Refreshing coffee enjoyment in summer: simply make iced coffee & Co. yourself

In the past two years, many have used their free time and vacation pay to spruce up their homes and gardens. What could be nicer than meeting up with the gang in your own garden paradise for a few drinks and snacks?
We’ll tell you our top 5 of the best recipes for cold coffee specialties that you can easily prepare yourself at home. With these homemade delicacies you are guaranteed to delight your visitors in terms of taste and appearance!
The basis of every cold coffee specialty is aromatic coffee. Take a look at our overview of the most popular types of coffee to find the perfect coffee for your taste.

Make your own iced coffee – the classic among cold coffee specialties

If you like ice cream and coffee, you have to love your homemade iced coffee. And best of all, it only takes 5 to 10 minutes to prepare. Just remember that you start preparing early enough as the coffee needs to be cool for a while.


All you need to make your own iced coffee is:​

    • • Coffee (espresso)
    • • Milk
    • • Cream

Step-by-step instructions: Make your own iced coffee

      1. Prepare your favorite coffee (we recommend espresso).
      2. Chill the coffee for about 2 hours.
      3. Pour some milk into a tall glass (e.g. cow’s milk or oat milk).
      4. Pour the coffee into the glass.
      5. Put a whipped cream on top of your homemade iced coffee (home-whipped or spray cream).
      6. Garnish according to your taste (e.g. with cocoa powder, chocolate shavings, chocolate or caramel sauce, coffee beans and waffles).
      7. Serve with a glass straw and a spoon.

Make your own iced latte – latte macchiato, a pleasure even in summer

Anyone who thinks it’s much too hot for a latte macchiato in the summer has tried the summer edition: the iced latte is perfect for hot summer days and is much easier to prepare than a latte macchiato.


All you need to make your own Iced Latte is:

    • • Ice cubes
    • • Espresso
    • • Milk

Step-by-step instructions: Make your own Iced Latte​

      1. Put ice cubes in a glass.
      2. Prepare a double espresso.
      3. Pour the double espresso into the glass.
      4. Add milk (e.g. almond milk) and sweeten with caramel syrup if necessary.
      5. Garnish your homemade Iced Latte with cocoa powder.
      6. Serve with a spoon and a glass straw if you like.

Make your own Iced Caramel Macchiato – the sweet temptation

If you want your Iced Latte a little sweeter, you can do everything right with an Iced Caramel Macchiato. We recommend that you use a caramel sauce instead of a syrup, then the caramel taste experience will be even more intense.


All you need to make your own Iced Caramel Macchiato is:​

    • • Ice cubes
    • • Milk
    • • Vanilla syrup
    • • Caramel sauce
    • • Espresso

Step-by-step instructions: Make your own Iced Caramel Macchiato

      1. Add ice cubes and milk (e.g. cow’s milk or almond milk) to a glass.
      2. In a mug, add vanilla syrup and caramel sauce.
      3. Prepare an espresso in this cup.
      4. Mix together the vanilla syrup, caramel sauce and espresso.
      5. Pour the espresso mixture into the glass.
      6. Add some caramel sauce to it.
      7. Put a milk froth crown on your homemade Iced Caramel Macchiato.
      8. Garnish with caramel sauce.
      9. Serve with a spoon.

Make your own sparkling espresso – the cool summer shot for in between

If you need to be quick, or for a caffeine kick in between, the espresso is incredibly popular, even on warm days.

All you need to make Sparkling Espresso yourself is:

    • • Espresso
    • • Ice cubes
    • • Sparkling water

Step-by-step instructions: Make Sparkling Espresso yourself

      1. Prepare an espresso shot.
      2. Put ice cubes in a shaker.
      3. Sweeten with syrup if needed.
      4. Add fresh mint if needed.
      5. Add the espresso.
      6. Shake it Baby: Now mix all the ingredients in the shaker.
      7. Put some ice cubes in a glass.
      8. Pour the mixture from the shaker into the glass.
      9. Add a dash of carbonated water.
      10. Garnish your homemade sparkling espresso to taste (e.g. with mint)

Cold coffee drinks are quick and easy to prepare yourself

As you can see, you can make iced coffee & Co. yourself with very few ingredients. Most cold coffee drinks only last five minutes. You probably have all the main ingredients at home in summer. So get your coffee – your visitors will be delighted!