Baking with coffee – make your own coffee essence

If you like to bake with coffee, homemade coffee essence is essential!  Coffee essence is a wonderful flavoring tool for cakes and icings… and it is easy to make!  All you need is:

  • 1 cup of strong bitter coffee brewed at triple strength.  I recommend using:
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
 
1)  Over medium heat, whisk sugar into coffee until fully dissolved.
 
2)  Bring mixture to a slow boil and let boil for 5 minutes until the mixture thickens and reduces in size, about 7 minutes.
 
18644820_463650723991583_1346192181068562432_n
 
3)  Remove the mixture from the heat and allow to cool… and that is it!  Enjoy!
 
9e011-img_1483

If you enjoy cooking with coffee, our DIY espresso powder recipe may also interest you!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: