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Black Coffee

Deviyani Srivastava
2 minutes
Prep Time
3 minutes
Cook Time
1 People
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Black coffee is the best way to wake up in the winter mornings. One of the easiest recipes, black coffee has many known health benefits and will make you feel like a million bucks! Enjoy this recipe and do leave comments. Note from BetterButter: Coffee is truly a wonder drink. There are many well known health benefits of coffee such as lowered risk of type 2 diabetes, lowered risk of Alzheimer's disease, lowered risk of heart disease, the list goes on. It is versatile and there are many coffee recipes available to suit your palette as well as you caffeine intake requirements. Some examples of coffee recipes found on BetterButter are expresso, cappuccino, cold coffee and so on. Black coffee recipe is one of the easiest recipes and anyone can easily prepare at home. In fact this recipe provides 2 methods on how to make black coffee. BetterButter gives this black coffee recipe a big thumbs up!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • American
  • Boiling
  • Microwaving
  • Hot Drink
  • Lactose Free

Ingredients Serving: 1

  1. Instant Coffee powder - 1 tsp (or more as per choice)
  2. 1 cup of water (or as per the size of your mug)
  3. 1 tsp Sugar or as per taste


  1. Method 1
  2. Boil the water.
  3. Add coffee powder and sugar in a mug.
  4. Pour the boiling water and stir. Your black coffee is ready.
  5. Method 2
  6. Add water, coffee powder and sugar in a microwave safe mug and micro it for 1 minute.
  7. You can microwave it for longer but keep a check as to prevent it from boiling over. Stir and enjoy.

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Samuel Cox
Samuel Cox   Dec-21-2020

Better butter has always done a superb job. I have been visiting this forum off and on. Also you can get best coffee beans with great quality and incredible taste. Black coffee recipe is a wonderful recipe and this recipe can be utilized at home. I will surely try this recipe.

Piyush Kataria
Piyush Kataria   Dec-09-2020

Very nice. I search 'how to make black coffee' in google and the first time found a similar result. Thanks Team.

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