Colombian coffee brewed with aguapanela

Colombian coffee brewed with aguapanela

Traditional Colombian style brewed coffee! Sweet, fresh Colombian coffee brewed with aguapanela, a simple syrup made with sugar cane pulp.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 34 minutes
Servings 1 cup


  • 40 oz filtered water
  • 12 oz panela broken into small chunks
  • 2-3 Tablespoons freshly ground Colombian coffee


  1. Bring water and panela to boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring regularly to melt panela. Remove from heat, let sit 5 minutes.
  2. Place ground coffee in a small french press. Pour aguapanela over coffee until french press is full. Reserve remaining aguapanela for another use, or another cup of coffee.
  3. Brew for 4 minutes, stirring once. Plunge french press and serve coffee immediately.