Beat the heat and save your bank account with these iced coffee recipes. Chill out, your barista will forgive you.

On a muggy morning, the last thing you want is a steaming hot cup of coffee. We are quickly approaching that time of year when we make the switch from hot to iced coffee, and you’ll be happy to learn that iced coffee lends itself to a surprising variety of recipes. While some feel cold coffee tends to lack the same comforting effects, our list of mouthwatering iced coffee recipes will make you forget all about the warm stuff. Besides, you’re hot enough already.

Maple Vanilla Iced Coffee

Iced coffee with maple syrup

Try this rich and creamy iced coffee recipe. Drizzled in vanilla-infused maple syrup, you’ll get your buzz in the sweetest way.

Ice Cubes
1 cup cold-brewed iced coffee concentrate
2 tablespoons maple-vanilla syrup (recipe below)
Half & Half if desired

Maple Vanilla Syrup:
1 cup pure maple syrup
1 vanilla bean, sliced open vertically and seeds scraped
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

 Find full recipe here

(image sourced via kitchentreaty)