I have been making iced coffee for years and thought I had it down pretty good, but realized that there were some things absolutely necessary to making the “Perfect Iced Coffee” that I wasn’t doing. After some tweaks and countless exercises to improve my patience, which was somewhere along the lines of a spoiled-brat 3-year-old, I think I finally got it. Now, with just a little planning, you too could be enjoying an ice-cold glass of perfect iced coffee in just a few minutes.
There are four basic ingredients for the perfect iced coffee: Coffee, sweetener, cream/milk, and ice. Although not everyone likes their iced coffee sweetened or with cream/milk for that matter, my recipe has both of these. Don’t hate me because I feel the need to indulge.
So let’s start from the bottom up. Continue reading