Quantcast
Recipe for Dandelion Root Coffee | Almanac.com

Dandelion Root Coffee

Dandelion Root Coffee

Print Friendly and PDF

Ever tried dandelion root coffee? Dandelions can be used for coffee two ways: it can be added to coffee (like chicory) or used alone as a coffee-like substitute.

Coffee-Like Beverage

Ingredients
Dandelion Roots
Instructions

Scrub roots, drain, and place on a baking sheet.

Roast at 150°F (65°C) until roots are dark and dry (about 4 hours).

Cool and grind roots with food blender. Store in covered jar until used.

Add 1 heaping teaspoon of roasted roots to 1 cup of water. Steep for 3 minutes. Strain and serve. Add cream and/or sugar to taste.

Added to Ground Coffee

Ingredients
Dandelion Roots
Instructions

Scrub roots, drain, and place on a baking sheet.

Roast at 150°F (65°C) until roots are dark and dry (about 4 hours).

Cool and grind roots with food blender. Store in covered jar until used.

Brew coffee as usual, adding 1 teaspoon of roasted roots for each 6 cups of coffee. More or less root may be used depending on taste.