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Egg Coffee










Smooth and mellow. One of the great features of egg coffee is that
you can reheat it. It doesn't get bitter over time.


Ingredients
1 Whole egg (rinse it off well as you will be using the shell).
6 TBL of Freshly Ground Coffee (not instant)
6 Cups of cold water.

Preparation
Put the ground coffee in a small bowl. Crack the egg into the bowl and then add the shell. 









Using a fork, crush and mix the egg, egg shell and coffee grounds.












If the mixture is too dry, add just a little water. You want a cake like batter consistency. 









Bring water to boil then add the egg coffee mixture. Lower the heat and let it simmer for about 3-4 minutes.
Remove from heat and let it sit for a couple of minutes and then through a strainer pour a cup.

If you don't have a strainer make sure that you pour it gently into your cup so the coffee grounds stay at the bottom of the pot. If you are good at pouring this coffee you should be able to get most of the coffee out of the pot without ever having the grounds in the cup. 

Egg coffee does not get bitter nor leave an after taste. It's very smooth and you can reheat it without it loosing it's flavor.

Tip: It is best to use one egg for 2-10 cups of coffee. A tablespoon of coffee grounds can make one cup of coffee.

More egg coffee recipes:

1 egg
1 cup cold water, divided 
1 cup regular grind coffee 
6 cups boiling water Directions: 

1 Use a graniteware (enamel) coffee pot. 

2 Wash egg; break it into a small bowl, reserving shell, and beat slightly. Add 1/2 cup cold water, the 1 cup ground coffee and the reserved egg shell, crushed. 

Mix thoroughly. Turn into coffee pot; pour on boiling water, and stir. (I remember the ladies adding the coffee/egg mixture directly to the boiling water.) 


Place on front of range and boil 3 minutes. If not boiled, coffee is cloudy. If boiled too long, too much tannic acid is developed. Add remaining 1/2 cup cold water; which perfects clearing. Cold water, which is heavier than hot, sinks to the bottom and carries the grounds with it. After coffee has settled, serve at once.