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12 Perfect Coffee Drinks for Summer

Andrew Pautler

As summer kicks off, it’s the perfect time to stock the arsenal with some delicious iced coffee drinks that are perfect for any hot summer day. Below is a round-up of some of the recent favorites I have found.


Affogato

Affogato

This Italian classic is perfect for a hot summer day. With two ingredients and three steps, it doesn’t get much simpler than this.
Iced Coffee Popsicles

Iced Coffee Popsicles

This is the perfect make-ahead coffee treat you can have ready to go whenever the coffee craving hits.
Caramel Latte Smoothie

Caramel Latte Smoothie

Craving a Starbucks Frappuccino®? Try this caramel latte smoothie that tastes great, but is vegan, dairy free and paleo.
Spiked Chocolate Iced Coffee

Spiked Chocolate Iced Coffee

For Kahlua lovers, this coffee drink is delicious, decadent and might as well be dessert.
Iced Caramel Macchiato

Iced Caramel Macchiato

This sweet and creamy drink is the perfect option for a hot summer day. The recipe calls for Gevalia® cold brew concentrate, but it works just as well with homemade!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Iced Coffee

Chocolate Peanut Butter Iced Coffee

Chocolate and peanut butter are one of the best combinations available. Add in coffee and you’ve neared perfection.
Topo Chico Iced Coffee

Topo Chico Iced Coffee

One of my favorite summer drinks is sparkling water, which is why I couldn’t believe I never thought before to combine it with coffee. This mocktail is absolutely worth trying if you’re a La Croix or Topo Chico fan.
Iced Whiskey Coffee with Whisky Syrup and Whipped Cream

Iced Whiskey Coffee with Whisky Syrup and Whipped Cream

This one takes a bit more time to make, but is worth the effort. Save this spiked coffee drink for the weekend though!
Iced Caramel Coffee

Iced Caramel Coffee

Caramel and iced coffee go so well together it’s almost too easy. Try this rich, smooth drink with brunch on Sunday morning and it will be a hard habit to quit.
Mint Cold Brew

Mint Cold Brew

Add an extra layer of flavor to any cold brew by adding some muddled mint leaves to it. It is a great healthy and quick way to add a refreshing twist to your iced coffee.
Coffee Lemonade

Coffee Lemonade

Iced coffee and lemonade sounds like an interesting combination and I understand the skepticism. Combine these two summertime favorites though and you may have a new go-to when temperatures rise.
S'mores Iced Coffee

S'mores Iced Coffee

I may have just saved the best for last. S’mores are probably my favorite dessert, so when you mix them with coffee, the result has to be delicious. Marshmallow whipped cream, graham cracker topping and chocolate milk mix together to make an amazingly delicious summer drink that is hard to beat.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to iced coffee. Explore new possibilities and find a new favorite this summer!


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