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How to Maked Iced Coffee with Mint Chocolate Flavor

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Where are all of my coffee lovers at? This cold-brewed Mint Chocolate Iced Coffee drink is for you. This is a bold and refreshing twist on your favorite morning beverage. This iced coffee is lightly flavored with fresh mint, cold brewed for a smooth flavor, and served over chocolate-cream ice cubes. Yes, we had a lot of fun making (and drinking) this recipe! (And we got to skip the drive-thru by making our coffee at home!)

How to Make Iced Coffee with Fresh Mint and Chocolate

How to Make Iced Coffee with Fresh Mint and Chocolate. Because you can’t have mine.

I have a pet peeve. Coffee beverages that just don’t taste like coffee. Where all you can taste is the creamer or sweetener. I’m like “where did my coffee go?”

Sad face.

When I drink iced coffee, I want to taste the coffee.  Not a milk shake.

This is not a problem with Folgers® Coffeehouse Blend. No matter how you choose to brew, the rich, bold coffee flavor is there. Wake up, sunshine!

 

Folgers coffee house

 

This is another one of our recipes where we wish scratch and sniff your computer screen was a thing. GAH! When you open this…the coffee smells so good. You know what I’m talking about.

You can find Folgers Coffeehouse Blend at your local Kroger. It is available in traditional coffee grounds or in a 12 pack of K-cups for your single-serve brewing system.

 

How to Make Iced Coffee with Folgers

 

Folgers creates a wide variety of coffee blends, perfect for traditional brewing methods to what’s hot right now. Or in our case, what’s cold right now!

The best part is that Folgers Coffeehouse Blend can be used in a traditional coffee maker, French press, or cold brew.

 

Fresh mint leaves in a measuring cupp

 

Cold brewing coffee is a simple method to get smooth coffee taste that is chilled and ready to pour over ice. It takes a little time, but if you mix it and put in the fridge at night, it will be ready to greet you in the morning with that unmistakable Folgers coffee aroma.

So you wanna know how to make iced coffee even more refreshing?

Fresh mint!

Coffee grounds, fresh mint in the bottom of a clear glass pitcher

 

Mix coffee grounds with fresh mint and cold water. Stir and chill for 12 hours.

Yep ….that’s it.

 

Cold water in a glass pitcher full of coffee grounds and mint leaves

 

Before serving, simply strain the coffee-mint mixture through a coffee filter or cheese cloth into another container. Look at that gorgeous, rich coffee color.  Perfect for iced coffee!

Click here to learn more about cold-brewing and French press brewing methods from Folgers Coffeehouse blend.

 

Iced coffee being poured through a filter

 

But where’s the chocolate??? I told you we had fun making this iced coffee recipe.

The chocolate is in the ice cubes. Yep, we blended cocoa powder, more coffee (because…well…coffee) and creamer and froze them in ice cube trays.

No more watered-down iced coffee for me!

 

Homemade coffee + chocolate cream ice cubes.

 

You can add more creamer and sweetener to your slightly minty, coffee-loaded beverage if you’d like.

Me? I liked the way the flavor of this Mint Chocolate Iced Coffee changed as the ice cubes melted.

The sweetener and creamer and chocolate swirls into the minted-coffee as the cubes melt, making each sip just a little sweeter. But you will always taste the coffee! And that’s the best part.

 

This Mint Chocolate Iced Coffee is lightly flavored with fresh mint, cold brewed for a smooth flavor, and served over chocolate-cream ice cubes.

 

We can’t wait for you to try this Mint Chocolate Iced Coffee and let us know what you think. Feel free to experiment with different amounts of creamer, sweetener, chocolate, mint and coffee until you get YOUR perfect iced coffee.

Enjoy!

 

 

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How to Make Iced Coffee with Fresh Mint and Chocolate

An easy way to cold brew your iced coffee with the flavors of fresh mint and chocolate. Plus get our how-to on making chocolate + coffee flavored ice cubes for more coffee flavor.

Course Drinks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 12 hours
Servings 4
Calories 55 kcal
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For the Cold Brewed Mint Iced Coffee

  • 4 cups cold water
  • 3/4 cup Folgers Coffeehouse Blend coffee grounds
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed mint leaves torn

For the Chocolate Coffee Ice Cubes

  • 1 1/2 cups traditionally brewed coffee
  • 1/3 cup half and half more to taste
  • 2 TB sugar more to taste
  • 3 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder more to taste

Cook That

For the Cold Brewed Mint Iced Coffee

  1. Combine the water, coffee grounds and mint leaves in a pitcher, bowl or large jar. Stir to combine. Refrigerate for 12 hours.
  2. Using a coffee filter and strainer, pour the cold brewed coffee mixture into another pitcher or jar.

For the Chocolate Coffee Ice Cubes

  1. Combine the coffee, half and half cream, sugar, and cocoa powder unti well blended. Carefully pour into ice cube trays and freeze until solid.
  2. To serve, place ice cubes in a tall glass. Pour the mint coffee over the top. Add more cream and sweetener to taste. Keep in mind the coffee will get more chocolately and sweeter as the ice cubes melt.
  3. Garnish with fresh mint!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional values are estimated and do not include any additional sweeteners other than what is stated in this recipe. Varies based on how many ice cubes you use, etc. 

 

Nutrition Facts
How to Make Iced Coffee with Fresh Mint and Chocolate
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 55 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Potassium 113mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Sugars 6g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 6.2%
Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 4.2%
Iron 2.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

How to Make Iced Coffee that tastes like coffee and not a milkshake. Flavored with fresh mint and chocolate for a refreshing burst of morning energy. #howtomakeicedcoffee #icedcoffee #coffeedrink

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  • Reply
    cricketsconfections
    June 11, 2017 at 9:47 am

    I love mint chocolate, but never thought to pair with coffee. How creative!

  • Reply
    Nayna Kanabar
    June 11, 2017 at 12:35 pm

    wow what a wonderful innovative coffee, I would never have thought you can add mint to coffee.I also love the trick with the chocolate ice cubes!!!

  • Reply
    Christina Conte
    June 11, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Now that is a unique combination of flavors! Looks refreshing!

    • Reply
      Teri
      June 14, 2017 at 9:02 am

      Thank you so much, Christina! We have a flower bed FULL of mint, and when we had a chance to try this coffee I wanted to try to get that flavor in the drink without overpowering it. Turned out great!

  • Reply
    Dannii
    June 11, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Mint and chocolate has to be one of the best flavour combinations there is. This looks super refreshing and perfect for summer.

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