On hot summers, we want something that will give instant refreshing and cooling effect. Iced coffee is one of the most popular drinks that many of us like to drink on such hot days. So, to get a great sip of chilled coffee, we rush to the nearby café. But did you know that making iced coffee at home is very simple and economical? Moreover, you can add the ingredients of your choice and make a glass of your favorite flavor. So, do you want to learn how to make iced coffee? Then, here are some simple recipes for you.
Making Iced Coffee with Instant Coffee Powder
- Sugar, 1 tsp.
- Instant coffee granules, 2 tsp.
- Cold milk, 6 fl. oz.
- Warm water, 3 tbsp.
Take a jar that can be sealed tightly. Add instant coffee powder, sugar, and warm water to the jar. Cover the jar with its lid tightly and shake the mixture to attain a foamy texture. Take a large glass and add ice cubes to it. Pour the mixture into the ice glass and fill the glass with cold milk. Stir the mixture and serve chilled.
Making Iced Coffee in a Blender
- Warm water, 2 tbsp.
- Ice cubes, 6 to 8
- Milk, 6 - 8 oz.
- Sugar, 1 tsp.
- Dry instant coffee, 2 tsp.
- Chocolate syrup, 1 tsp.
- Vanilla extract, 1 tsp.
Take the container of the blender and add coffee and sugar to it. Then combine warm water to it and stir the ingredients to dissolve the coffee powder and sugar granules. Then fill ice cubes in the blender and add milk from the top. Add vanilla extract and chocolate syrup to the blender. Then place the blender container over the assembly and blend the mixture for about 30 to 45 seconds. Pour the chilled coffee in a glass. Insert a straw and enjoy the taste.
Making Iced Coffee with Strong Brewed Coffee
- Strong brewed coffee, 3 cups hot
- Half-and-half cream, 2 cups
- Vanilla extract, 1½ tsp.
- Milk, 4 cups
- Sugar, 1½ cups
Take a medium-sized freezer proof bowl and combine brewed coffee and sugar to it. Stir the mixture to dissolve the sugar granules completely. Then place the bowl in the refrigerator and leave it to chill. Once the mixture gets chilled, add milk, vanilla extract, and cream to it. Stir the ingredients gently and place the bowl in the freezer. Let the mixture set, while serving remove the bowl from freezer, chop it to attain a slushy mixture and then serve immediately.
Making Iced Coffee with Fresh Brewed Coffee
- Cream, ½ cup
- Fresh brewed coffee, 4 cups
- Crushed ice, 3 cups
- Boiling water, ¼ cup
- White sugar, ¼ cup
- Vanilla extract, ½ tsp.
To prepare this iced coffee recipe, first refrigerate the brewed coffee to chill for about 30 minutes. Take a saucepan and bring water to boil in it. Then combine vanilla extract and sugar to it. Let the sugar and vanilla dissolve completely. Then, refrigerate this mixture for about 30 minutes. Add ice cubes to four coffee glasses and divide the chilled coffee mixture equally in them. Add cream and sugar mixture evenly in the glasses and serve.