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How to make French press coffee - it's simple, easy, rich, and flavorful!

How to Make French Press Coffee

If you've never learned how to make French press coffee, you're missing out! It's easy as pie and produces the most perfectly brewed coffee.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 1 kcal
Author Katie Moseman

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons coarsely ground coffee French press grind
  • 6 ounces Water

Equipment

  • French press coffee pot

Instructions

  1. Remove the lid and plunger assembly from the French press coffee pot.
    If you've never learned how to make French press coffee, you should! It's simple, delicious, and fun.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of ground coffee for every 6 ounces of water you plan to use.  To make more than one serving, multiply the measurements above by the number of servings you wish to make.

    If you've never learned how to make French press coffee, you should! It's simple, delicious, and fun.
  3. Add very hot (between 195 and 205 F) water (6 ounces per serving).

    If you've never learned how to make French press coffee, you should! It's simple, delicious, and fun.
  4. Stir gently to swirl the coffee through the water.
    If you've never learned how to make French press coffee, you should! It's simple, delicious, and fun.
  5. Place the lid on with the plunger all the way up. Steep for about 4 minutes.
    If you've never learned how to make French press coffee, you should! It's simple, delicious, and fun.
  6. Gently and slowly press the plunger all the way down.

    f you've never learned how to make French press coffee, you're missing out! It's easy as pie and produces the most perfectly brewed coffee.
  7. Serve immediately. Don't let the coffee sit in the pot, or it may get too strong.
    Pouring French press coffee
Nutrition Facts
How to Make French Press Coffee
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1
% Daily Value*
Sodium 3mg 0%
Potassium 83mg 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.