Looking for refreshing cold coffee drinks to enjoy this Summer? There are so many types of cold coffee – cold brew, a cold coffee shake, flavored iced coffee and so many more!
So if you’re ready to try something new, take a look at this awesome collection icy cold coffee drinks you can make at home.
From simple iced coffee to some of the most popular Starbucks iced coffee drinks recreated, you are sure to find some great new coffee recipes to try this Summer.
The Best Cold Coffee Drinks Recipes
I love to drink coffee all year round, but when the weather heats up, I enjoy experimenting with summer coffee drinks and flavors. If you do too, then take a look at all the different types of recipes shared below.
The recipes are divided into 9 sections to help make it easier for you to find what you need:
- Cold brew coffee drinks
- Iced coffee drinks
- Starbucks copycat cold coffee drinks
- Flavored iced coffee drinks
- Coffee smoothies
- Coffee shakes
- Healthy cold coffee drinks
- Cold vegan coffee recipes
- Cold coffees with instant coffee
There will be some cross over between categories, so I recommend you browse through the full list! And if you enjoy adding a little creamer to your coffee, see my collection of homemade coffee creamer recipes.
I hope you’re inspired to try a few new cold coffee recipes and would love to know what your favorite cold coffee drink recipe is in the comments below!
Cold Coffee Drinks with Cold Brew Coffee
First up, some simple cold brew coffee recipe ideas. There is nothing like sipping on a tall glass of smooth tasting cold brew coffee over ice on a hot Summer’s day.
In fact cold brew is one my top 4 recommended coffee brewing methods thanks to how easy it is to make your own cold brew coffee at home!
Quick And Easy Cold Brew Coffee
Smooth, mellow coffee brewed cold in a french press is the perfect caffeine fix for Summer! I love this method of making cold brew coffee as it is pretty much foolproof and doesn’t require any fancy equipment. Enjoy black or add ice and milk for a delicious iced coffee drink.
Irish Cream Cold Brew
Creamy and delicious, this easy homemade Irish cream cold brew recipe is inspired by the seasonal Starbucks Irish cream cold brew coffee drink. Once you know how to make Irish cream cold brew at home you can enjoy this delicious coffee year round!
Salted Caramel Cream Cold Brew
A quick and easy homemade salted caramel cream cold brew recipe just like Starbucks. This refreshing cold brew coffee drink is flavored with salted caramel syrup and topped with creamy sweet foam.
Coconut Cold Brew Coffee
This combination of cold brew, homemade coconut coffee syrup and milk is one of the best flavored cold brew coffee recipes for coconut lovers. Sweet and strong, drink as is or top with a flourish of whipped cream.
Strawberry Foam Cold Brew
With just a few ingredients, the light cold foam on this pretty cold brew coffee has a lovely sweet strawberry flavor and is perfect for adding to your cold brew or iced coffee drinks.
Mason Jar Cold Brew Coffee
Another simple cold brew coffee technique, this recipe uses a mason jar cold brew filter to produce tasty cold brewed coffee. Purchase a few jars and you will never run out of homemade cold brew coffee again.
Iced Coffee Drinks Recipes
If the idea of having to wait overnight for your coffee is too much, and you want a fast iced coffee recipe, here are some classic summer iced coffee drinks.
Iced coffee is one of the most popular kinds of coffee drinks and these recipes show you how to make homemade iced coffee. Some need an espresso machine, others a coffee maker or instant coffee to make yummy iced coffee drinks for you to enjoy on a hot day.
Iced Sugar Cookie Latte
This delicious iced sugar cookie latte with homemade sugar cookie syrup is the perfect holiday coffee recipe to make this festive season. Inspired by the Starbucks Sugar Cookie Latte, it is a sweet and festive coffee drink you can easily make at home.
Easy Iced Summer Coffee
If you like to make coffee in batches or you need to make coffee for a crowd, this black iced coffee recipe is perfect. Simply brew coffee in your coffee maker, pour into a pitcher and store in the refrigerator until your guests arrive.
Iced Affogato Coffee
Also known as an Affogato, this refreshing Summer coffee with espresso and icecream is a delicious way to enjoy your cold coffee and one of the very best Summer coffee drinks to serve after dinner.
Simple Iced Coffee
Stop spending crazy amounts of money on take out coffee and make quick iced coffee at home. This DIY iced coffee recipe is so simple, anyone can make it plus it has some great tips for how to make coffee ice cubes.
Vietnamese Iced Coffee
Vietnam is home to a number of unique coffee drinks, and this recipe is one of the best! The combination of yoghurt, sweetened condensed milk and coffee is a delicious sweet iced coffee recipe you have to try.
Instant Pot Iced Coffee Concentrate
If you are making iced coffee for a large group, this instant pot recipe makes a large batch of coffee concentrate for you to whip up perfect iced coffee in no time at all.
Starbucks Copycat Cold Coffee Drinks Recipes
Starbucks iced coffee drinks are incredibly popular, but they aren’t cheap! So if you want to know how to make Starbucks iced coffee or frappuccinos at home, here are some sweet coffee drinks recipes to get you started.
Honey Almond Milk Cold Brew
This icy cold cold brew almond milk coffee with honey is the perfect choice on a hot Summer day (or any season really!) With just three ingredients, this flavored cold brew coffee is super easy to make ahead in bulk and store in the fridge.
Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Coffee
A creamy cold foam with aromatic pumpkin spices combined with cold brew coffee, this Copycat Starbucks recipe is perfect if you enjoy pumpkin coffee drinks year round!
