Total TimePrep/Total Time: 5 min.
- 4 teaspoons instant coffee granules
- 1 cup boiling water
- Sugar substitute equivalent to 4 teaspoons sugar, optional
- 1 cup fat-free milk
- 4 teaspoons chocolate syrup
- 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Ice cubes
- In a large bowl, dissolve coffee in water. Add sweetener if desired. Stir in the milk, chocolate syrup and vanilla; mix well. Serve over ice.
Iced Coffee Tips
How do you make iced coffee at home?You can make a simple iced coffee at home by simply pouring regular coffee over ice. The key is to cut back on the amount of water when brewing because the strong coffee will get diluted by the melting ice. Try out these copycat coffee shop drinks at home, too.
Is iced coffee good for you?In moderation, iced coffee can provide benefits like antioxidants and a mood boost because of the caffeine. Studies have shown that coffee can also decrease the risk of heart disease. And because iced coffee tends to have less acid than regular coffee, it can be easier on the stomach and teeth.
What's the difference between an iced coffee and an iced latte?Iced coffee is regular coffee poured over ice. An iced latte is espresso and milk poured over ice. Learn more about the different types of coffee in our coffee guide!
What can you do to prevent iced coffee from getting watery?To prevent the ice from watering down your coffee, make it extra strong by doubling the amount of ground coffee you put in your coffee maker. Another way to double up on the flavor is to make coffee ice cubes. Pour cooled coffee into an ice cube tray, freeze and use for your next cup of iced coffee. For an even stronger taste, make cold brew coffee.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 83 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 0.500 starch, 0.500 fat-free milk.
May 30, 2020
Coffee granules (or likewise, iced tea) can be dissolved with small amount of water, and cold water added afterward for a quicker cold drink.
May 16, 2020
I absolutely loved this coffee. I made mine with creamer instead and it tasted like a coffee dessert.
Feb 9, 2020
Thank you for sharing your lovely recipe. The ice coffee was wonderful; bold and flavorful. I loved this quick and easy to make treat. Made for Alphabet tag 2020.
Jan 18, 2020
Amazing results xx Tastes so good definitely recommend it x
Apr 16, 2019
I love doing this, to make my coffee colder what I do is only poor a little bit of boiling water in my cup, just enough to dissolve my coffee and sugar granules, and then I top it off with cold water and ice to get it really cold in 2 mins
Nov 30, 2016
Made this for my daughter, a Starbucks addict, and it was a big hit. Bye Starbucks!!
Jul 5, 2015
I just made this tonight for the first time, and it is so good. I will no longer buy it in the mornings before work. I can just whip this up at night so it can be nice and cold for the morning.
Nov 16, 2014
This is so much better than store bought. I had no chocolate syrup on hand so I used Nestle Quick. It turned out great. Love this recipe.
Oct 4, 2014
Super easy to make and to adjust to your taste.
Apr 10, 2014
I think I drink this every day since I tried the recipe! I will have to try the coffee ice cubes to make it even better.