10 Easy And Delicious Homemade Coffee Recipes

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Are you stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic or are you simply finding that you spend way too much money on lattes each week? If you answered yes to either of those questions, maybe it’s time that you try your hand at these homemade coffee recipes!

Making your coffee at home will not only save you money, but it will also allow you to dictate which specific ingredients go into your drink. While this can be true for cafes, it won’t cost you an extra dollar to adjust your milk of choice or to add in a different type of sugar. As you begin to experiment with different ingredients you might start to realize just how fun making your own latte is!

If you’re stuck at home, or too busy to run out to get a delicious coffee, here are 10 delicious homemade coffee recipes.

1. Cold-Time Classic: Iced Vanilla Latte

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An iced vanilla latte is a fusion of flavors that coffee lovers can indulge in during both warm weather or colder seasons. It’s savory, delicious, and all made in the comfort of your home.


  • 1 cup of chilled coffee
  • 1/4 cup milk or cream (for those on diet, a recommendation would be to use low-fat milk and decrease the syrup amount)
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla syrup
  • 1/2 cup of ice cubs

How to make it

  1. Brew a cup of your favorite coffee and refrigerate it until it is chilled.
  2. Prepare 1 glass by filling it with ice.
  3. In the glass, pour in the coffee, milk/cream, and vanilla syrup.
  4. Stir until the ingredients are combined and enjoy!

2. Mocha Latte

While many of these homemade coffee recipes are delicious, this one will satisfy both coffee cravings and chocolate cravings at the same time. This chocolate-rich recipe, or typically known as mocha madness recipe will perk up your taste buds at any time of the day with this delicious mix!


  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • double shot of espresso
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • Whipped cream

How to make it

  1. Pull a double shot of espresso, then top of with milk of choice.
  2. Mix in the cocoa powder and top with whipped cream.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

3. A Flavor-Packed Cold Brew 

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Want to upgrade your traditional cold brew? Take your senses to a whole new level by trying some homemade syrups to give you a tasty experience.


  • Double shot of espresso
  • 1/2 cup milk or creamer
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • Mix and match from the following menu: almond syrup, cinnamon brown sugar syrup, sugar syrup, vanilla bean syrup, or blackberry syrup.

How to make it

  1. Grab your favorite mug and fill it with the ice cubs.
  2. Add in the coffee, creamer/milk, and cinnamon.
  3. Add in syrups of choice and enjoy!

4. Honey Cinnamon Iced Latte

If you are looking for something sweet, light, and natural, nothing beats a honey cinnamon iced latte. Not only is this latte incredibly tasty, but it’s refreshing too!


  • 1 cup of cold-brewed coffee depending on the brew strength you prefer
  • 1/2 cup milk or creamer
  • 1/4 cup of honey-cinnamon syrup
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder

How to make it

  1. Brew a cup of your favorite coffee and refrigerate it until it is chilled.
  2. Grab your favorite glass and add the ice.
  3. Gradually add the chilled coffee and milk/creamer, stirring, until it is smooth and combined.
  4. To add a little bit of sweet and spice, add the syrup.
  5. To finish, sprinkle the cinnamon powder on top and enjoy!

5. Low Carb Cafe Mocha

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Sometimes you want a sugary mocha latte, but other days you might be craving a healthier, lighter option to the original recipe. This low carb cafe mocha is the perfect mix of flavors but won’t weigh you down with the typical sugar crash.


  • 1 cup of chilled coffee
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • Stevia to taste
  • Ice

Note: Try using low-fat milk and unsweetened cocoa powder to cut the calories in your drink

How to make it

  1. Brew a cup of your favorite coffee and refrigerate it until it is chilled.
  2. Grab your favorite glass, fill with ice, and top with chilled coffee.
  3. Blend together the almond milk, cocoa powder, and stevia then pour over the coffee and enjoy!

6. Skinny Vanilla Iced Coffee

One of the best ways to kick off a hot summer day is with a skinny vanilla iced coffee. If you are looking to cut carbs or simply want to stay away from sugar early in the morning then this iced coffee is just for you.

