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How to make iced coffee – Recipes for the perfect summer drink


Iced coffee is a refreshing way to cool down on a hot day and it also provides a well-needed caffeine boost. While many enjoy ordering iced coffee from their favourite coffee shops, it’s easy to be your own barista and make iced coffee at home. Here are some of the best recipes for iced coffee, vanilla iced coffee and an iced caramel macchiato.

How to make iced coffee

Iced coffee is quick and easy to make and it only requires a few ingredients you probably already have in the house.

For the BBC Good Food recipe for iced coffee, you will need:

  • 200ml strong black coffee
  • 50ml milk
  • ice
  • maple syrup, optional

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How to make an iced caramel macchiato

Starbucks has shared a recipe online for making an iced caramel macchiato at home.

For this recipe, you will need:

  • 1 shot of Espresso
  • 175ml of semi-skimmed milk
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 tbsp sugar-free vanilla syrup
  • 1 tsp caramel sauce

Start by brewing one shot of espresso then fill a glass with ice.

Add the vanilla syrup and milk to the glass and stir it gently.

Then pour the coffee into the middle and finish with a drizzle of caramel sauce.

All that’s left to do is serve and enjoy!

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