You’ve got to give these creative and flavorful iced drinks a try before summer is over! These drinks are not just any old iced latte though, they are interesting takes on popular iced coffee drinks. We’ve got 13 recipes with everything from fruity, sparkly, minty, and everything in between. If you’re ready to break free from the ordinary, it’s time to try these interesting iced coffee drinks.
1. Espresso Tonic
An espresso tonic might sound odd, but you’ll be hooked after the first sip! It combines rich and classic espresso with crisp tonic for a refreshing pick-me-up like no other. Add some citrusy flavor with a slice of lemon, orange, or lime and you’ll understand why this coffee drink has become so popular.
2. Vanilla Bean Sweet Cream Cold Foam
This Starbucks copycat vanilla sweet cream cold foam is lightly sweetened and has real flecks of vanilla bean in it to take it over the top. Add it to your favorite iced coffee (cold brew, iced coffee, or an iced latte).
3. Iced Strawberry Latte
This Easy Iced Strawberry Latte Recipe has pretty layers of strong coffee, milk, and strawberry syrup served over ice cubes. This popular drink takes just 10 minutes to make and is super simple. It tastes like a treat!
4. Vegan Vietnamese Coffee
This iced coffee is prepared from condensed milk and robusta coffee for a perfectly sweet, creamy, and refreshing drink! It’s made in a traditional way, but
5. Orange Maple Frappuccino
This orange maple frappuccino recipe could be your next favorite summer-time coffee drink! It might sound like an odd combination, but it works! You’ll need to brew your coffee (with some fun additions) ahead of time, so plan ahead for this interesting drink.
6. Cold Coffee
In the Indian subcontinent, cold coffee means foamy, creamy, milkshake-style cold coffee – not what might come to mind when you hear cold coffee! To prepare this creamy at home, you’ll need basic ingredients like chilled milk, instant coffee powder, sugar, and water and it’s ready in less than 5 minutes.
7. Whipped Coffee
You might remember Dalgona coffee being all the rage in the spring of 2020! Also known as beaten coffee, Dalgona is basically instant coffee mixed with sugar to a custard-like consistency, served over cold milk. But if you want more coffee flavor, or you prefer not to use instant coffee, you’ve got to give this a try.
8. Mexican Iced Coffee
This easy Mexican iced coffee is a delicious, creamy and spiced with a Mexican cinnamon stick (canela). It’s easy to make with instant coffee and a few different milks for the extra creamy flavor and texture.
9. Greek Freddo Cappuccino
This three ingredient espresso drink is a type of iced coffee from Greece. The refreshing coffee recipe is made with strong espresso, then topped with thick cold foam.
10. Iced Protein Shake
Sweet, caffeinated, and deliciously frosty, this Iced Coffee Protein Shake doesn’t just taste good — it’ll also keep you fueled up until lunch! Perfect for breakfast on the go or as a post-workout snack, this Cold Brew Smoothie is my favorite way to start the day.
11. Copycat Philz Coffee Mint Mojito
Introducing the ultimate pick-me-up potion for all you coffee and mint lovers out there: my copycat Philz Mint Mojito Coffee recipe! This delightful concoction is like summer in a cup — a refreshing blend of cool mint and invigorating coffee that awakens your senses and revitalizes your day.
12. Coffee Lemonade
Sweet, refreshing and made with both orange and lemons, this coffee lemonade is an amazing drink for summer. Try it if you love something different.
13. Dirty Iced Matcha
Dirty Matcha Coffee is a creamy, refreshing iced beverage thay can be made in less than 5 minutes and has all the benefits of both coffee and matcha.
13. Vanilla Bean Sweet Cream Cold Foam
This sweet, creamy Iced Ube (purple yam) Latte is the perfect, colorful summer drink to add to your repertoire of homemade coffees. It uses ube extract for sweet ube-flavoring which is paired with deliciously refreshing coconut milk. Then it’s topped off with a strong frothy shot of espresso.