Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Fette Sau’s Coffee Rub

Use this rub with BBQ Titans’ Brisket.

  • Yield: Makes 3 cups

  • 1-1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup ground espresso coffee beans
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup granulated garlic
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper

Step 1: Place the sugar, coffee, salt, pepper, garlic, cinnamon, cumin, and cayenne in a mixing bowl and mix well, breaking up any lumps in the sugar with your fingers. Store in a sealed jar away from heat and light. The rub will keep for several weeks.


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