I love me a goood cup of coffee but sometimes in this warm weather a hot cuppa isn’t what I reach for. A goood mug of spiced, iced coffee takes care of that caffeine crave in the most pleasant way.
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Offering iced coffee to guests is also a nice alternative to the more frequently served summer iced tea and lemonade.Have you noticed that some beverages seem to be more accepted at a certain time of day? Not so with iced coffee. It works perfectly at a breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner and any other get together!One more promotion for spiced, iced coffee: it helps curb that hot weather malady of eating too much ice cream!My recommendation? Try this simple recipe for iced coffee and enjoy a pleasurable cool down with great taste.
Spiced Iced Coffee
- 24 ounces of boiling water + 24 ounces of cold water
- 16 tablespoons of ground coffee
- 1 heaping teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1 heaping teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
- raw sugar
- half and half
- Line pitcher with coffee filter and add 8 tablespoons of coffee grounds. Add the spices and gently stir. Add the remaining 8 tablespoons of coffee grounds.
- Pour boiling water over coffee grounds, being careful to not let the water go above the filter.
- Once all of the boiling water has been poured through the coffee grounds, remove filter and add another 24 ounces of cold water to the pitcher.
- In the bottom of a glass, add 1-2 tablespoons of raw sugar. Fill with ice and then pour coffee over the top of the ice. Add desired amount of half and half. Stir to dissolve sugar.
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