Great recipes for homemade iced coffee. Refreshment not only for summer days

Coffee has become an integral part of our beverage repertoire. Of course, it’s nice when, in addition to taste and encouragement, it warms you up on cold days.

But what to do with hot coffee in the summer. Fortunately, coffee can also be prepared as a very refreshing cold drink, suitable for hot summer days.

In this article, we have prepared the best iced coffee recipes for you!

Iced coffee from the coffee machine with ice cream

Coffee combined with ice cream is a real treat. You can choose classic vanilla ice cream, but also chocolate, caramel or whatever you like.


  • 150 ml espresso or drip coffee
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 50 ml of milk
  • 1-2 scoops of ice cream
  • can be decorated with whipped cream or chocolate topping


  • First, prepare espresso or drip coffee and let it cool.
  • Together with a few ice cubes, sugar and milk, we shake this coffee in a shaker (or, for example, in a mason jar) until we get a thick foam.
  • Put ice cream in a tall glass and cover it with mixed coffee foam.
  • Decorate with whipped cream or chocolate topping according to taste and possibilities.
  • We serve immediately.
Cold coffee with ice cream and chocolate topping.

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Iced frappe

It really comes in handy in the steamy hot summer and is excellently refreshing. Try this delicious homemade iced coffee.


  • 50 ml of strong espresso or 2 teaspoons of soluble coffee in 50 ml of water
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 150 ml of chilled (possibly condensed) milk
  • sugar to taste


  • We brew espresso and let it cool or instant coffee.
  • Once the coffee has cooled, add milk, ice cubes and sugar.
  • Mix everything in a blender or shake in a shaker.
  • Pour the drink into a glass and serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!
Coffee with ice and fluffy foam.

Whipped iced coffee

Caffe Latte iced coffee is for lovers of a sufficient amount of whipped milk. Prepare it for yourself and your loved ones.


  • 50 ml of espresso
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 160 – 170 ml of cold milk
  • flavored syrups can be added to the coffee (vanilla, chocolate, amaretto, caramel…)
  • whipped cream and cinnamon for decoration


  • Place ice cubes in a glass with a volume of 3 dl.
  • Fill the glass with cold milk about 2 cm below the rim.
  • We brew espresso in a preheated teapot.
  • If we want, we can add flavored syrup to the brewed coffee.
  • We then carefully pour the coffee from the pot into the glass so that another layer is formed.
  • Then we can decorate with whipped cream and cinnamon.
Cold coffee for summer days with whipped cream and cinnamon.

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Healthy coffee with ice and coconut milk

Prepare a healthier version of iced coffee at home. You only need a few ingredients and the result is really worth it. It will come in handy on hot summer days.


  • 5 teaspoons of instant coffee
  • 500 ml of water
  • 500 ml of coconut milk
  • Cinnamon
  • Cane sugar


  • First, heat the water in the kettle.
  • Pour 5 teaspoons of instant coffee into the pot and cover with hot water.
  • Then add the coconut milk, mix and finally add the cinnamon.
  • Sweeten with cane sugar to taste and let cool.
  • You can cool it in the fridge to make it even more refreshing.
  • Serve in a glass with a few ice cubes and maybe even a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Cold coffee in a glass with ice cubes.

Coffee with ice and cardamom

Cardamom is a type of spice that is obtained from several types of plants. Although it is one of the most expensive spices, if you have it at home, try making iced coffee with it. It’s really delicious.


  • 60 ml of strong coffee (espresso)
  • 600 ml of water
  • 4 cardamom seeds
  • 2 whole cinnamon sticks
  • Seeds from 1 vanilla pod
  • 100 ml of maple syrup
  • Orange peel


  • Pour boiled water from the kettle into the pot.
  • Add the coffee, cinnamon, cardamom, seeds from the vanilla pod and finally the maple syrup.
  • Bring to a boil over low heat. Cook for a while, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Then remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes to allow all the flavors to meld.
  • Then pour through a sieve.
  • Put the coffee in the fridge to cool.
  • Put a little orange peel in the glasses and fill with chilled coffee. Add a few ice cubes and serve.
Coffee with ice cubes and cardamom spice.

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Vanilla coffee with baileys

The name alone must make you salivate. We also have a recipe for iced coffee for summer days for lovers of sweet liqueur.


  • 200ml of hot water
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of strong coffee
  • 2-3 spoons of milk
  • Baileys to taste


  • First, make coffee by putting a teaspoon of strong coffee in a mug and pouring hot water over it.
  • Add sugar, milk, mix and let stand for a while.
  • Put the coffee in the fridge to cool.
  • Pour the cooled coffee into a tall glass, add baileys to taste and mix.
  • Serve garnished with whipped cream and a dusting of cinnamon or chocolate.
Iced coffee with a drop of alcohol and whipped cream.

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To make the coffee really cold, we supplement it with crushed ice, chopped ice or ice cubes.

In addition to this iced ingredient, we can add other ingredients to iced coffee, some of the already mentioned milk, cream, fruit juices, alcohol, ice cream, polar cake, chocolate, spices.

If you also have a sweet tooth, you can bake one of our wonderful honeydew cakes with your iced coffee.

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We are both fans of good food and enjoy cooking. On this website, we want to inspire you with traditional, but also less common recipes. We will be happy if you try our recipes and let us know how you liked them. Bon appetite! :)

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