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Cold Brew Coffee with Oat Milk

This dairy free cold brew coffee is made with oat milk and is delicious and simple to make! Enjoy it hot or cold all year-round

Cold brew coffee with oat milk in a mason jar on a white marble counter

Cold brew coffee with oat milk is easy to make at home.

All you need are coffee grounds, water (preferably filtered), a jar, something to strain the coffee from the grounds, and oat milk. That’s it!

I really enjoy having my dairy free cold brew coffee in the summer as an ice coffee but it also makes a great coffee in the all year round.

Oat milk is one of my favorite dairy free milks whether it is a hot coffee with oat milk or an ice coffee with oat milk.

So, naturally my cold brew coffee is often going to have oat milk in it too.

If you enjoy this recipe you may also enjoy my cold brew coffee with almond milk and my iced coffee with almond milk.

What Kind of Oat Milk should I use?

Personally, I prefer a full fat neutral flavored oat milk like Oatly.

Alpro’s Not Milk is also great but a little on the sweet side so keep that in mind if that is something you care about.

If you don’t mind thin milks in your coffee or your coffee tasting like oatmeal, you can use any oat milk you have on hand.

Is cold brew dairy-free?

Cold brew coffee that is only ground coffee beans and water is dairy free. To keep it dairy free, you need to drink it black or add only dairy free milk products to it.

Is iced coffee dairy-free?

Iced coffee is not inherently dairy free. It is dairy free if you do not add any dairy to it and only use dairy free ingredients to make it.

Should I use filtered water?

If you have it you should use it because it will give you a sweeter coffee in the end.

However, if you don’t have one, it shouldn’t stop you from making cold brew coffee.

Can I use a French press?

Actually you can make cold brew coffee in a French press. You can simply press after leaving overnight.

What if I want to add flavor to my coffee?

If you want to add spices to your coffee add a 1/2-inch cinnamon stick and 1 clove to the brew.

How do I avoid ice cubes diluting the coffee?

A popular tick to avoid ice cubes diluting your coffee is to make coffee cubes and use them.

Yield: 2 cups

Cold Brew Coffee with Oat Milk

Iced coffee in a mason jar on white counter

This dairy free cold brew coffee is made with oat milk and is delicious and simple to make! It is also great to have on hand in the summer for a quick ice coffee!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Rest Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup ground coffee (medium-coarse grind is best)
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • Oat milk

Instructions

  1. Add coffee grounds and water to a jar. Cover, shake to mix, and let rest at room temperature overnight or 12 hours
  2. Strain twice through a coffee filter, a fine-mesh sieve or a sieve lined with cheesecloth.
  3. In a tall glass filled with ice, mix equal parts cold brew coffee and water, or to taste.
  4. Add oat milk to taste.
  5. To make hot coffee, heat in the microwave to desired temperture.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 66Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 13mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 1g

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