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Summer 2020: Make Refreshing Coffee Drinks At Home, From Latte To Frappe

Beat the heat with simple and easy coffee drinks at home, using just a handful of ingredients.

How to make delicious cold coffee at home

Looking for refreshing beverages to keep cool this summer? If you love coffee as much as we do, then there's no better way to beat the heat and charge up mid-work by sipping on delicious cold coffee. While at it, why not explore with different ingredients and shake up a range of delightful coffee drinks at home? There are many easy ways you can create coffee drinks on your own - from lattes to frappes, using just a handful of ingredients. To get you started, we bring you coffee recipes that you will love.


How To Make Cold Coffee At Home

Cold coffee is an all-time favourite summer drink. If you miss sipping on cold coffee from your favourite cafe in the city, then it's time to take things into your own hands and make it at home. All you need is coffee, milk, sugar and ice. For those looking for some indulgence, you can also add in ice cream and top it with chocolate syrup or caramel. Here's a super simple way to make cold coffee at home.

(Also read: The Ultimate Guide To Brewing The Perfect Cup Of Coffee)

Refreshing Cold Coffee Recipes

Sherri Johns, coffee specialist and Head Judge and Mentor at Araku Coffee shares three refreshing cold coffee recipes to beat the heat:

1. Araku Spritz

60 ml cold coffee (may be made with a cold brew or a strong brewed coffee allowed to chill)

60 ml sparkling water

A few ice cubes

1 lemon wedge

(Also read: What Makes A Good Cup Of Coffee? At Araku We Get A Lesson)


Araku Spritz


  • Fill a glass with a few ice cubes. Add sparkling water and coffee, and then stir.

  • Rub the rim of a tall glass with a lemon wedge.

  • Serve with a lemon wedge on the side.

2. OOh La Latte


Almond milk


Ooh La Latte


  • Brew fresh coffee and let it cool. Pour it into an ice cube tray and freeze overnight.

  • In the morning, remove the tray from the freezer and place the coffee ice cubes in a tall glass.

  • Add chilled almond milk and stir.

3. Sweet Banana Frappe

2 cups chilled coffee

1 cup chocolate ice cream

1 ripe banana

Chocolate shavings or powder to garnish


Sweet Banana Frappe


  • Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and garnish with chocolate shavings.

Tip: For a low calorie variation, try nonfat chocolate yogurt instead of ice cream and replace normal banana with a frozen banana.


Keep calm and drink refreshing coffee beverages this summer.

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