The best iced coffee recipes

Jul 2, 2009 at 1:11 p.m. ET

Making your own iced coffee or blended coffee drink is not only an easy endeavor, it is more economical than a daily drink from Starbucks or another local coffee counter. Sip one of our iced coffee recipes, and you'll have no trouble telling your barrista "bye-bye."

Mocha Iced Coffee

Blended Vanilla Mocha

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chilled strong coffee
  • 1/4 cup ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
  • Whipped cream

Directions

  1. Combine coffee, ice cubes, milk, ice cream and chocolate syrup in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a large glass and garnish with whipped cream.

Classic Sweetened Iced Coffee

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 2 cups chilled strong coffee
  • Sweetener and cream to taste

Directions

  1. Add ice cubes to a large glass.
  2. Pour coffee over ice and top with sweetener and cream.

Hazelnut Iced Coffee

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chilled espresso
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons melted chocolate or chocolate sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hazelnut-flavored syrup (or any flavored syrup)
  • Ice cubes

Directions

  1. Whisk together espresso, simple syrup, melted chocolate or chocolate sauce, and hazelnut syrup.
  2. Pour mixture over ice cubes and serve.
For a blended coffee, simply put ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

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