I’m not a fan of hot coffee. Don’t ask me why, I can’t explain it to you. It’s just one of things, like people who don’t like to eat fruit.
When I was in college I had a small obsession with those frapp-chocka-chino things which is exactly where my freshman 15 came from. That year, my friend and I met up for coffee one night and I was complaining that I really liked cold coffee but the frapp-chocka-chino things were too high in calories. So this friend (who happened to be barista) told me to try a carmael machiatto. It was love at first sip and half the calories.
Over the years I’ve tailored my taste to enjoy a low calorie iced coffee. I’ve also perfected my own recipe over time. In this post I’ll share a link to my weekly supply cold brew coffee recipe and show you how I make my own cold brew coffee ice cubes which help me achieve the most perfect cups of coffee I’ve ever had the pleasure of
gulping sipping. Regular ice cubes melt down over time leaving a watery layer on top of my perfectly concentrated cold brew. That’s no good. Keep in mind that these are also perfect for cooling down a cup of hot joe that’s a little too hot without waiting around.
Here’s how I made my own cubes and you can too!
- Cold Brew Coffee (Here’s my super easy recipe).
- Silicone Ice Cube Tray- I got mine at Target but you can also get them on Amazon in a 1 inch or 2 inch cube size. I prefer these over plastic ice trays. Arctic Chill Ice Cube Tray – 2 Pack – 1 Inch Cubes Keep Your Drink Cooled for Hours
Step 1: Fill your silicone ice cube tray with your cold brew coffee.
Step 2: Place your silicone tray into your freezer
Step 3: Remove cubes from freezer. Gently bend the corners of the silicone tray to loosen the cubes.
Step 4: Flip the tray upside down and gently press each cube out (that doesn’t just slide out on it’s own).
Step 5: Add your coffee cubes to your glass!
Step 6: Pour cold brew coffee over cold brew ice cubes.
Step 7: Add your favorite creamer (or just drink it plain) and enjoy!
I’d love to hear about your favorite brand of coffee as well as your favorite creamer in the comments section below! Oh, and be sure you pin this recipe for later!