How to Roast Coffee with a Popcorn Popper

By Jason Fitzpatrick on September 8th, 2011

If you’re interested in trying your hand at home roasted coffee but not sure if it’s worth the financial investment, this simple DIY technique uses a popcorn popper to roast your fresh coffee beans.

Over at Craft magazine Mark Frauenfelder shares a straight forward guide to re-purposing a popcorn popper as coffee roaster. His guide covers everything from the initial roast to properly cooling the beans to storing them for the best flavor. Hit up the link below to get started with DIY home roasting.

How-To: Roast Coffee with a Popcorn Popper [Craft]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/8/11
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