can i make tea in a coffee maker

can i make tea in a coffee maker

Making Tea in a Coffee Maker

Brewing tea using a coffee maker might be easier than you think! If you don’t have a teapot or access to hot water, a coffee maker can come in very handy. There are a few steps to making tea in a coffee maker but once you get the hang of it, you will make perfect tea every time.

What You’ll Need

  • Coffee maker
  • Loose leaf tea or tea bags
  • Paper filter or filter basket
  • Hot water


  1. Put a paper filter or a filter basket into the coffee filter holder.
  2. For every cup of tea being made, place 1 teaspoon of loose leaf tea or 1 tea bag into the coffee filter.
  3. Pour hot water over the leaves.
  4. Place the coffee maker carafe on the hot plate.
  5. Brew the tea as if you were making coffee.
  6. Once the brewing is complete, remove the filter with the tea leaves.
  7. Your tea is now ready to serve!


  • For a stronger taste, increase the amount of tea being used.
  • You can pour cold water over the leaves for a less intense flavor.
  • If you’re using a paper filter, make sure to discard it after each use.
  • For added sweetness, add some honey or sugar.

Now you know how to make tea in a coffee maker! With these simple steps, you can easily enjoy tea made from the comfort of your own home. Whether you’re in a hurry or need a tea fix, making tea with a coffee maker is the way to go.


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