– Are all the recipes the same?
If you love iced coffee, I guess, since you’re probably a serious coffee lover, you love the Starbucks iced coffee recipe. If you are reading this article, you have tasted and know what iced coffee is and you will have certainly tried a Starbucks iced coffee recipe. But iced coffee is not what you think. You don’t make a hot cup of coffee and wait for it to cool or let it cool in the freezer to make a glass of iced coffee. You couldn’t go wrong more! Yes, sure, iced coffee is a variety of hot coffee, but there is a method of brewing it, a different method than how hot coffee is brewed, and the Starbucks iced coffee recipe is just beautiful.
Making Iced Coffee – Tips and Tricks
Hot coffees are brewed while hot, but if you want to make iced coffee the way it was made at the start, you have to cold brew the coffee. Yes, you read that right – you don’t need to heat the coffee if you want to make iced coffee. All you need is a special pot, some cold water and some coarsely ground coffee beans! Or if you’d rather try the Starbucks iced coffee recipe below and you can be the judge.
o Pour cold water into the pot.
o Put the coarsely ground coffee beans.
Other ideas to try:
o Put some of the coffee you have made in the freezer and make ice cubes.
o Try adding a little sugar syrup and a little chocolate flavor.
o Top off your iced coffee with a generous helping of whipped cream, chocolate chips and a flake to really wow your friends – they’ll think you’re an iced coffee expert or a Starbucks coffee employee!
What will happen is that the cold water will extract the flavors from the coffee but will not extract the bitter compounds and fatty oils present in the beans. This means that the iced coffee, which is made, will have less acid than it would have had if it had been hot brewed. Coffee made using this method was originally called iced coffee. This method was invented in 1962 by a chemical engineer, Todd Simpson, and his company still exists today (it’s called Toddy Products).
If you choose to brew iced coffee using the hot brew method, you should place the coffee in the refrigerator once it has reached room temperature. If you allow it to get colder than that, it may lose its flavor.
Starbucks Iced Coffee Recipe:
o 2 shots of espresso (3 oz)
o 1/4 cup granulated sugar
o 2 1/2 cups low fat milk
o 1 tbsp. pectin OR 1 tsp. pectin + 1 tsp. arrowroot
1. Add the sugar to the espresso. Fresh mix.
2. Stir the milk and pectin into the espresso mixture until the pectin is dissolved.
3. Fill a glass with ice and serve the mixture over ice or pour the contents of the glass into the blender and mix for 30 to 45 seconds. Enjoy!