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Adult Iced Coffee

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Posted: 05/14/18

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As much as I adore getting coffee at a local coffee shop, there’s something so satisfying about brewing my own at home. One of the best things about making my own coffee is saving a little extra to make my decadent Adult Iced Coffee later in the afternoon. With just the right amount of flavored vodka, it’s the perfect indulgent treat for a relaxing weekend. Or, you know, a Wednesday.

vodka in easy iced coffee recipe

If you’re thinking, yes I have iced coffee at Starbucks all the time, think again my friends! This isn’t your typical coffee shop faire. This easy iced coffee recipe is rich, boozy and so simple to make, you’ll want to have some cold coffee on hand all the time.

vodka in easy iced coffee recipe

How to Make Spiked Iced Coffee

This adult iced coffee comes together in a snap. For the full recipe including all the measurements, see the recipe card at the bottom of the post.

  • Start with cold coffee. Add it to a tall glass with lots of ice.
  • Add the vodka.
  • Top with cream. Mix together then add the sweetened coffee creamer. Cheers!

How to Make Iced Coffee

Making your own iced coffee is super simple! I use a Ninja that has a special setting for strongly brewed coffee over ice. But you can just brew your coffee as normal and let it cool completely. Or check your grocery store for some great tasting cold brewed options.

iced coffee recipe with vodka outside on a picnic table

Iced Coffee Cocktail Ingredients

This tempting treat comes together in just FOUR ingredients! Here we go:

  • Iced coffee: For one serving, use about 3/4 cup. See your options for what coffee to use below.
  • Flavored vodka: I used an amaretto for this recipe, but cake flavored or caramel flavored vodka would be scrumptious as well.
  • Sweetened coffee creamer: If it’s not sweet enough you could add a bit of my Simple Syrup until it’s to your liking. But steer clear of using regular granulated sugar, as it won’t dissolve very well in cold coffee.
iced coffee recipe with vodka

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vodka in easy iced coffee recipe
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Adult Iced Coffee

Serves: 1 cocktail
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This Adult Iced Coffee is only four ingredients and is the perfect cocktail version of your morning pick-me-up!


  • 3/4 cup cold coffee
  • 1 1/2 ounces flavored vodka
  • 2 cups ice
  • sweet coffee creamer to taste


  • In a large glass combine ice, cold coffee, and flavored vodka. 
  • Add coffee creamer to taste.
vodka in easy iced coffee recipe

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Lisa Longley has been creating great recipes for more than a decade. While it is too hard for her to pick her favorite cocktail, she is known to love our dirty martini.

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