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Lavender-Vanilla Iced Coffee

Coffee on a wooden serving board with lavender, vanilla bean, and fresh flowers in the background.

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This easy iced coffee recipe is perfect for summer! Made with a homemade lavender vanilla bean syrup for a sweet, subtly floral flavor, plus whole milk and cream to round it out. 

Ingredients

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Lavender Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup:

Iced Coffee (makes one):

Instructions

Lavender Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup:

  1. Combine water, sugar, lavender buds, and the seeds and pod of the vanilla bean in a small saucepan. Whisk together to combine. Place over medium-low heat and cook, stirring often, until the sugar has dissolved. 
  2. Remove from heat, cover, and let steep for about an hour. Strain into a jar or other airtight container and refrigerate until ready to use.

To make Iced Coffee for one:

  1. Add ice to a glass. Pour in coffee, milk, simple syrup, and cream, and stir until smooth. Serve immediately. 

Notes

*Does not include time required to steep and cool simple syrup. 

This recipe makes enough simple syrup for multiple drinks. 

Keywords: iced coffee, cold brew, lavender simple syrup, iced latte, summer drinks