You can make cold coffee drinks at home for a fraction of what you’ll pay elsewhere.
Cold coffee drinks can be just what you need on a hot summer’s day. You still get the kick and flavor of coffee, but also the cool and smooth relief of an ice-cold beverage.
There are a ton of cold coffee drinks recipes you can try. Experiment with some of the ones we have listed below and then, when you get the hang of it, experiment with your own flavor ideas.
3 ounce Baileys Original Irish Cream
6 ounce Cold Brewed Coffee
1. Fill a pint glass with ice.
2. Add cold brewed coffee and sugar to taste.
3. Add Baileys and stir until the color is consistent.
1 1/2 cups strong brewed coffee, chilled
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 small ripe bananas
6-ounce cup vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup fat-free half-and-half
1 cup ice cubes
In a blender, combine all ingredients. Blend until smooth and frothy.
(Recipe from Alison Ladman, by way of pressofatlanticcity.com)
2 scoops coffee ice cream
1 cup milk
2 shots espresso
2 tablespoons of malt mix (optional)
Whipped cream (optional garnish)
Add the ingredients all together and blend in a blender. It's as simple as that.
1 oz Triple Sec
4 oz Vanilla Ice Cream
1/2 tsp Instant Coffee
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth and pour into a parfait glass. Garnish with a slice of orange, and serve.
3 oz. hot espresso
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 cups milk - low-fat okay
1 Tbls. instant pudding mix (pick your favorite flavor)
1 cup ice cubes (about 5)
Stir sugar into espresso and cool. Stir milk and pudding mix into espresso mixture. Fill a glass with ice and serve mixture over ice.
1 cup chilled brewed coffee, made double-strength or with a rich dark roast
2 rounded tablespoons sugar (extra fine)
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 tsp genuine vanilla extract
2 cups ice
Pour everything into a blender and blend until creamy.
1 oz. chocolate syrup
1/2 oz. caramel syrup
6 oz. milk
1 cup ice
1-2 shots espresso
Combine all ingredients, stir and serve.
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By the way...not every iced coffee drink has to be drowned in whipped cream. With a good coffee bean and a strong concentrate, you can make an excellent black coffee on ice...with or without sugar.
About the author: Nick Usborne, aka Coffee Detective, is a writer and long-time coffee enthusiast. Read more…