An easy to make strong cold brew coffee. All you need are some coarse ground fresh coffee beans, water, a filter and some patience. Includes instructions to make Cold Brew Iced Latte #coffee #drink #icedcoffee #coldbrewrecipe

Homemade Cold Brew Coffee

An easy to make Homemade Cold Brew Coffee recipe that is strong and flavorful. All you need are some coarse ground fresh coffee beans, water, a filter and some patience. This Cold Brew Coffee is also a great base to make any of your favorite iced espresso drinks... like Iced Lattes! 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Cold Brew Iced Latte, How to make Cold Brew Coffee, Iced Coffee recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Refrigeration 12hrs- 1 day
Servings 4 cups
Author Susie


  • 1 cup coarse ground fresh coffee beans
  • 4 cups room temp water


  • Place the coarse ground coffee in a container (I use a french press for easy filtering).
  • Slowly pour the water over the coffee grounds. Using a spoon make sure all the grinds are saturated with water. 
  • Cover and let sit at room temp for 12-24 hours.
  • Filter your cold brew coffee.
    With a french press: simply press the plunger/filter and pour your cold brew coffee into a pitcher to store in the fridge.
    Without a french press: line a mesh sieve with a layer or two of cheesecloth. Place the sieve over a pitcher and slowly pour the cold brew coffee thru the filter.
    NOTE: discard the coffee grounds in the trash, do not pour down the sink drain! 
  • Store in the fridge for a week up to 10 days. Any longer than this and the cold brew coffee will start to lose flavor and strength.


  • Cold Brew Coffee: Pour over ice and enjoy. If the brew is too strong add a little water at a time until it is the right strength.
  • Cold Brew Iced Latte: Fill a jar or glass with ice. Fill 1/2 the glass with the cold brew coffee. Add desired milk (2% milk, whole milk, almond milk...). Add any desired sweetener and flavoring (both optional). Shake or stir the mixture until it is well combined. Pop in a Koffie Straw and enjoy!
    (Kitchen Tip: make your Iced Latte in a mason jar so you can give it a good shake to mix the ingredients and create a delicious froth on top)