Blues skies, sun-kissed days, and a cold, refreshing iced coffee? Could it get better? Yes! Today, we are sharing our tips for creating a fun, flavor-packed, personalized iced coffee. All of the below recommendations work equally well for iced, cold brewed, and chilled coffees. Brewing ratios for each brew method are different and can be… Continue Reading →
The best naturally spiced, soul-warming coffees to drink this winter
It’s getting chilly outside! If you’re anything like me, the cooler the outside temperature, the warmer I want to feel on the inside — that means hearty breakfasts, more baked goods than I need, and spice. Lots and lots of mouth-tingling, soul-warming spice. From sweet cinnamon to pungent clove to fiery pepper, coffee offers an… Continue Reading →
5 fabulously unique iced coffee recipes
Looking to shake up your iced coffee repertoire? Look no further! From avocados to yams to apple cider (and more!), these five recipes merge and mix some of our favorite flavors into unforgettable, and at times unimaginable, iced coffee masterworks. Es Alpukat Kopi (Avocado Iced Coffee) Creamy, smooth, and surprisingly sweet, this American take on… Continue Reading →
Iced Mexican coffee
Iced coffee season is here! Why not add a kick and some spice to that traditional version? This iced Mexican coffee is easy to make and delicious. Opt for an alcoholic boost, or go without. Either way, you can not go wrong with this scrumptious iced Mexican coffee! Enjoy!
Iced salted honey-spice latte
As you may have surmised honey is one of my favorite coffee additives. Having known health benefits and natural sweetness it is, in my opinion, the best alternative to sugar for your sweetened coffee drinks. This recipe is a great alternative to the popular iced caramel latte. Sweet and flavorful, this drink is sure to have you coming back for more. Enjoy!
Iced mojito coffee
Love a good mojito? While this recipe is espresso-based, rather than rum-based, the impact is the same — a delicious summer-ready, refreshing drink with a unique twist. Best of all? It is easy to make and incorporates fresh mint and limes. If you want to throw in some rum, why not? I won’t tell 😉!!!
Iced mint mocha
The spring gardening season is upon us again, and I am blessed with a plethora of mint leaves at my disposal. This fantastic opportunity presented me with the chance to revisit one of my favorite flavor combinations – mint, chocolate, and coffee. Here is a chilled mint mocha – refreshing, sweet, and deliciously decadent! Enjoy!
Iced snickerdoodle latte
Cinnamon and sugar — nothing else quite fills the senses the same way. We have captured that magic in an iced snickerdoodle latte to die for. Enjoy!
Iced caramel macchiato
The word macchiato translates from the Italian to “spotted” or “stained”. Traditionally, an espresso macchiato is an afternoon treat composed of one shot of espresso spotted with a dash of frothed milk. The latte macchiato, on the other hand, is composed of a glass approximately 1/3 – 2/3 filled with milk, and marked, or stained, with espresso. The espresso is slowly poured into the milk, literally creating a “spot” in the center of the glass. The additional blending of flavors and the advent of the iced macchiato became popularized in the 1990s. Here is my version of the iced caramel macchiato. Enjoy!
Best coffees for Iced Coffee and Cold Brew
If you are an iced coffee / cold brew drinker and notice that you really enjoy one coffee in cool months and another in the warm months, that means you are attuned to your taste buds. Coffee is very complex and exhibits different characteristics as it cools. In this entry, we are going to help you find the right beans for your perfect summer cup.