Making An Iced Latte – At Home!

Summer always calls for cold beverages! For me, it’s not as easy to drink hot coffee when it’s incredibly humid outside. But y’all know, I dig my caffeine. So, I’ve been making iced lattes.  In the mornings, if I’m not already on the go, I don’t always want to go out. And I know I shouldn’t be spending more on coffee than I should.  This is an easy solution.

With a few ingredients, I can whip up a tasty drink and get back to my work. It’s simple and it gets the job done. Because. You know. It’s coffee. 😉

Here’s what I use:

  • Ice cubes
  • Water
  • Instant coffee
  • Milk
  • Your favorite flavor (creamer, sweetener, etc.)
  • Two cups

I always freeze ice cubes and have some instant coffee in the cupboard, just in case.

On the instant coffee container, it recommends 6 oz. of water, but I use less since it’s just one serving.  With the small cup, I use 1 spoonful of coffee and stir into the water.  In my regular cup, I assemble the ice cubes, then pour milk and the creamer. Caramel is my boo, so I use that flavor. I wing it so I probably use about 2/3 cups of milk and a teaspoon of creamer. Finally, I pour the coffee and stir. I sip to see if it tastes right and I adjust.

Boom! I have my latte, giving me the right balance of kick and sweet.

Right now, I’m just sipping on a regular iced one – I substituted the creamer with a few drops of vanilla extract and sugar. Had to make something quick before I go to Zumba! (Week Four. Pray for me.)

Do you make your own iced coffee during the summer? Let me know! I hope you have a great day.


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  • Reply Danica

    I knew I bought instant coffee for a reason! Was thinking coffee cake but now I want an iced latte 🙂

    August 1, 2017 at 11:13 pm
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