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Coffee Recipes for New Spring Drinks

Spring is a breath of fresh air, and the coffee drink options are no different. From iced coffees and floral flavors, to cold lattes and frothy espresso-based beverages, all of these coffee spring drink recipes will help you cool down in the warm spring weather! They will also give you a caffeine kick to keep you awake all day long. 

 

The fall season is all about spice, pumpkin, and peppermint, but as good as these flavors are, they have nothing on spring drink recipe ideas. There are so many refreshing coffee recipes for you to try this spring! Start with these five recipe ideas and you will see just how fun spring coffee drinks can be. We promise they won’t disappoint!  

 

Honey Lavender Iced Latte

Lavender is at its peak in the springtime, so what better herb to use in a springtime drink than a seasonal one? Pairing honey with lavender has to be one of the most calming and satisfying tastes in the world. Together, honey and lavender enhance the already delicious flavors of the perfect espresso. Try this spring coffee drinks idea and you’ll find yourself wondering how you ever lived without it! 

 

You will need…

  • 2 teaspoons of lavender flowers 
  • 1/2 cup of water 
  • 1/2 cup of honey 
  • 1/2 cup of sugar 
  • 1/3 cup of coffee 
  • 1/3 cup of soy milk 
  • 1/3 cup of ice

 

Recipe

  1. Brew iced coffee and put it in the fridge to chill even more. 
  2. While it chills, make the honey lavender simple syrup by following the next steps. 
  3. Add lavender flowers, sugar, honey, and water to a small saucepan. 
  4. Put the saucepan with the ingredients over low heat. 
  5. Stir the ingredients together until you notice that the sugar is dissolving. 
  6. At that point, put a lid over the saucepan.
  7. Let the mixture simmer for five more minutes. 
  8. Then, remove the saucepan from the heat and let it sit for a little while. 
  9. While it sits, take the coffee out of the fridge. 
  10. Grab an iced coffee cup and fill it with as many ice cubes as you'd like. 
  11. Pour the coffee over the ice cubes.
  12. Then, add a teaspoon of honey lavender simple syrup. 
  13. Stir the coffee, and do a taste test. 
  14. If you'd like it to be sweeter or more flavorful, add more syrup until it is to your liking!

 

S’mores in a Cup Barista Underground

 

S’mores in a Cup

Spring is the time of year where the sun starts shining again after months of rainy weather. One of the most exciting parts about warm weather is getting to build a campfire. As fun as sitting around a fire and roasting marshmallows is, have you ever considered drinking your s'mores instead? This iced s'mores coffee is the perfect beverage for a spring day. 

 

You will need…

  • Chocolate syrup 
  • Almond milk 
  • Chilled iced coffee 
  • Mini marshmallows 
  • Crushed graham crackers

 

Recipe

  1. First, take a mason jar and fill it halfway with iced coffee. 
  2. If you'd like to add ice cubes, now is the time to do it. 
  3. Then, fill the rest of the mason jar with almond milk
  4. Add as much chocolate syrup into the mason jar as you'd like.
  5. Then, stir it all together. 
  6. Add whipped cream to the top, followed by a handful of mini marshmallows. 
  7. Take the crushed graham crackers and sprinkle them over top of the whipped cream. 
  8. Stick a straw into the cup and enjoy! 

 

Cookie Dough Affogato

Sunny spring days are not complete without a scoop of ice cream or two. If you are in the mood for ice cream, consider this perfect spring coffee drinks recipe! It cures a sweet tooth and gives you the caffeine kick you need to stay awake in the warm weather. 

 

It is also the perfect spring beverage if you have just woken up from an afternoon nap and you need a little pick-me-up! Sugar and coffee are the answer to a sleepy spring day. 

 

Feel free to exchange cookie dough ice cream for any other flavor, too. If you really want to amplify the caffeine concentration of your spring affogato, try switching out cookie dough ice cream for espresso ice cream! 

 

You will need…

  • Cookie dough ice cream
  • One shot of espresso
  • Coconut milk
  • Whipped cream

 

Recipe

  1. Pull a single shot of espresso.
  2. While the shot is pulling, take a wide-mouthed mug and put a scoop of ice cream in it.
  3. When the shot is ready, pour it over the top of the ice cream. 
  4. Add a splash of coconut milk, if desired. 
  5. Top your affogato with whipped cream! 

 

Raspberry Americano with Coffee Ice Cubes

Iced coffee drinks can be tricky in the summer because the warm weather melts the ice almost immediately. You might not notice it as much with iced lattes, but it becomes very obvious with iced americanos. When the ice cubes melt, they water down the americano, and it starts to taste less and less like espresso as the minutes pass. 

 

Don’t let this stop you. Use this creative spring coffee drinks idea instead! Freeze iced coffee inside of ice cube trays. When the ice cubes melt, it will be iced coffee instead of water. This way, your iced americano will retain its delicious espresso flavor the entire time.

 

You will need…

  • Raspberry syrup
  • Two shots of espresso
  • Iced coffee
  • Ice cube trays
  • Water

 

Recipe

  1. The day before you make the drink, take out an ice cube tray. 
  2. Pour iced coffee into the empty ice cube spaces. 
  3. Pull two shots of espresso to your liking.
  4. While the shots are brewing, add a pump of raspberry syrup to your twelve-ounce cup.
  5. Add five ounces of water to your cup. 
  6. Stir the syrup and the water together.
  7. Pour the espresso shots on top, and 

 

Cardamom Rose Iced Latte Barista Underground

 

Cardamom Rose Iced Latte

Created with inspiration from Persian coffee culture, this cardamom rose latte is a delectable spring coffee drink recipe idea. Rose water is gaining traction in many popular ways lately, and one of those ways is as an addition to coffee. Paired with the spicy notes of cardamom, rose water softens a powerful and flavorful beverage. Sprinkle small rose petals on top for an even more aesthetic spring drink! 

 

You will need…

  • Iced coffee 
  • 2/3 cup of oat milk 
  • 2 tablespoons of cardamom 
  • 1/2 teaspoon of rose water 
  • Ice cubes

 

Recipe

  1. Brew two cups of coffee
  2. When the coffee is done brewing, cool the coffee in your fridge.
  3. Take the cardamom pods and crush them like you would garlic. 
  4. Place the cardamom into a saucepan and put it over low heat for twenty minutes. 
  5. Add the milk, and slowly stir the milk and cardamom in the saucepan. 
  6. Add the rose water to the saucepan, too. 
  7. Heat the mixture over low heat for ten more minutes, give or take a few. 
  8. Then, put the milk in the fridge until it is chilled, too. 
  9. Take the coffee and milk out of the fridge when both are cool. 
  10. Add ice cubes to your coffee cup, and then fill the coffee cup 3/4 of the way with coffee. 
  11. Add the rose water, cardamom, and milk mixture to the coffee. 
  12. Enjoy this spring coffee drinks recipe

 

February 06, 2020 by Staff @ BaristaUnderground