5 AeroPress Coffee Recipes to Try at Home in 2023
If you're a coffee geek like us, you are already familiar with the AeroPress Coffee Maker, a phenomenally popular brewing method that produces a smooth and flavourful cup of coffee. But did you know that there are a zillion different ways to use the AeroPress to create unique and delicious coffee drinks? There is even an AeroPress competition where competitors tinker with recipes and are judged on who has the tastiest cup - we've hosted the Canadian AeroPress Championship more than a few times over the years! Here are 5 AeroPress recipes to try when you think you've tried them all.
Classic AeroPress Recipe
The classic AeroPress coffee recipe is a great place to start for those new to the brewing method. Simply add 17 grams of coffee to the AeroPress, pour in 200 grams of water heated to 175°F, and let steep for one minute before pressing. This recipe produces a smooth and balanced cup of coffee with a clean finish.
Inverted Aeropress Recipe
When you've conquered the basic recipe, the inverted AeroPress method is a great option. Start by adding 20 grams of coffee to the AeroPress, pour in 250 grams of water heated to 200°F, and let steep for two minutes before flipping the AeroPress over and pressing. This recipe produces a bold and flavourful cup of coffee with a rich body.
Cold Brew AeroPress Recipe
We love making AeroPress cold brew in the summer. If you're looking for a refreshing and smooth cup of coffee, try this cold brew AeroPress hack. Start by adding 20 grams of coffee to the AeroPress, pour in 250 grams of cold water, and let steep in the fridge for 12-24 hours. Once steeped, press the coffee into a glass filled with ice and enjoy. This recipe produces a delicious and refreshing cup of coffee perfect for hot summer days.
Espresso Style AeroPress Recipe
If you're looking for a strong and bold cup of coffee to start off your morning with maximum energy, try this espresso-style AeroPress recipe. Start by adding 20 grams of finely ground coffee to the AeroPress, pour in 50 grams of hot water (around 200°F), and stir for 10 seconds. Then, add another 100 grams of hot water and stir for an additional 10 seconds. Finally, press the coffee into a cup and enjoy your homemade espresso-style coffee. This recipe is perfect for those who love a strong and intense coffee flavour. You can also dilute the finished coffee in your cup if you want to build your own strength.
Mocha AeroPress Recipe
If you love chocolate as much as you love coffee, then follow these AeroPress directions for an indulgent Mocha AeroPress recipe. Start by adding 20 grams of finely ground coffee to the AeroPress, followed by 10 grams of cocoa powder and 10 grams of sugar. Pour in 200 grams of hot water (around 200°F) and stir for 10 seconds. Then, press the coffee into a cup and add 50 grams of hot milk. If you're really feeling classy, top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder for a decadent treat. This recipe is perfect for those who love a sweet and chocolatey coffee flavour.
We hope these AeroPress instructions help you brew the best cup of coffee ever!