How to Make Coffee Using an Aeropress

Learn how to make a great cup of coffee with this quick and easy method using an Aeropress coffee maker. My favorite!

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How to Make Coffee Using an Aeropress Recipe
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Gather your supplies: Aeropress coffee maker, 1 Aeropress filter, spoon, coffee beans, scoop, scale (optional), 2 cups of water, kettle, timer, coffee cup

Gather your supplies: Aeropress coffee maker, 1 Aeropress filter, spoon, coffee beans, scoop, scale (optional), 2 cups of water, kettle, timer, coffee cup

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Grind your coffee beans with either a mechanical or electric coffee grinder

Grind your coffee beans with either a mechanical or electric coffee grinder

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Assemble the coffee maker by placing a filter in the cap and screwing it on the bottom.

Assemble the coffee maker by placing a filter in the cap and screwing it on the bottom.

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Place the coffee maker on top of your favorite coffee cup.

Place the coffee maker on top of your favorite coffee cup.

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Fill the coffee maker with your ground coffee beans.

Fill the coffee maker with your ground coffee beans.

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Boil your water (I use an electric kettle for simplicity, but a microwave or stove and pot also work).

Boil your water (I use an electric kettle for simplicity, but a microwave or stove and pot also work).

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Fill the Aeropress with hot water up to the third circle and start your timer.

Fill the Aeropress with hot water up to the third circle and start your timer.

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After 15 seconds, give it a quick stir to make sure all the coffee grounds are covered!

After 15 seconds, give it a quick stir to make sure all the coffee grounds are covered!

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After two minutes have elapsed, insert the plunger and press it down to the bottom.

After two minutes have elapsed, insert the plunger and press it down to the bottom.

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Fill the remainder of the cup with hot water.

Fill the remainder of the cup with hot water.

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Sit back, relax, and enjoy your cup of coffee!

Sit back, relax, and enjoy your cup of coffee!

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