A Strong French Press Coffee Recipe – 10 Steps in 5 Minutes

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French press coffee highlights the rich, aromatic flavors of coffee beans by fully immersing grounds in near-boiling water. Mastering this manual brewing method at home allows you to easily make cafè-quality coffee.

Equipment You’ll Need

  • French press coffee maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee mugs

Start With Quality Beans

  • Use a dark roast coffee
  • Grind beans to a coarse consistency

Brew the Coffee

  • Pour in remaining hot water
  • Place plunger on top; do not press down
  • Allow coffee to steep 3-5 minutes

Plunge and Pour

  • Slowly depress plunger to filter grounds
  • Pour freshly brewed coffee into preheated mugs

Strong French Press Coffee Recipe



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A Strong French Press Coffee Recipe =)


  • 1 tablespoon of dark roast coffee

  • 4 ounces 0r 120 ml of water


  • Boil the water and let is sit for about 30 seconds to 1 minute,

  • Warm up the our some hot water into the French press to warm it Freup.

  • Add the ground coffee into the French press. 

  • Start pouring the hot water over the coffee grounds

  • Fill the French press about halfway full and let it sit for about 30 seconds. 

  • Continue pouring the rest of the water.

  • Let the coffee steep in the French press for about 4 to 5 minutes.

  • Slowly press the plunger down to separate the coffee grounds from the liquid.

  • Pour the brewed coffee into your cups. 

  • Enjoy your strong French press coffee.

How to Make a Strong French press Coffee?

Notes for You:

  • Avoid letting the coffee sit in the French press for too long, as it can continue to extract and become bitter.
  • You can adjust the strength of the coffee by varying the coffee-to-water ratio or the steeping time.

Customize Your Cup

Add frothed milk, sweetener, or spice like cinnamon or cardamom. Mix up the beans – try a medium roast or blend. Let imagination guide you!

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