Freeze that Leftover Coffee!


Hi everyone!

Today’s tip is to freeze that last little bit of coffee that always seems to be left in the coffee pot after morning coffee. I have been doing this for years. I wrote a post a long time ago about doing this.

tip of the week 069 I always have an ice tray filled with frozen coffee cubes. Once they are frozen you can pop them out and put in a ziplock bag marked “coffee” and they are already to be used.

And what do you use them for?

  • Add a cube of two to any brown gravy you re making. It really enhances the gravy!
  • Same with dark sauces.
  • Add to chocolate cake mix when baking a cake. Coffee makes the chocolate flavor richer.
  • When cooking a roast, drop a couple of cubes into the pan and let it mix with the meat juices during cooking.
  • Add to chocolate pudding
  • Add to hot cocoa for a mocha cocoa.
  • And of course, a slew of frozen drinks.

I just froze some in a small container for one of my FAVORITE frozen drinks. I will share this recipe soon!

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5 comments :

  1. What terrific ideas. Looking forward to your frozen coffee drink. ;-)

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  2. You are so smart, Diann! I am going to start doing this from now on, especially with coffee prices going up, why throw it down the drain! xo,

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  3. Great idea except Mr. ALC drains that pot eveyday! :)

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  4. Thanks for the tips! Hope the recipe is for iced coffee! I have to have one everytime I visit McDonald's.

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  5. Awesome idea! I will definitely use this one!

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