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A Guide To Learning How To Roast Green Coffee Beans Yourself

By Carissa Glenn

There isn’t any good excuses for not roasting you morning cup of coffee yourself. You can find fresh coffee beans all over the internet. Once you have found the beans, all you will need to next is to learn how to roast green coffee beans yourself.

You do not need special equipment to roast them at home. All you will need is a baking sheet and an oven heated up to about 220-250 degrees. You should try and have another baking pan ready for the hot beans too cool off in.

The baking pan that you will use needs to have holes in it. You can use a pizza pan if you want or you can make your own by drilling holes through a pan. The purpose for these holes to allow air to flow allowing for a more even roast.

Turn on the oven. It needs to be set at 220-250 degrees. Pour the soon to be java onto the baking pan making sure there is only one layer of them. It will expand quite a bit while roasting, and it is important that they do not get on top of each other. Leave them in for 9-15 minutes.

They will beginning popping sort of like popcorn. They wont explode like popcorn but they will definitely crack and pop a bit. You will want to listen for this to happen. This will happen twice during this process.

The second time that they crack will likely happen around one to four minute from the time the first crack happened. If the temp isn’t high enough the second set of cracks may not happen. The amount of heat that builds up inside of the beans determines if they will crack. The second crack is not as easy to see or hear. By the time the second crack happens, the coffee beans will have a beautiful dark color to them. You will want to pull them from the oven once the second crack has occurred because a burnt taste will start to develop if not. There are people that like to pull theirs from the oven after the first crack has happened.

The beans tend to smoke while they roast. You will want to make sure to have a window open before you open the oven door. You don’t want to have all that smoke in the house.

You need to cool the beans after they are taken out of the oven. If not, you could get severely burned by the oil inside. You should give them an hour or so after you remove them from the oven.

You will find that the coffee has a dark color by now. You will see that there is the chaff left from the them. When you buy already ground at the store, the chaff has been removed. You do not need to be rid of the chaff. It has the same taste as the coffee and will be just fine thrown into the grinder too.

The coffee will taste better after being allowed to set for 20-24 hours. All that is left to do is to enjoy it. You will be able to enjoy this delicious fresh java every day now that you know how to roast green coffee beans yourself.

You can visit the website www.homecoffeeroastinginfo.com for more helpful information about Learning How To Roast Green Coffee Beans Yourself

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