Ever since my epic iced coffee kitchen meltdown FAIL I’ve wanted to make up for it.
And thanks to Pinterest, I got my chance.
You see, there’s a picture going around toting amazing-looking iced coffee and so I took the image—recipe unseen—and went for it.
First I froze some leftover coffee as ice cubes (thanks for the suggestion Mike!)…but I made sure to use a dingy half-broken tray just in case the coffee wrecked it or something.
OK that’s a boldfaced lie. I just don’t really have many ice cube trays and the non-junky ones already had ice brewin’ in them.
Anyway, so we had some coffee ice. Then I poured up a couple glasses of milk over top and thought that would be that. However, it wasn’t awesome.
It wasn’t gross either, it just didn’t taste quite right.
So we tried a few things. Chocolate syrup, more coffee, more milk.
Homemade iced coffee
But then I think I stumbled upon the solution: coffee syrup. I put a shot of chocolate mint in mine, added more milk, and AWESOME!
It was tasty.
In the end it was a good thing I didn’t care about my ice cube tray because it is super stained. But that’s OK because it now officially has the job of icing coffee cubes exclusively.
Oh, and I should also let you know I looked up the recipe the pin directed me to (after this whole incident of course) and it suggests pouring almond milk over the coffee cubes. That sounds pretty good too.