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7 Iced Coffee Recipes Using Coffee Bags

With the weather heating up, more people are reaching for iced coffee instead of hot coffee. That usually means we are spending way too much money on those expensive pretty iced coffees.

There is an easy way to save time and money, along with the planet, by making iced coffee at home, exactly the way you like it.

7 Iced Coffee Recipes Using Coffee Bags

Steeped Coffee’s pre-portioned, eco-friendly coffee bags allow you to steep a farm-to-cup brew nearly anywhere, sans the machine, waste, or harmful chemicals found in powdered coffee. No need to give up high-end coffee. With a Steeped Coffee Bag and a little bit of patience, your great-tasting, ethically-sourced glass of cold summer happiness is just a few minutes away.

Steeped, Inc. is all about premium coffee with a conscience. Its proprietary single-serve brewing system features Steeped Coffee Packs (think tea bags for coffee) to deliver locally sourced and roasted micro-batch coffee one delicious cup at a time. Nitro-sealed to preserve freshness, Steeped Coffee Packs are made with renewable and compostable materials and presented in recyclable packaging.

7 Iced Coffee Recipes Using Coffee Bags

The award-winning coffee experts at Steeped Coffee have some tips on preparing the perfect iced coffee. The secret to a classic iced coffee, says the Steeped team, is a well-crafted coffee concentrate. A good concentrate is also the basis for many other refreshing coffee drinks we associate with summer sipping. Read on for tantalizing recipes!

How to make the perfect Steeped Iced Coffee Concentrate

For each serving, you’ll need

  • 1 Steeped Coffee Pack
  • 1 10 oz. mug
  • Filtered water

Directions

  • Heat filtered water to 205 degrees, or just below boiling
  • Place Steeped Bag at bottom of the mug
  • Pour hot water over Steeped Bag until the mug is half full
  • Use string to dunk Steeped Bag 20 to 30 times over 1 minute
  • Leaving the Steeped Bag in, let the coffee steep for 5 to 7 minutes or more to taste
  • Remove Steeped Bag

Tips

  • To serve a crowd, make multiple batches of Concentrate. Store leftover Concentrate in the fridge.
  • Freeze Steeped coffee in ice cube trays. Use coffee cubes instead of regular ice cubes to avoid diluting your beverage.
  • Everyone knows the best way to enjoy iced coffee is through a straw. Be kind to the environment – buy reusable, dishwasher-safe metal straws!

Now it’s time to win summer with basic Steeped Iced Coffee and 6 decadent variations.

1. Steeped Iced Coffee

For each serving, you’ll need

  • 1 serving of Steeped Iced Coffee Concentrate (see above)
  • 1 10-oz. glass
  • Ice
  • Optional: sugar and creamer or dairy substitute such as unsweetened almond milk

Directions

  • Fill the glass to the top with ice
  • Slowly pour the Steeped Coffee Concentrate into the glass
  • Optional: top off with your favorite sweetener, creamer, or dairy substitute to taste. Stir and enjoy.

2. Steeped Iced Latte

You’ll need

  • Steeped Iced Coffee Concentrate (see above)
  • Milk
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Ice
  • Optional: sweetener or flavored coffee syrup to taste

Directions

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Add 1 part Steeped Ice Coffee Concentrate and 1 part milk.
  • Sweeten to taste, or replace sugar with flavored coffee syrup to make Vanilla Latte, Caramel Latte, etc.
  • Shake until foamy
  • Pour into a glass filled with ice

3. Steeped Blended (Frappuccino-Style) Coffee

You’ll need

  • Steeped Iced Coffee Concentrate (see above)
  • Milk
  • Blender
  • Ice
  • Whipped cream
  • Optional: sweetener or flavored coffee syrup to taste (see above)

Directions

  • Prepare as for Latte, but whir in a blender instead of a cocktail shaker.
  • Top with whipped cream to taste.

4. Steeped Iced Mocha

You’ll need

  • 1 serving of Steeped Iced Coffee Concentrate (see above)
  • Good quality chocolate syrup
  • Ice
  • Milk or cream to taste
  • Whipped cream

Directions

  • Prepare basic Steeped Iced Coffee as above
  • Pour over ice
  • Stir in chocolate syrup and milk or cream to taste
  • Top with whipped cream to taste

5. Steeped Vietnamese Iced Coffee

You’ll need

  • 1 serving of Steeped Iced Coffee Concentrate
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Ice

Directions

  • Prepare basic Steeped Iced Coffee as above, omitting sugar and creamer.
  • Stir in sweetened condensed milk to taste.
  • Pour into a tall glass over ice.

6. Steeped Thai Iced Coffee

7 Iced Coffee Recipes Using Coffee Bags

You’ll need

  • Extra-strong Steeped Iced Coffee Concentrate (allow the bag to steep a few extra minutes)
  • Sweetened condensed milk OR evaporated milk OR half-and-half
  • Ice
  • Ground cardamom

Directions

  • Prepare basic Steeped Iced Coffee as above.
  • Pour into a tall glass over ice.
  • Top with your choice of sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, or half-and-half, but DO NOT STIR. Sweeten to taste.
  • Sprinkle with ground cardamom

7. Steeped Spiked Iced Coffee

You’ll need

  • Steeped Iced Coffee Concentrate (see above)
  • Liqueur of your choice: hazelnut, orange, Irish cream, amaretto, etc.
  • Ice
  • Sweetener or creamer (optional)

Directions

  • Prepare basic Steeped Iced Coffee as above.
  • Pour into a tall glass over ice.
  • Stir in 1 shot of liqueur.
  • Sweeten and top with creamer to taste. Stir and enjoy.

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Jess Benoit

Jess is a homeschooling mama of 3, wife, gamer, Whovian, Nerd

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