Black Eye Recipe

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What is a Black Eye Coffee?

A Black Eye coffee, also known as a ""Red Eye"" in some regions, is a potent and energizing coffee concoction that packs a punch. It is a creative blend of two coffee classics - drip-brewed coffee and espresso. This unique combination is favored by those seeking an extra boost of caffeine to jumpstart their day or fuel their productivity.

How to Make a Black Eye Coffee:

Making a Black Eye coffee requires a straightforward preparation process. Here's how to create this strong and invigorating coffee drink:


  • Freshly roasted coffee beans
  • Hot water
  • 1 or 2 shots of freshly brewed espresso (approximately 1 to 2 ounces)


  1. Grind the coffee beans to a medium-coarse consistency, suitable for drip brewing.
  2. Boil water to the desired temperature, typically between 195°F to 205°F (90°C to 96°C).
  3. Set up your drip coffee maker and add the coffee grounds to the filter.
  4. Pour hot water over the coffee grounds, allowing it to drip through the filter and into the coffee pot.
  5. While the drip coffee is brewing, prepare 1 or 2 shots of espresso using an espresso machine.
  6. Combine the freshly brewed drip coffee with the espresso shots in your favorite mug.
  7. Your Black Eye coffee is ready to deliver a bold and caffeinated kick, perfect for those days when you need an extra boost of energy.

The Black Eye coffee is an ideal choice for coffee enthusiasts who crave a powerful caffeine jolt without sacrificing the rich and aromatic taste of freshly brewed coffee. Enjoy this invigorating blend to keep you alert and ready to tackle any day with newfound energy.