Heating Already Cooked Coffee or Tea on Shabbat

You may not brew coffee or steep tea on Shabbat. You may use:
  • Instant coffee;
  • Powdered, dried tea; or
  • Tea that has already been steeped.
However, you may not add them directly to the hot water! You must:
  • Pour or dispense the hot water into an intermediate utensil, and then
  • Put the water and brewed or instant coffee or tea into that utensil.
 
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