Coffee Lovers : Here’s 22 iced coffee recipes to keep cool this summer.

We already know that we’re going to be sipping on iced coffee all summer long, we may as well save money and make it ourselves.

Iced coffee is to summer what cozy sweaters and Netflix are to winter: totally necessary and a huge part of the season. In fact, we would go so far as to say that there really isn’t any summer season without this cold caffeinated beverage. Yes, that might be a bold statement, and sure, there are other summery things that we love, like pool time and the beach and not wearing a million layers just to leave our house for five seconds. But iced coffee is really and truly a big part of the months of June to August for us.

We already know that we’re going to be sipping on iced coffee all summer long (and we’ve probably already begun that tradition). What we don’t know is that there are so many amazing recipes that we can try and fall in love with.

Well, there are, and it’s time to get going because the sun is shining and we’re sweating and there is just no time to waste. What time is it? Iced coffee time, of course! Calling all coffee lovers (aka all of us), here are 22 iced coffee recipes that will keep us totally cool and caffeinated this summer!

22 Perfect Iced Coffee: The Pioneer Woman

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When you’re making some iced coffee, you want to make sure that it’s the greatest iced coffee that you’ve ever made.Why settle for anything less than perfection?The Pioneer Woman, aka Ree Drummond, is a popular and beloved Food Network star and cookbook author. She’s got a recipe that she calls Perfect Iced Coffee so that seems like a good place to start.She’s got an awesome list of instructions so definitely check it out, but here’s a cheat sheet of her ingredients: a “rich roast” coffee, half-and-half, cold water, sweetened condensed milk. Yup, that sounds totally perfect, just like the recipe name suggests.21 Vanilla Bean Sweet Cream Collagen Iced Coffee: Paleomg

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Following the Paleo lifestyle doesn’t have to mean giving up on coffee. That would be pretty rough. This Vanilla Bean Sweet Cream Collagen Iced Coffee from food blogger Juli Bauer of Paleomg is delicious and a nice change from a plain iced coffee.The recipe has collagen peptides (a healthy protein) and cold brew, along with vanilla extract, half of a vanilla bean, maple syrup and coconut milk. You blend the sweet cream ingredients together and then add the coffee and collagen peptides. Sweet and healthy, too. It sounds so awesome and would make a great accompaniment to your breakfast or lunch if you need a boost.20 Cardamom Cold Brew Vietnamese Coffee: The Kitchn

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Iced coffee is good. Amazing, even. This iced coffee? It definitely sounds even better than good. It sounds like an absolutely incredible drink that you won’t be able to stop making.The Kitchn has a recipe for Cardamom Cold Brew Vietnamese Coffee that is so much more interesting than just making or buying an iced coffee.You’re mixing vanilla extract with half-and-half and condensed milk to make something really creamy.And you add that to cold brew to make this drink. Where does the cardamom come in? You mix that with the cold brew and have it sit for 24 hours. It’s not that much more work than just making iced coffee, so it’s for sure worth it.19 Coconut Iced Coffee: Half Baked Harvest

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Doesn’t that look so beautiful? And like dessert, too? If you’ve got a sweet tooth and you also want something that you can Instagram, this one’s for you.Food blogger Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest has this recipe for Coconut Iced Coffee (the second part of the recipe title is “…with Mini Chocolate Glazed Coffee Doughnuts”, so, yeah, that takes it to another level…). It’s really simple to make: just sugar, vanilla extra, and coconut milk together, and then you add in cold brew coffee ice cubes. Of course, you can make the donuts, too, and you probably should. Iced coffee needs something sweet next to it. It’s just the rules.18 Vanilla Bean Iced Coffee: Delightful E Made

Vanilla lattes are sweet and delicious, and so it makes sense that this drink would be great in iced form, too. This recipe from Delightful E Made is perfect to beat that summer heat that just won’t stop (even though, of course, you wished for it all winter long).The key to this drink? A vanilla bean syrup that you make yourself.It’s got vanilla extract, a vanilla bean, granulated sugar, and water. You’ll feel so fancy and have so much fun putting this drink together that you’ll for sure make it a whole bunch of times (and you’ll want to make it for everyone that you know too to show off… or, um, share the iced coffee love. Yeah, that’s it).17 Caramel Coffee Dairy Free Popsicles: Fit Foodie Mama

Popsicles are another great part of summer. They just make you feel like a kid again and can really cool you off when it feels like absolutely nothing will.These Caramel Coffee Dairy Free Popsicles from The Fit Foodie Mama are gluten-free and vegan so they’re great if you have food allergies or just don’t want that stuff in your recipes. Having your iced coffee in popsicle form is so much more fun than regular old iced coffee. The caramel is made from dates and you can use the dairy-free milk of your choice. You’ll definitely make people envious and might have to let your friends in on the recipe, too.16 Iced Matcha And Salted Caramel Latte: Downshiftology