Peppermint Mocha Frappe
This rich and creamy peppermint mocha frappe is more dessert than healthy smoothie! With a decadent blend of coffee, chocolate pudding and crushed candies, this iced mocha frappuccino recipe is a delicious Holiday alternative to expensive Starbucks or McDonald’s coffee drinks.
Starbucks Iced Chocolate Almondmilk Shaken Espresso
This is an easy copycat Starbucks iced chocolate almondmilk shaken espresso recipe. With chocolate malt powder, espresso and almond milk it is a delicious dairy free iced shaken espresso coffee drink you can make at home in just a few minutes.
Copycat Starbucks Salted Cream Cold Foam Cold Brew
This copycat Starbucks drinks recipe is a yummy combination of caramel syrup, coffee and homemade salted cold foam. It is a unique flavor and such as refreshing drink to make at home.
One of the all time favorite Starbucks cold coffee drinks, this recipe shows you how to make the caramel frappuccino drink that Starbucks is famous for.
Flavored Iced Coffee Recipes
There are so many flavored coffee drinks, and here we share three iced coffee recipes with great Summer coffee flavors.
Iced Coffee And Chocolate Milk
This easy iced coffee recipe combines chocolate milk with coffee to make a simple, sweet iced mocha coffee that takes just a few minutes to prepare and enjoy.
Iced Caramel Macchiato
This easy iced caramel coffee recipe is a sweet and refreshing layered iced coffee. With a delicious combination of caramel syrup, milk and coffee, it tastes as good as it looks!
Easy Vanilla Iced Coffee
Of all the flavored iced coffee drinks, vanilla really is one of the most popular iced coffee flavors. This french vanilla iced coffee recipe uses espresso and vanilla syrup to make a strong and tasty iced coffee drink.
Coffee Smoothie Recipe Ideas
Coffee smoothie recipes are great for breakfast and afternoon tea, particularly in the summer months. Not only can you get your coffee fix, there are so many healthy ingredients you can add to the smoothie too.
Smoothies can be whipped up quickly and give you enough energy to keep you going throughout the day. You can even use left over coffee stored in the freezer or refrigerator. Here are some coffee smoothie recipes to try at home.
Healthy Banana Coffee Smoothie
This easy banana coffee smoothie recipe is the best smoothie recipe for coffee lovers. With a hint of vanilla and cacao and your choice of milk, this healthy coffee smoothie is the perfect way to start your day.
Dairy Free Coffee Smoothie
If you want to start your day with an energy packed smoothie without the dairy, this recipe is a good choice. With cold brew, almond milk and coffee ice cubes, it is quick and easy to prepare.
Iced Coffee Shake Recipes
Coffee shakes are always a popular choice. Combining the caffeine hit with the ice cold milk is a great treat on a hot summer day. If you love shakes, try one of these coffee milkshake recipes.
Reese Coffee Milkshake
This decadent cold coffee shake recipe is a yummy treat with a twist – a couple of spoons of REESE spread! Top with whipped cream for an extra treat.
Iced Coffee Milkshake
This coffee and cream milkshake recipe is quick and easy to make with instant coffee, ice cream and chocolate sauce.
Iced Mocha Coffee Protein Shake
This healthy cold coffee protein shake is a great option for breakfast as it is a mix between a smoothie and a shake. Made with almond milk, protein powder and a good dose of coffee, it is the perfect pick me up.
Healthy Cold Coffee Drinks Recipes
Now on to some extra healthy iced coffee recipe ideas! If you are trying to reduce your calorie intake and want to enjoy some Summer healthy drinks, here are some healthy tasty recipes.
Quick And Easy Proffee
A step by step guide on how to make proffee. Tiktok brought this protein coffee drink to everyone’s attention and here we share an easy coffee and protein recipe you can make at home.
Cold Brew Mocha Iced Coffee
With almond milk and cacao powder, this recipe uses a cold brew concentrate to make a tasty low cal iced coffee, perfect for summer.
Mocha Protein Smoothie
Full of protein, energy and caffeine, this mocha smoothie recipe makes the perfect start to the day. Gluten free and Paleo friendly, it makes a great alternative for breakfast.
Dairy Free Iced Latte
If you want to avoid dairy, but don’t enjoy black coffee, this quick iced coffee recipe uses homemade cashew milk and a shot of espresso over ice.
Vegan Coffee Banana Protein Smoothie
This iced coffee recipe is packed full of goodness (including some veggies!), and is a healthy, energy filled drink to start the day. Dairy free, gluten free and vegan, you will love this thick and creamy smoothie recipe.
Cold Vegan Coffee Drinks Recipes
These vegan iced coffee recipe ideas are super tasty and worth a try when the temperatures are on the rise!
Vegan Mocha Frappe
With just three ingredients, this vegan iced coffee frappe is so simple to make. Just have a stock of coffee ice cubes in the freezer and you are ready to make this cold coffee drink all Summer!
Vegan Coconut Coffee Shake
A unique tasting coffee with coconut yoghurt and white beans, check out this recipe if you are looking for a high energy breakfast shake with a twist.
Instant Cold Coffee Recipe Ideas
Dalgona Coffee Bubble Tea
This boba coffee recipe combines bubble tea pearls, milk tea and coffee whipped to perfection. A creamy, fun dalgona coffee recipe for bubble tea lovers.
Easy Instant Iced Coffee
Need a quick and easy coffee recipe? This is it! Instant coffee is blended with ice to create a thick creamy texture and a super cold and refreshing iced coffee drink.
Maple Iced Coffee With Instant Coffee
With a touch of maple syrup, this recipe is great for hot Summer days when you don’t want to drink milk. The perfect substitute for iced tea!
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