How to Clean a Glass Coffee Decanter
Regular cleaning of your glass coffee decanter is important to ensuring your coffee tastes great and your machine stays working at its best. Follow the simple steps below to ensure your decanter is always squeaky clean and ready for use.
Things you will Need
- Liquid diswashing detergent
- Soft cloth
- Baking soda
- Dry cloth
Step 1: Rinse the decanter and lid with warm water
Rinse the decanter and lid with warm water and a mild liquid dishwashing detergent to remove any coffee grounds and residue. Be sure to rinse thoroughly to remove all the soap.
Step 2: Scrub the Interior
Fill the decanter with warm water and a few tablespoons of baking soda. Using a soft cloth, scrub the inside of the decanter to remove any stubborn stains. Make sure to scrub thoroughly, especially around the bottom as grounds can often stick to the base.
Step 3: Use Vinegar to Remove Calcium Build Up
If you notice calcium build up on the interior walls of your decanter, fill the decanter a quarter full of warm water and add a few tablespoons of vinegar. Let it soak for 15 minutes, and then scrub the stains off with a soft cloth.
Step 4: Rinse and Dry
Finally, rinse the decanter with warm water and dry it with a clean, dry cloth. Make sure the decanter is completely dried before storing, as any trapped moisture can lead to mold build up.
And there you have it! If you follow these simple steps, your glass coffee decanter will stay sparkling clean and your coffee will taste better than ever.