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Vanilla Cinnamon Iced Coffee

Glass of vanilla iced coffee with chocolate dripping.

Vanilla Cinnamon Iced Coffee

Vanilla Cinnamon Iced Coffee is so easy and refreshing, you will want to make this recipe every day. Loaded with cinnamon and hints of brown sugar, topped off with cool cinnamon and sugar coffee ice cubes, no fancy equipment needed.

Read on for the entire ingredient list, simple instructions, and printable recipe. Enjoy this Vanilla Cinnamon Iced Coffee any time of the year but, especially for a cool summer drink!

2 tall glasses with polka dot straws with coffee beans and coffee ice cubes.

Things You Will Need:

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Make It:

Start off by making coffee ice cubes in advance, I normally make them the night before so I can wake up and make this amazing coffee drink. Brew 3 cups of coffee and add 1/2 teaspoon of fresh ground cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of sugar.

Stir until blended and pour into ice cube tray, let stand in freezer overnight. As they melt in your hot coffee, they release swirls of cinnamon and sugar reminiscent of a snickerdoodle cookie.

Milk being poured into iced coffee in a clear glass with a polka dot straw.
Vanilla Cinnamon Iced Coffee
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Vanilla Cinnamon Iced Coffee

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Ice Cube Freezing Overnight: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 10 minutes

Vanilla Cinnamon Iced Coffee is loaded with cinnamon and hints of brown sugar, topped off with cool cinnamon and sugar coffee ice cubes. Tastes similar to a snickerdoodle. It makes for such a delicious treat!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup espresso or strong brewed coffee, hot

Instructions

  1. Pour the milk into your coffee mug, add the sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Stir well.
  2. Heat the milk in the microwave for about 30 seconds in a coffee mug.
  3. Pour coffee or espresso into a mug, then pour the warm milk into the mug with the espresso. Spoon out any remaining foamy milk if left and set aside, let cool for about 5 minutes.
  4. Take the ice cube tray out of the freezer and fill a tall glass with the premade coffee ice cubes. You can just use regular ice.
  5. Pour coffee over ice cubes and add more cold milk if desired. 
  6. As an added treat you can also put all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth if you prefer your ice crushed.
  7. As an option, you can add whipped cream, chocolate syrup or chocolate shavings.

Notes

Make sure to prepare the coffee ice cubes overnight. That way, it takes you less time to prepare your delicious iced coffee. If you don't have the coffee ice cubes, you will have to wait a few hours to enjoy it. I avoid this by making a couple of trays and having them at the ready for whenever the craving hits! It's an easy excuse to whip something a little fancy for guests when they come a callin'. You can always opt out and use regular ice cubes, no worries there!

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Enjoy It Every Day!

This coffee can be made very simply or decadently. That’s the best part! You can top it with whipped cream, and chocolate fudge or you can just enjoy it with milk and ice cubes. If you want to shake it up, you can even blend it all for a frappe option!

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68 Comments

  1. omg you had me at cinnamon and vanilla coffee but adding it to an iced coffee- YUM! cant wait to try it this weekend when we hopefully have warmer weather!

  2. I need this drink in my life! It looks so delicious and refreshing. Plus, it’s such a pretty drink with all the swirls.

  3. This looks like a tasty drink! I’m sure I’d love the flavors. I’ve always loved things with cinnamon.

  4. I husband is a coffee fiend. If I made this for him he would beg for three more. I might just do it as a surprise because I know he would love it.

  5. I’m not even a coffee drinker and I want one of these. That is the creamiest drink I have ever seen!

  6. Oh wow, this looks soooo good! I love the combination of vanilla and cinnamon, it seems like the perfect mix of flavors. I need to up my coffee game, this would be a great dessert or drink option.

  7. I just started drinking coffee this winter, so I’ve only ever had hot coffee. I am excited to try this recipe once it warms up here.

  8. I am drooling! I like coffee but sometimes it is boring to drink the same coffee everyday. I need this!

  9. I don’t drink much coffee, but I wouldn’t mind starting my morning with this iced coffee. It sounds so delicious!

  10. I love iced coffees. They’re one of my fave beverages when the weather is hot. That looks delicious!

  11. I mean does it even get better than iced coffee? Oh yes it does. Vanilla Cinnamon Iced Coffee! YUM! I am headed to the kitchen right now to give this recipe a try! YUM!

  12. This sounds like a delicious combination of flavors! It probably sounds crazy, but I have never made my own iced coffee! I’ll have to give this a try.

  13. Wow – this looks really good and not too difficult to make. I hadn’t thought of cinnamon and sugar for a drink!

  14. Oh, how I adore Iced Coffee! I can’t drink hot coffee, so its always a treat to have a good cold one!

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