I love my morning cup of steaming, hot coffee, but when the weather turns hot, I switch it up with iced coffee.  This is a super, simple recipe for making a delicious cup of joe without spending money at the coffee shop!

I love a good cup of coffee. I usually take my with a little cream. When I want to get fancy, I splurge on a “skinny” vanilla latte. Now, here’s the thing. When it’s hot outside, which living in the South mean sky high humidity, I can only drink something hot first thing in the morning. That’s why I had to some up with a way to get my caffeine fix in the afternoons. I did a little research and found out that I can make my own “cold brew” right at home. All I need is some good coffee, my french press or some cheese cloth and a bowl. Add in some cold water and a little time and you’ve got the makings of something great.

Iced Coffee

When the weather turns hot, switch up your morning with iced coffee. 
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com


  • 1/2 cup ground coffee - Caribou Colombian
  • 4 cups water


  • Pour into a french press and let sit 16 hours or overnight.
  • You can also use a container covered with a cheese cloth - add coffee and slowly pour water over to strain. May take several times pouring water but worth it!
  • Once you have your "juice", store in fridge until ready to use.


It makes enough for about 3 large cups of iced coffee.
I mix mine with sugar free vanilla skim 1/2 & 1/2 and ice.

Easy to Make Iced Coffee

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