It’s delicious, low-sugar, and incredibly satisfying.


  • 1 cup of chilled coffee
  • 1/2 cup vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 cup of ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon of sugar/substitute or a natural sweetener like stevia
  • 1 cup of water

How to make it

  1. Brew a cup of your favorite coffee and refrigerate it until it is chilled.
  2. To prepare the vanilla syrup, combine stevia and water in a saucepan. Stir over medium heat until it is dissolved, then stir in the vanilla.
  3. Grab a glass, fill it with ice, and top with the chilled coffee.
  4. Pour 2 tbsp of the vanilla syrup over the iced coffee and enjoy!

7. Chilled Nutella Coffee

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Having the same cup of coffee every day can provide routine, but it can also get old. If you’re looking to switch up your flavor, try out this Nutella based coffee. It’s the perfect combination of chocolate and caffeine, turning your bland coffee into a dessert-like drink.


  • 1 cup of chilled coffee
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp Nutella
  • Ice cubes
  • Whipped cream and chocolate chips (optional)

How to make it

  1. When you make your coffee, add the Nutella to it and stir it until it dissolves.
  2. Refrigerate the coffee/Nutella mix until it is cold.
  3. Grab a glass and fill it with ice.
  4. Pour the coffee mixture into the glass add the milk.
  5. Top it with whipped cream and sprinkle some chocolate chips if desired.

8. Fresh Mint Iced Coffee

With summer approach and the temperatures rising, you might find yourself craving a refreshing iced coffee come afternoon. Creating a fresh mint iced coffee at home is not only cost-effective but it’s also delicious. If you enjoy thin mint Girl Scout cookies, then this drink is perfect for you.


  • 4 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1 cup of coffee
  • 1 tbsp of heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 1 tbsp simple syrup
  • 1 cup of ice

How to make it

  1. Brew a cup of your favorite coffee and refrigerate it until it is chilled.
  2. Muddle the mint leaves in a large glass.
  3. Fill the glass with ice, and pour in the coffee, heavy cream, and simple syrup.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

9. Iced Ube Latte

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Have you ever tried an Ube? It’s a purple yam that goes well in veggie dishes, but also in lattes. You might be wondering if you read that right, so to clarify — you did. It’s a great addition to lattes, adding a natural sweetness to the coffee.

You might be reading this with a confused expression on your face, but once you try it you will understand the hype.


  • 2 shots of espresso
  • 8 ounces almond milk
  • 8 ounces of coconut milk
  • 6 ounces of rice milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 teaspoons ube extract
  • crushed ice

How to make it

  1. In a large pitcher, combine the almond milk, coconut milk, and rice milk.
  2. Gradually add in the sugar and cinnamon while stirring.
  3. Then, add in the ube extract and mix it until it is well-combined.
  4. Fill a glass with ice, pouring two shots of espresso over it.
  5. Pour 3/4 cup of the horchata mix over the expresso and enjoy.

10. Rosewater Cardamom Iced Latte

If you are feeling like experimenting, this rosewater cardamom iced latte is perfect. It’s a delicious mix of spice, caffeine, and floral notes, perfect as a springtime refresher.


  • 1 cup of chilled coffee
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 tbsp of crushed cardamom pods
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosewater
  • Ice cubes


  1. Brew a cup of your favorite coffee and refrigerate it until it is chilled.
  2. Crush the cardamom pods.
  3. Add the milk and crushed cardamon to a saucepan, keeping it at medium heat for 20 minutes.
  4. Add in the rosewater, and continue to heat on medium for another 10 minutes.
  5. Strain the cardamom from the mixture, then refrigerate until chilled.
  6. Grab a glass and pour in the ice cubs.
  7. Add the coffee to the glass, then the milk mixture.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

In all of these homemade coffee recipes, do not hesitate to try new ideas or concepts in prepping your drink. You might find that you like an unconventional recipe, or that adding something like sea-salt to your mocha latte is the perfect ingredient addition.

Aside from satisfying your coffee cravings, experimenting in the kitchen might show you that you may even enjoy the simple pleasure of creating a coffee and enjoying it by yourself.

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