Iced Latte or Iced Chai Latte at Home

Iced Latte at Home
Iced Latte. The perfect compromise between a cold, refreshing drink and an afternoon pick-me-up. On countless occasions I have shelled out a fist full of cash at a fancy coffee house (or M-place drive through) for what is essentially a strong cup of coffee poured over some ice. It is really, really easy to make this at home, saving money and time. I have one right now, in fact, and did not have to load the kids into the car to go fetch it.

Milk of your choice- fat free, 2%, raw, almond, whatever
(optional- shot of coffee shop syrup)

Freeze the milk of your choice in an ice cube tray.

Brew a pot of coffee in your French Press. Let it stand on the counter until lukewarm, or even overnight. Unlike conventional drip coffee makers, leaving coffee in a French Press will not burn it. It only gets stronger as it soaks, releasing the richer, nuttier tones of the coffee bean.

Fill a glass with frozen milk cubes. Pour the coffee over top, adding a shot of coffee shop syrup if you like, and stir.

Variation: Iced Chai Latte

Brew a strong cup of chai tea, and when it has cooled to lukewarm take out the tea bags. Pop in some frozen milk cubes, stir, and enjoy!

I shared this post with Frugal Friday, Make Your Own Monday, Martha Mondays,  Monday Mania,  Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways and Real Food Wednesday.


  1. That's a good idea. Will try it next hot day we have, which are few and far between!!

  2. Sounds interesting but I've never tried either one .......I guess there's always that first time, right?


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