I’m a big lover of coffee. You cannot find any other drink better than an iced coffee as a ticket to cool off, on a hot day. But the thing is most of us don’t know how to make iced coffee. Let me show you how to make iced coffee in your home kitchen.
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How to make iced coffee: The Classic One
- Ice cubes – 1 cup
- Coffee (at room temperature or chilled) – 1 cup
- Cream or milk – 2 tablespoons
- Granulated white sugar – 1 to 2 tsp
Step 1: Take a tall glass and a spoon that is long enough to reach the bottom of the glass.
Step 2: Fill up the whole glass with ice. And if you are a coffee addict, then you can make those ice cubes with coffee too. But you may not able to get that “diluted” effect.
Step 3: Pour chilled or room temperature coffee into the glass. Fill the glass almost to the top.
Step 4: Now pour in the white stuff of your choice, whether it is a cream, milk, or half & half. If you are making it a decadent treat then, go on with cream or half & half.
Step 5: Look how the swirls sinks and mixes up with the coffee. Beautiful isn’t it?
Step 6: (If you like sweet) Add necessary quantity of sugar or any other sweetener you use regularly.
Step 7: Now stir up the mixture well!
Step 7: If you are a straw person, then add a straw and drink up the heavenly delicious drink.
- Using non-fat milk or fat free half & half can lighten up the things.
- You can also prefer low calorie or calorie less sweetener.
- Using a flavored creamer will wrap up both the cream and the sugar.
How to make iced coffee: Frozen Caramel Latte
Now back to some different iced coffee recipes you could be more familiar with, we arrive at a delicious one called Frozen Caramel Latte. Sorry, Starbucks, we can prepare your iced confections at home for just half the cost. Sweetened with whipped cream and caramel sauce, this spumy iced latte drink will make you to forget about your Starbucks gold card.
- 3/4 cup milk
- 3 ounces of brewed espresso
- 2 tbsp white sugar
- 1 tbsp caramel sauce
- 2 tbsp whipped ice cream
- 1 ½ cups ice cubes
Put the caramel sauce, sugar, and espresso into a blender creamer. Mix on high until the sugar and caramel dissolve into the espresso. Now pour out the milk and add the ice; keep on mixing until soft and bubbly. Top it with whipped ice cream and serve.
How to make iced coffee: Iced Vanilla Macchiato
Following up: Iced vanilla macchiato. Those perky Starbucks bartenders have nothing about you. This recipe can be prepared in minutes, you’ll spare time, gas, and Starbucks gift vouchers, and all the ingredients can be found in your kitchen shelves.
- 1 cup cold milk
- 2/3 cup water
- 2/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup of espresso
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
To prepare the vanilla syrup, blend water and sugar in small cooking pan. Stir with medium to high heat up to when the sugar melts altogether. Add vanilla extract and allow it to cool down.
Pour out a couple of teaspoons of vanilla extract into your serving glass. Top up the glass with ice. Fill the glass with milk, allowing only enough space for the coffee. Add in 2 shots of espresso. Pour in the espresso shot on top of the milk and serve immediately.
Also check out the video given below that shows how to make instant iced coffee at home.