How to Deep Clean Your Moka Pot

Dayne Dayne (57)
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The aluminum moka pot can become oxidized over time and need a deep cleaning. For normal cleaning, soap and water is fine, but you'll want to get a little more aggressive when it gets more nasty.

If you need to clean more than just your moka pot, check out this guide on how to make doing the dishes easier.

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Scrub as best as you can with a non metal abrasive. Stay away from steel wool as it will lead to corrosion down the road.

Use 50% vinegar and 50% warm water. Soak for about 30 minutes.

You won't see 100% of the oxidation removed but close to it. Keep in mind, the oxidation is totally safe and will not impart any bad flavors but its still nice to remove most or all of it.

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