5 Tips to Make Your Iced Coffee Rock
Get creative with iced coffee recipes, iced coffee flavors and more.
Who doesn’t love a cold, frosty, iced drink these days! When you’re making iced coffee at home, there are a few tips and tricks to make your homemade coffee drink rival any coffee shop’s! We got some fab tips from Gevalia, that we’re going to share with you.
1. Brew the perfect iced coffee:
Use 12 slightly rounded Tbsp. of Gevalia (or your fave brand) ground coffee in coffee maker and fill to the 8 cup level. Brew. Refrigerate. Serve over ice. Makes 8 servings.
2. How to sweeten iced coffee:
The answer is simple syrup! Just mix ½ cup sugar and ½ cup water in small saucepan. Stir over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves. Refrigerate in tightly covered container up to 1 week. Make it even cooler by adding frozen raspberries!
3. Cold coffee recipes:
Have even more fun by whipping a delicious iced coffee recipe like a Lemon-Ginger Iced Coffee or a Whipaccino to switch up your coffee routine.
Blend ¾ cup cold brewed coffee and ½ cup vanilla ice cream (per serving) in blender until smooth. Serve immediately. Repeat if necessary
Lemon-Ginger Iced Coffee
Place 9 scoops of Gevalia ground coffee, 1 Tbsp lemon zest and ½ tsp ground ginger in filter basket of coffeemaker.Use 6 cups water to brew, then stir in 1/3 cup honey. Refrigerate. Serve over ice. Garnish with lemon.
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4. How to avoid watery iced coffee:
Don’t just pour hot coffee over ice. Instead, make coffee ice cubes. Just pour coffee into ice cube trays. Freeze and use in place of regular ice cubes.
5. Add summery flavors:
Vanilla, orange, coconut and more – your favorite flavor extract (¼ tsp per serving) will dissolve quickly in hot coffee. Refrigerate. Stir and serve over ice.
You can find now Gevalia coffee in supermarkets nationwide.
PJ Gach is Senior Editor: Style + Beauty at BettyConfidential.