How to brew loose leaf tea in your drip coffee maker


Equipment & supplies needed:

  • 1 cone style drip coffee maker, 8-cup or larger (flat basket will not work)
  • 1 electric coffee grinder
  • 1 permanent filter, cone style, like this one
  • Loose leaf tea


  1. Grind the tea (a small amount at a time) to the consistency of finely ground coffee, and store it in an airtight container.
  2. Place the permanent filter into the brewing basket of the coffee maker.
  3. Measure 3 teaspoons of ground tea and place it into the permanent filter.
  4. Fill coffee maker’s reservoir with water, up to the 8-cup line.
  5. Turn on your coffee maker and allow the tea to brew into the pot.
  6. Enjoy!


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