You’ve probably heard of matcha by now, which is a type of green tea that has become really popular. You have your matcha just like an iced coffee and make this Iced Matcha And Salted Caramel Latte recipe from Downshiftology.There’s a lot of coconut in this recipe…The caramel is made from coconut sugar and coconut milk, and the latte recipe also has those ingredients, along with, of course, matcha powder. You’ll also add vanilla bean and ice. Matcha does have caffeine, so don’t worry, you’ll still get your fix. These lattes are so beautiful you’ll want to take a lot of photos of them.15 1-Minute Instant Iced Coffee: Happy Foods Tube

Looking to make iced coffee in a hurry? At work and on deadline and you need a caffeine boost ASAP? Have absolutely zero patience when you want coffee because you want it right now? This 1-Minute Instant Iced Coffee recipe from Happy Foods Tube will be totally perfect.All you need is instant coffee, brown sugar, water, ice cubes, and milk. Super simple and super delicious. You just might have to make this every day for the rest of the summer season (along with all of the other recipes, of course… you can’t play favorites when there are this many epic recipes out there).14 DIY Copycat McDonald’s Sugar-Free Vanilla Iced Coffee: Your Modern Dad

When you’re making some iced coffee, you want to make sure that it’s the greatest iced coffee that you’ve ever made.Why settle for anything less than perfection?The Pioneer Woman, aka Ree Drummond, is a popular and beloved Food Network star and cookbook author. She’s got a recipe that she calls Perfect Iced Coffee so that seems like a good place to start.She’s got an awesome list of instructions so definitely check it out, but here’s a cheat sheet of her ingredients: a “rich roast” coffee, half-and-half, cold water, sweetened condensed milk. Yup, that sounds totally perfect, just like the recipe name suggests.21 Vanilla Bean Sweet Cream Collagen Iced Coffee: Paleomg

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Following the Paleo lifestyle doesn’t have to mean giving up on coffee. That would be pretty rough. This Vanilla Bean Sweet Cream Collagen Iced Coffee from food blogger Juli Bauer of Paleomg is delicious and a nice change from a plain iced coffee.The recipe has collagen peptides (a healthy protein) and cold brew, along with vanilla extract, half of a vanilla bean, maple syrup and coconut milk. You blend the sweet cream ingredients together and then add the coffee and collagen peptides. Sweet and healthy, too. It sounds so awesome and would make a great accompaniment to your breakfast or lunch if you need a boost.20 Cardamom Cold Brew Vietnamese Coffee: The Kitchn

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Iced coffee is good. Amazing, even. This iced coffee? It definitely sounds even better than good. It sounds like an absolutely incredible drink that you won’t be able to stop making.The Kitchn has a recipe for Cardamom Cold Brew Vietnamese Coffee that is so much more interesting than just making or buying an iced coffee.You’re mixing vanilla extract with half-and-half and condensed milk to make something really creamy.And you add that to cold brew to make this drink. Where does the cardamom come in? You mix that with the cold brew and have it sit for 24 hours. It’s not that much more work than just making iced coffee, so it’s for sure worth it.19 Coconut Iced Coffee: Half Baked Harvest

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Doesn’t that look so beautiful? And like dessert, too? If you’ve got a sweet tooth and you also want something that you can Instagram, this one’s for you.Food blogger Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest has this recipe for Coconut Iced Coffee (the second part of the recipe title is “…with Mini Chocolate Glazed Coffee Doughnuts”, so, yeah, that takes it to another level…). It’s really simple to make: just sugar, vanilla extra, and coconut milk together, and then you add in cold brew coffee ice cubes. Of course, you can make the donuts, too, and you probably should. Iced coffee needs something sweet next to it. It’s just the rules.18 Vanilla Bean Iced Coffee: Delightful E Made

Vanilla lattes are sweet and delicious, and so it makes sense that this drink would be great in iced form, too. This recipe from Delightful E Made is perfect to beat that summer heat that just won’t stop (even though, of course, you wished for it all winter long).The key to this drink? A vanilla bean syrup that you make yourself.It’s got vanilla extract, a vanilla bean, granulated sugar, and water. You’ll feel so fancy and have so much fun putting this drink together that you’ll for sure make it a whole bunch of times (and you’ll want to make it for everyone that you know too to show off… or, um, share the iced coffee love. Yeah, that’s it).17 Caramel Coffee Dairy Free Popsicles: Fit Foodie Mama

