How To Clean a Metal Coffee Filter
Cleaning your metal coffee filter on a regular basis is an important part of ensuring your coffee stays flavorful and fresh. It also helps maintain the integrity of your filter and brewing equipment. Here are some tips to help you take proper care of your metal coffee filter.
Items You Will Need:
- Paper towels
- Soft-bristled scrub brush
- Mild Dish soap
Step 1: Empty The Filter
After every use, emptying the filter of leftover grounds is a must. Remove the last of the grounds with a spoon and discard.
Step 2: Rinse The Filter
Rinse off the filter in your sink, making sure to get the handle and any other parts too. If you come across any residue that’s stuck on, use a paper towel or soft-bristled brush to scour off the grounds.
Step 3: Wash The Filter
Fill the sink with warm water and a few drops of mild dish soap and let the filter soak for 10 to 20 minutes. This will help break down any residue and make it easier to clean. Take the filter out and use a brush or paper towel to scour off any stubborn material.
Step 4: Rinse Thoroughly
When the filter is squeaky clean, it’s time to rinse off all the soapy water. Make sure to rinse off the handle and all the holes too, to ensure the no soapy residue is left on any part of the filter.
Step 5: Dry Completely
Finally, dry the filter off with a paper towel. Be sure to get into any crevices and keep wiping until it feels completely dry.
Cleaning your coffee filter is a great way to improve the taste of your coffee and keep your coffee-making equipment in top shape. Utilizing these tips should help you keep your coffee filter clean, and your coffee fresh. Happy brewing!