How to Make Sweet and Simple Iced Coffee at Home

Enjoy the refreshing simplicity of homemade iced coffee with this quick and easy recipe. With just a few basic ingredients and minimal effort, you can create a deliciously chilled beverage perfect for any time of day. Let’s dive in!

Ingredients

Ingredients
  • 1 cup of brewed coffee, cooled to room temperature or chilled
  • Ice cubes
  • Sweetener of your choice (sugar, simple syrup, honey, etc.)
  • Milk or cream (optional)
  • Flavorings such as vanilla extract or flavored syrups (optional)

Instructions

  1. Brew your coffee using your preferred method. You can use regular coffee or espresso depending on your preference.
  2. Allow the coffee to cool to room temperature or chill it in the refrigerator. You can speed up the cooling process by pouring the brewed coffee over ice cubes.
  3. Once the coffee is cooled, fill a glass with ice cubes.
  4. Pour the cooled coffee over the ice cubes, leaving some space at the top of the glass.
  5. Add your desired amount of sweetener to the coffee. Start with a small amount and adjust to taste.
  6. If you like, add milk or cream to your iced coffee for a creamier taste. Stir to combine.
  7. Optionally, you can add flavorings such as vanilla extract or flavored syrups to customize your iced coffee.
  8. Give the coffee a final stir and taste to adjust the sweetness or flavoring if needed.
  9. Enjoy your sweet and simple iced coffee!

You can also customize this basic recipe by adding whipped cream, chocolate syrup, caramel sauce, or any other toppings you like. Experiment with different flavor combinations to find your favorite version of iced coffee at home.

Sweet and Simple Iced Coffee

Raquel Murillo
Indulge in the delightful simplicity of homemade iced coffee, a refreshing beverage that's easy to make and perfect for any occasion.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 20 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Coffee maker or brewing method of choice
  • 1 Glass
  • 1 Spoon for stirring

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of brewed coffee cooled (use your favorite blend)
  • Ice cubes
  • Sweetener of choice sugar, simple syrup, honey, etc., to taste
  • Milk or cream optional, to taste
  • Flavorings such as vanilla extract or flavored syrups optional
  • Whipped cream chocolate syrup, caramel sauce, or other toppings (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Brew your coffee using your preferred method and allow it to cool to room temperature. Alternatively, you can brew it directly over ice cubes for a quicker cooling process.
  • Fill a glass or mug with ice cubes.
  • Pour the cooled coffee over the ice cubes, leaving some space at the top of the glass.
  • Add your desired amount of sweetener to the coffee and stir until dissolved.
  • If using, pour in milk or cream to your liking and stir to combine.
  • Optionally, add flavorings such as vanilla extract or flavored syrups for extra taste.
  • Give your iced coffee a final stir and taste to adjust sweetness or flavorings as desired.
  • Optional: Top with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, caramel sauce, or any other desired toppings.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy your sweet and simple homemade iced coffee!

Notes

  • Feel free to customize your iced coffee by adjusting the sweetness, creaminess, and flavorings according to your preferences.
  • Experiment with different types of sweeteners, milk alternatives, and flavorings to create your perfect blend.
  • For a stronger coffee flavor, you can use cold brew coffee instead of regular brewed coffee. Adjust the strength of the cold brew to suit your taste preferences.
  • Get creative with toppings and garnishes to make your iced coffee even more enjoyable!
Raquel Murillo

Raquel Murillo, a barista with a passion for both coffee and storytelling. Hailing from a charming hometown, she doesn't just brew beverages; she crafts narratives in every cup. Beyond the espresso machine, Raquel is a dedicated wordsmith, infusing her creations with the richness of diverse experiences. Join her on a journey where the aroma of freshly ground coffee intertwines with the essence of compelling narratives, creating a unique blend that captivates both the palate and the imagination.

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