Moka Pot

 



A full-bodied, strong brew. This Italian beauty is widely used and respected around the world. The stove-top coffee maker produces coffee by passing boiling water pressurized by steam through the coffee grounds. A simple and effective method for great tasting coffee.

WHAT YOU NEED

– Moka Pot

– Coffee

– Kettle

– Grinder

MEASUREMENTS

VARIES – The amount of coffee you need depends on the size of your Moka Pot. You’ll want enough to fill the funnel filter of your pot without packing down the grounds.

Moka Pots come in all shapes and sizes, so measure how much water fills the bottom half of your pot before beginning.

AT A GLANCE

– Grind: Fine

– Filter: Metal Mesh

– Heat on the Stove

– 4 to 5 Minute Brewing Time

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1 PUT THE KETTLE ON
Bring a kettle to a boil and remove from heat.

*We recommend this to keep the temperature from getting too hot and cooking the coffee. If the coffee is burnt it will leave a metallic taste in your mouth. Not good.

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2 GRIND TIME
Grind enough coffee to fill the filter basket evenly. Don’t pack the grounds down.

*Grind your coffee on a drip setting. The grind should be as fine as table salt.

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3 WATER IT
Fill the bottom chamber up with water that’s fresh off the boil.

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4 PUT A CAP ON IT
Place the Moka Pot’s metal portafilter, which resembles a cap, inside the bottom component.

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5 ADD COFFEE
Add your coffee and give it a gentle shake to settle it evenly.

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6 ASSEMBLE IS KEY
Assemble the entire pot and make sure it is screwed together properly.

*Caution, the bottom will be hot!

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7 HEAT IT UP
Place on a heat source at medium heat (~204° F / ~95° C) and let sit. Leave the lid off. Keep an eye on what’s happening. When you hear a hissing, bubbling sound, then it’s done.

The water in the bottom chamber will approach a boil, the pressure will push a stream of coffee slowly and methodically through the upper chamber.

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8 REMOVE FROM HEAT
Remove the pot from your heat source when the coffee reaches the bottom of the spout or all the water is spent. This should take between 4 and 5 minutes.

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9 IT’S HOT HOT HOT
Be very careful when handling the Moka Pot. The handle tends to get hot. Once you’re not burning yourself, go ahead and pour the brew. Enjoy.

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