Can I substitute espresso powder for brewed coffee in recipe? It calls for cooled, brewed coffee, but I don't have a coffee maker.

  • Posted by: Denise
  • March 20, 2016


foofaraw March 21, 2016
Just use normal fine ground coffee, put it in mug/clear glass, pour over really boiling water. Let steep for 15minutes-1hr until ground coffee deposited, and (very) carefully pour out the coffee water.
Smaug March 20, 2016
You can also make coffee without a coffee maker- use a paper towel for a filter, put it in a funnel and pour the hot water through.
Smaug March 20, 2016
Or cowboy style- put the grounds in a pan full of hot water, steep a while and filter through a paper towel (or cloth or coffee filter)- real cowboys, of course, leave the grounds in.

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C S. March 20, 2016
I would use the express powder dissolved in water, so that you don't change the liquid measure in the recipe. It should be fine.
Denise March 20, 2016
Thanks! I'll give that a try and see how it turns out.
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