How to Make French Vanilla Iced Coffee

If you like to spice things up when it comes to your early morning tonic, you’re not alone. Most people like something more than the regular coffee to start their day and luckily, you won’t have to spend hours getting it prepared.

French vanilla iced coffee is a taste of deliciousness with a light flavor of French vanilla. This chilled and creamy coffee comes with all the benefits and an even better taste. A bonus is that making it won’t really cost much and won’t take your time at all.

How to Make French Vanilla Iced Coffee: Step-by-step Guide

How to Make French Vanilla Iced Coffee

Things you need

  • Insulated cup with ice
  • Coffee
  • French vanilla coffee creamer


  • Obviously, you will need coffee and this is actually the longest part of the recipe. Prepare your coffee as usual or if you don’t brew your own coffee, you would have to do so the night before.
  • Simply brew a cup of coffee, and let it cool to room temperature. Best of all, brew it the night before and let it sit in the fridge until the morning.
  • Fill the cup with ice. You can simply get a cup and put a good number of ice cubes in it. Always go for as much as you can. You only need about an inch of space under the top edge of the cup.
  • Pour the cooled coffee over the ice. You can go wild here and add as much as you can but remember to leave an inch of empty space under the top edge of the cup. No need to get your ruler or tape to start making measurements, just make sure that there is enough space for the vanilla creamer.
  • Now comes the time to add the French Vanilla creamer. Pour in the creamer until the cup is filled.
  • Drinking straight from the cup might not be the best idea as you could make a mess of things. You will need a straw to suck in the coffee. It actually makes it classier. Stick a straw right into the cup and you can enjoy the French Vanilla Iced Coffee.

Other Recipes To Try Out

There are many more recipes when it comes to vanilla.

Vanilla Caramel Iced Coffee

Caramel is one of the many flavors that pair well with vanilla and the end result is superb. To make this iced drink, yOu will have to mix vanilla syrup, caramel sauce, and brewed coffee.

The steps are just similar to making French Vanilla Iced coffee.

  • Ensure that your coffee is brewed the night before and cooled (this actually saves a lot of time).
  • Get a cup filled with ice or place ice in a cup. Pour the brewed coffee into the cup.
  • Add the mixed vanilla syrup and caramel sauce to the cup.
  • Stir the mixture so that it sits well.
  • Get a straw and sip away.

This recipe just like the previous one won’t take much of your time and you won’t have to spend extra to get any new ingredients.

Vanilla Mocha Iced Coffee

This creamy vanilla coffee isn’t just any ordinary recipe and as such, it would take a bit more dedication to perfect. However, you won’t have to spend much time on it and it won’t need any extra ingredients that would require a trip to the store. Prep and cooking time clock at 6 minutes which should get you 1 or 2 servings.


  • Whole milk (1 1/2 cup)
  • Boiling water (1 cup)
  • Instant coffee grounds (1 rounded tablespoon)
  • Sugar (1/4 cup)
  • Vanilla extract (1 tablespoon)
  • Chocolate syrup (1 tablespoon)
  • Ice cubes


  • To get started, you will have to combine the ingredients. Start by mixing the instant coffee and sugar in boiling water. Stir until the contents are dissolved.
  • Add the vanilla and chocolate syrup and stir the mixture.
  • Finally, add the milk.
  • Get a cup and place a good number of ice cubes.
  • Pour in the coffee mixture into the cut and you’re ready to serve.

When it comes to adding sugar, it is actually an optional ingredient. If you have issues with adding sugar to your coffee, you can leave it out and trust in the vanilla to spice up the taste. In the end, you’d still get a refreshing Vanilla Mocha Iced Coffee.

Final Thoughts

You can make out many new recipes by switching the extra ingredients in the recipes above. For example, you can go from French Vanilla Iced Coffee to any flavor of your choice just by changing the creamer used. You will still get that refreshing taste whether you decide to add sugar or not. If you eventually go ahead with sugar, just a little would do.