Mocha Coffee Coolers

Iced coffee blended with chocolate and served over ice. It’s the perfect summertime pick-me-up!

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We’ve been in our new city for a few weeks now and I feel like I’m finally getting the hang of my new routine. Only, I have yet to find new childcare for John and so I have to entertain him all day, everyday while still trying to develop and write recipes just as I have before. Plus I’m 25 weeks pregnant.

All of this adds up to the fact that I am tired all the time. Coffee to the rescue!

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These mocha coffee coolers are what’s going to get me through the summer. Strong coffee, half and half (or milk) and chocolate syrup are blended together with a little ice and served over more ice. It’s cold, frothy, sweet and guaranteed to perk you/me up.

Cheers to making it through another week. Happy Friday, friends!

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Mocha Coffee Coolers

A frothy iced coffee drink flavored with chocolate syrup is the perfect summertime pick-me-up.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) strongly brewed iced coffee (see Note for brewing suggestions)
  • 1 cup (250 ml) half and half or whole milk
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) chocolate syrup
  • 1-3 tablespoons granulated sugar, depending on desired sweetness
  • 1 cup (100 grams) ice cubes
  • Additional ice, for serving

Directions:

  1. Place iced coffee, half and half or milk, chocolate syrup, sugar and ice cubes into a blender and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust sugar if necessary. Serve immediately over ice.
Notes:
  • To brew iced coffee: pour 1 cup hot water water over 1/4 cup medium coarse coffee grounds through pour-over apparatus filled with 1 cup ice cubes. Use immediately.
  • To make cold brew coffee: Place 1 1/4 cup water and 1/4 cup medium coarse coffee grounds into a glass and chill in the fridge for 8-12 hours. Strain out grounds before using.

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