What's your favourite way to drink coffee in the summer? I like to drink it on the rocks and if it's a bit more exotic, I make a Lebanese-style Iced Mocha Latte. Cold Brew, Dalgona Coffee or Vietnamese iced coffee also find their way into my glass. Vietnamese coffee, by the way, is what got me interested in coffee. When I was in Vietnam for the first time, there was fresh coffee with a good shot of sweetened condensed milk on every corner. There were also fancy coffee creations with avocado, coconut ice cream or whipped egg yolk. All incredibly delicious and the reason why I like to try new coffee specialities, like the Iced Mocha Latte.
Coffee with cardamom
Have you ever tried the Lebanese mocha tried? It's no ordinary coffee, because it's brewed with ground cardamom. Sounds unusual? It tastes like it at first sip, but I like to try new flavour compositions. The Lebanese mocha convinced me and is noted on my list of "unusual and tasty coffee specialities". There are also variations with cinnamon instead of cardamom - you should definitely try that one too, whether cold or hot.
Iced coffee in stock
To make an Iced Mocha Latte at any time, prepare double the amount of mocha and fill it into a bottle. It will keep for several days in the fridge, and if you have a spontaneous visitor, you can offer a special drink in no time. If you don't drink cow's milk, just use a plant-based alternative like almond or oat milk. So what are you waiting for? Grab your mocha pot!
Recipe for Iced Mocha Latte
- 300 ml Water
- 2 EL Mocha alternatively espresso with ground cardamom
- 1 TBSP Sugar
- 200 ml Milk
- Ice cubes for serving
- Bring water to the boil in a saucepan or mocha pot and stir in mocha
- Let the mocha brew over medium heat until foam forms on the surface (but it should not boil).
- Remove the mocha from the cooker, leave to cool and wait until the coffee grounds have settled. If you want clear mocha, you can also strain it through a kitchen towel or coffee filter.
- To serve, fill a glass with ice cubes. Pour the mocha into half of the glass and pour cold milk into the other half.