Postum Copycat, Version 1

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Recipe by Chocolatl

Postum was a grain-based beverage made by Kraft. It has now been discontinued. This is supposed to be a good substitute. Use more or less per cup depending on how strong you like it. This recipe is from and I have not tried it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 quart wheat, finely ground
  • 1 pint cornmeal, coarsely ground
  • 12 cup molasses


  1. Heat oven to 300°F.
  2. Combine all ingredients and rub them between the palms of your hands until they are evenly mixed.
  3. Spread mixture into shallow baking pans.
  4. Roast until well-browned, about 5 hours, stirring every 15 minutes to ensure even browning.
  5. Cool and store in a sealed jar or canister.
  6. To use, add 2 tablespoons mix to 1 1/2 cups water.
  7. Boil or brew in a coffee maker.

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