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Almond Iced Cold Brew

When you visit your local coffee house, it is safe to say that most of their coffee drinks contain some type of flavored syrup. Of course, you can purchase these coffee syrups from your local grocery store, but, we have a better way! Did you know you can make a variety of simple coffee syrups at home in a matter of minutes. These syrups not only make your cold brew taste amazing, but they are also easy on the wallet. For our almond syrup in this recipe, the only ingredient you may need to run to the store to pick up is the almond extract – The bottle is small, but it packs a punch! And, it should make dozens of batches of almond syrup for your daily almond iced cold brew.

As mentioned above, the almond extract is very potent, so be sure that you do not add to much into your syrup on the onset. Remember, you can always add more extract later, but you cannot take it away after it has been added.

Below is a step by step guide of how to make the best Almond Iced Cold Brew you have every tasted. Be sure to store your unused almond syrup in a jar or resealable container in the refrigerator. It will keep for months, helping you to easily flavor your iced (or hot) cold brew every morning.

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Almond Iced Cold Brew
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

Start by preparing your iced cold brew by pouring 1/3 cup of cold brew concentrate and 2/3 cup filtered water over ice. Set your iced cold brew aside. In a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup water, and 1 tsp almond extract. Cook over medium heat, whisking consistently, until mixture is bubbling. Reduce heat to low and cook syrup for 1-2 minutes. Then, add syrup to iced cold brew, and store the remaining almond syrup for future use. Lastly, add a splash of almond milk (if desired), and Enjoy!

Servings: 1
Author: Cold Mountain Brew
Ingredients
Iced Cold Brew
  • 1/3 cup Cold Brew Concentrate
  • 2/3 cup Filtered Water
  • 2 tbsp Almond Milk (if desired)
  • Ice
Almond Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Almond Extract
Instructions
  1. Step One: Make your cold brew concentrate (click here for instructions on how to make cold brew)

  2. Step Two: To prepare your iced cold brew, simply pour 1/3 cup cold brew concentrate and 2/3 cup filtered water over ice. Stir gently.

  3. Step Three: To prepare your almond syrup, combine sugar, water, and almond extract in a small saucepan over medium heat.

  4. Step Four: Whisk constantly until mixture is completely dissolved and bubbling. Reduce heat to low and cook for 1-2 minutes.

  5. Step Five: Add approximately 1 tablespoon of your almond syrup to your iced cold brew. Store the remaining almond syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for future use. 

  6. Step Six: Add a splash of almond milk (if desired), and Enjoy!

4 Comments

  1. Jay Matso March 7, 2017 at 8:13 pm - Reply

    Tried this with almond milk and made the almond syrup. Would recommend (you have to like almond flavor though).

  2. Charlotte Weir March 30, 2017 at 4:28 pm - Reply

    I only tried this because my husband really likes almond milk (I’m slowly growing accustomed to it). This is helping, it’s a lot better and easy to make a week’s worth of almond syrup, so I use this recipe everyday now.

  3. Sandra Reisil April 10, 2017 at 1:30 pm - Reply

    I just buy the almond syrup at the store, because I’m lazy. Really good though, would recommend!!

  4. Alli Reast April 12, 2017 at 7:49 am - Reply

    It doesn’t say what type of almond milk so I used the Silk Light Almond Milk it was really good. I’m gonna try it without almond milk next time (summer is coming soon)

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