Popsicles are another great part of summer. They just make you feel like a kid again and can really cool you off when it feels like absolutely nothing will.These Caramel Coffee Dairy Free Popsicles from The Fit Foodie Mama are gluten-free and vegan so they’re great if you have food allergies or just don’t want that stuff in your recipes. Having your iced coffee in popsicle form is so much more fun than regular old iced coffee. The caramel is made from dates and you can use the dairy-free milk of your choice. You’ll definitely make people envious and might have to let your friends in on the recipe, too.16 Iced Matcha And Salted Caramel Latte: Downshiftology

You’ve probably heard of matcha by now, which is a type of green tea that has become really popular. You have your matcha just like an iced coffee and make this Iced Matcha And Salted Caramel Latte recipe from Downshiftology.There’s a lot of coconut in this recipe…The caramel is made from coconut sugar and coconut milk, and the latte recipe also has those ingredients, along with, of course, matcha powder. You’ll also add vanilla bean and ice. Matcha does have caffeine, so don’t worry, you’ll still get your fix. These lattes are so beautiful you’ll want to take a lot of photos of them.15 1-Minute Instant Iced Coffee: Happy Foods Tube

Looking to make iced coffee in a hurry? At work and on deadline and you need a caffeine boost ASAP? Have absolutely zero patience when you want coffee because you want it right now? This 1-Minute Instant Iced Coffee recipe from Happy Foods Tube will be totally perfect.All you need is instant coffee, brown sugar, water, ice cubes, and milk. Super simple and super delicious. You just might have to make this every day for the rest of the summer season (along with all of the other recipes, of course… you can’t play favorites when there are this many epic recipes out there).14 DIY Copycat McDonald’s Sugar-Free Vanilla Iced Coffee: Your Modern Dad

It can be fun to make something that you typically order in a restaurant or from a coffee shop at home, and that’s where this iced coffee drink comes in.If you’ve ever ordered a vanilla iced coffee from McDonald’s, this is your chance to make a homemade version.Your Modern Dad has a recipe for a Mcdonald’s Sugar- Free Vanilla Iced Coffee and, chances are, you won’t want to wait to give it a try.The key is a sugar-free vanilla syrup. You can make one coffee or a whole bunch so the recipe is very useful and versatile.13 Iced Coffee By The Pitcher: Accidental Happy Baker

When you’re in the market for a lot of iced coffees, whether you’re running low on sleep, working super hard, or serving friends and family, you should totally try this recipe from Accidental Happy Baker.This Iced Coffee By The Pitcher recipe is the answer to your prayers.The best part? As the blogger suggests, you can make the whole pitcher and keep it in your fridge and drink it for a few days. Iced coffee on demand? Iced coffee that you don’t even have to keep making? Sounds like summertime perfection. It doesn’t actually sound like anything gets better than this.12 Chocolate Almond Milk With Creamy Malted Coffee Ice Cubes: Half Baked Harvest

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The longer the iced coffee recipe title, the more delicious. Yes. That’s the rule.This Chocolate Almond Milk With Creamy Malted Coffee Ice Cubes from Half Baked Harvest is basically a dream. Are you in love just from reading the recipe title and looking at the gorgeous photo? If you are, you wouldn’t be the only one.Chocolate almond milk is good. Iced coffee is good. Put them together and… well… it’s just really, really good.Make this one for sure and bask in the glory of this cool caffeinated sweet treat. Does summer get any better? (That’s a rhetorical question.)11 Coconut Cowgirl Coffee: Paleo Hacks

Are you Paleo? Are you a coffee lover? If you are both of these things, then this is a great recipe for you to try out this summer season.This Coconut Cowgirl Coffee recipe from Paleo Hacks has no gluten or dairy but still the coffee flavor that you adore. It’s also got cocoa powder, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and coconut milk. Sounds seriously delicious. Make this one for your best friend who is Paleo and she will absolutely love you for it. (Or just make it for yourself and don’t share since it’s that good. That’s definitely okay, too.)10 Coffee And Oat Smoothie: Live Eat Learn

Iced coffee is THE drink of summer for sure, and smoothies are a close second when it comes to super popular and trendy beverages.You can enjoy them year-round, but when the heat is really on, it’s nice to enjoy a cool and creamy smoothie.Why not make this Coffee and Oat Smoothie from Live Eat Learn and enjoy the best of both worlds: iced coffee and smoothies? Sounds pretty brilliant.It’s just rolled oats, a banana, milk, and brewed coffee, plus you can add nut butter as well. This is a great way to get protein, carbs and healthy fats along with your coffee.9 Iced Coconut Milk Latte: Ciao Florentina

Just like ordering and then indulging in a specialty latte feels magical on a cold winter morning, especially near the holidays, an iced latte is a great choice on a hot summer day. It just feels like the right choice and will brighten up your day.Try this Iced Coconut Milk Latte recipe from Ciao Florentina and you will definitely be very, very happy with your decision. The ingredients are simple: coconut milk, sea salt, espresso, vanilla extract, and maple syrup or raw honey. You’ll cool off super fast and enjoy a delicious drink, too, so it’s really a win-win type of situation that’s going on here.8 Iced Cinnamon Almond Milk Macchiato: Beach Body On Demand

