Postum Copycat, Version 3

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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

  • 4 cups natural bran
  • 2 cups wheat, ground to cornmeal consistency
  • 1 cup molasses


  1. Heat oven to 300°F.
  2. Place bran and wheat in bowl of food processor.
  3. With machine running, slowly drizzle in molasses.
  4. Place in shallow baking pans.
  5. Roast until well-browned, about 5 hours, stirring every 15 minutes to ensure even browning.
  6. Cool and store in a sealed jar or canister.
  7. To use, add 2 tablespoons mix to 1 1/2 cups water.
  8. Boil or brew in a coffee maker.

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