. You can simmer the coffee concoction on a low flame, without covering the pan.
Coffee Extract Recipe