Cool Off with Cold Coffee & Tea

Here are recipes and tips for refreshing ice cold coffee and tea concoctions.  Grab a glass, sit back and sip happily.

Iced Ginger Latte – A cold milk refresher, whipped up with a spicy snap of ginger and a sweet orange finish.

Iced Caramel Mocha Latte – A decadent dessert in a cup, made with coffee, milk, dark chocolate and caramel syrup.

Dairy-Free Iced Coffee –  A dairy-free treat, iced coffee topped with cold frothed almond milk

Watermelon Lime Iced Tea – Hibiscus tea, with its distinctive floral fragrance, enhanced with fresh watermelon, lime and agave syrup.

Strawberry Basil Iced Tea – This black tea beverage showcases summer freshness with the addition of strawberries and basil.

Blueberry Mango Iced Tea – A cool twist on iced tea, featuring blueberries and mango chunks.  Use fresh or frozen.

The Capresso froth Select has a handy Cold Froth setting that can froth up to 16 ounces at once.  Simple one-button operation and illuminated controls make it easy.  The removable stainless steel pitcher is dishwasher safe.  Dual auto shut-off ensures safety.  Four settings – Cold Froth, Hot Froth, Hot Milk and Hot Chocolate – inspire beverage creativity.

Custom brew iced tea from mild to strong at the touch of a button with the Capresso Iced Tea Maker.  Beautiful 80 oz. glass pitcher with removable lid and easy-pour spout, for brewing, serving and refrigerator storage.  It accommodates loose tea or tea bags and has a removable water tank and permanent filter.  Fresh fruit and herbs can be added directly into the pitcher to infuse flavor.

Iced Tea Ice Cubes For Entertaining

A delicious way to keep your iced tea sweet (and not watered down!), even on the hottest days. Check out how we use the Iced Tea Maker to make these DIY ice cubes.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 (10-ounce) bag mixed frozen berries
  • 8 black tea bags

Directions:

  1. Fill pitcher with berries and ice to the ice level marking and place pitcher with lid onto the machine.
  2. Add tea bags to the brew basket and close lid.
  3. Turn on machine and let brew.
  4. After brewing, pour tea into ice cube molds.
  5. Freeze until solid, approximately 6 hours.
  6. Add to your favorite iced tea, cocktail or wine.

Creamsicle Frothed Cocktail

It’s hot. Cold froth setting on the froth Select to the rescue. This Creamsicle recipe is the perfect summer treat.

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces orange juice
  • 4 ounces milk
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 1 cup ice
  • 2 ounces vodka (optional)
  • More milk for froth

Directions:

  1. Froth milk and powdered sugar on the cold froth setting of the froth Select.
  2. Add orange juice and vodka and continue to froth on the cold froth setting.
  3. Pour into glass filed with ice and enjoy!

Dairy-Free Iced Coffee

Change up your iced coffee in the coolest way by topping it with dairy-free cold froth from the Capresso froth Select.

Ingredients:

  • Coffee, chilled
  • Almond milk

Directions:

  1. Brew coffee according to the Capresso ST300 directions. Cool.
  2. Froth almond milk on the cold froth setting of the froth Select.
  3. Pour coffee over ice. Top coffee with froth and enjoy.

 

Café Ole

Jazz up your regular morning coffee. We’re sharing a quick, easy recipe to kick-start your day.

Ingredients:

  • Coffee
  • 2% milk

Directions:

  1. Brew coffee according to Capresso ST300 directions.
  2. Froth milk on the cold froth setting of the froth Select.
  3. Pour coffee in glass. Top coffee with froth and enjoy!

Iced Tea Spritzer

Cheers to long weekends, blue skies and Iced Tea Spritzers. We’re using the Iced Tea Maker to make this refreshing beverage.

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Ingredients: 

1 (16-ounce) bag frozen peaches

6 peach tea bags

Club soda

Grapefruit and basil for garnish

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Directions:

  1. Place sliced frozen peaches in the pitcher. Fill pitcher with ice to the ice level marking and place pitcher with lid onto the machine.
  2. Add tea bags to the brew basket and close lid.
  3. Turn on machine and let brew.
  4. After brewing, pour tea into glass with ice and top with soda water for a fizz.
  5. Garnish with lemon and rosemary and enjoy!

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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4 servings

  • 16-oz chocolate milk
  • 4-oz chocolate chips
  • 1⁄2 tsp peppermint extract
  • Marshmallows and candy cane, for garnish

Insert the frothing disk, add milk to frothing pitcher and choose the CHOC setting on your froth Select. Start the cycle by pressing the center of the Selector dial. After a few minutes the illuminated light around the selector dial will start to blink, remove the lid, make sure to add all the white chocolate chips before the illuminated light stops blinking. Add 1⁄2 tsp peppermint extract, replace lid and wait for the frother to automatically shut off. Pour into glasses, and top with marshmallows and candy cane.

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