Cold Brewed Coffee


Save some money and make iced coffee at home. Serve with a simple syrup and creamer in a Ball Mason jar for added enjoyment! This is a concentrated coffee mixture. It is recommended to dilute with water 50/50. Add creamer to taste.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
12 hrs
Total Time:
12 hrs 20 mins
3 1/2 cups


Cold Brew:

  • 1 ¾ cups ground coffee

  • 3 ½ cups water

Simple Syrup:

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup white sugar

For Serving:

  • 3 fluid ounces water

  • ice cubes


  1. Pour coffee grounds of your choice into a pitcher. Pour in water and stir with a spoon. Let mixture steep at room temperature for at least 12 hours and up to 24 hours.

  2. Line a fine-mesh strainer with a coffee filter and place over a medium bowl. Slowly pour coffee mixture through the filter. Do not force it through. Discard grounds and rinse out pitcher.

  3. Pour filtered coffee concentrate back into the clean pitcher. Place in the refrigerator.

  4. Boil water and sugar together until sugar is completely dissolved. Cool simple syrup and transfer to an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

  5. Pour 3 ounces of coffee concentrate into a Mason jar or cup. Top with 3 ounces water. Add desired amount of simple syrup and ice.

Cook's Note:

To keep your drink from getting watered down by ice cubes, brew a pot of regular coffee and pour into an ice cube tray. Freeze for 3 to 4 hours. No diluted coffee!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

95 Calories
24g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 95
% Daily Value *
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 1g
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 251mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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