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This Iced Cinnamon Almond Milk Macchiato from Beach Body On Demand is really Instagrammable, but that’s not the only reason to make it (although it’s a reason for sure).This drink has got a few layers of blended ice, almond milk, and a protein shake.And if you’re thinking that it looks like something that you could get from a cool cafe, you’re totally on the right track there. You’ll feel special and like you’re really treating yourself, and you’ll be able to cool down from the hot sun, too, which is always a bonus of iced coffee and other cold drinks.7 Iced Caramel Coconut Mint Latte: Plating Pixels

This recipe just sounds so perfect and you’ll want to make this Iced Caramel Coconut Mint Latte from Plating Pixels ASAP.Coconut just screams summer and vacation so you’ll already feel like you’re in a tropical mood, and the addition of caramel and mint makes it a really interesting (not to mention totally yummy) drink. You’ll also use cold brew so you can follow that trend and if this is your first time using cold brew, you’ll probably fall in love and drink it all the time. That just tends to be what happens. You won’t mind, though. It is coffee that we’re talking about, after all.6 Cookie Butter Cold Brew Coffee: The Flavor Bender

Cookie Butter Cold Brew Coffee. Yes. This is happening and it should totally happen in your kitchen, too, and all summer long for that matter.This recipe from The Flavor Bender combines sugar, half and half, and cookie butter with a cold brew, and it’s a match made in iced coffee heaven.If you’ve never tried cookie butter, what are you waiting for?! It’s just as epic and magical as it sounds: cookies made into a buttery spread, kind of like nut butter (but so much better since it’s cookies). Make this recipe when you want a treat and you’ll be happy.5 Classic Greek Frappe: All That’s Jas

If you go on vacation to Greece, you’ll definitely notice (pretty much right away) that everyone is drinking one thing: frappe. These are basically frothy, blended coffees and they are super delicious.This Classic Greek Frappe recipe from All That’s Jas is something that you can make at home, and you’ll want it on rotation this summer for sure. This recipe uses sugar, water, ice cubes, and of course, coffee, along with any milk that you want to add. This recipe has you shake everything up in a mason jar so it couldn’t be any simpler. What are you waiting for?!4 Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew Coffee: Mildly Meandering

Yes, it’s summer, but chances are, you miss fall and you really, really miss pumpkin. Right?! There’s just something so wonderful about pumpkin. It’s popular for a reason.You don’t have to say goodbye to pumpkin, even though it’s super sweltering outside.You can bring the pumpkin spice flavor that you love so much in October into your iced coffee in the summer months. See? Problem totally solved.This Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew Coffeerecipe from Mildly Meandering is easy to make with just a few ingredients: water, coffee grounds, and spices such as cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon. Yum.3 Iced Mochas: Dessert For Two

It’s fun to splurge on coffee drinks like iced mochas, but if you want to drink iced coffee all summer season long (and that’s definitely in the cards), then you might want to try your hand at homemade drinks.This Iced Mocha recipe from Dessert for Two takes an iced mocha and totally steps up the game. You’ll add a spicy chocolate sauce (yes, really… yes, it’s so awesome) to cold brew, ice cubes, and milk, and you’ll be in heaven. If you love chocolate as much as you love coffee, well, you just might have this one on repeat.2 Vegan Iced Coffee: Loving It Vegan

If you’re in the market for a vegan iced coffee recipe because, well, you’re vegan, or you just avoid dairy, or you just don’t like dairy (really, there are a whole bunch of reasons), this Vegan Iced Coffee recipe from Loving It Vegan is perfect.This recipe uses a Vegan Condensed Milk that you also find on the same food blog, along with hot water and instant espresso powder.Three ingredients? See, it’s perfect. There, now you can totally enjoy your beloved iced coffee, even without the dairy. Sounds so good, doesn’t it? Don’t you want a cup right now?!1 Cold Brew Coffee Soda Floats: How Sweet Eats

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These Cold Brew Coffee Soda Floatsfrom How Sweet Eats look and sound amazing, and they’re the perfect drink when you want something a bit more thrilling than plain iced coffee. (Sorry, iced coffee. You’re still the greatest).This recipe uses espresso shots, coffee beans, vanilla ice cream, ice, filtered water, and club soda. The blogger, Jessica Merchant, puts toasted coconut and melted chocolate on top, and you wouldn’t mind doing that too, right?! When you want something a bit sweeter than iced coffee but still want your fix, and still want to cool down of course, this recipe is just the thing.
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