Hot day hack: These iced coffee cubes are a complete game changer
It's almost too warm.
We're joking, it's definitely not too warm, but it's reported that tomorrow is going to be the hottest day on record so far this year, wouldn't be hard. With the temperature rising it means one thing and one thing only; it's iced coffee and short shorts time because if it's over 13 degrees that means SUMMER HAS ARRIVED.
We all know there's nothing better to cool you down on a hot day than a refreshing beverage and in our opinion, iced coffee is a top contender, but in this crazy heat (I know I'm exaggerating) a problem does arise with iced coffee that we're all too familiar with. The damn ice cubes melt and everything just gets a bit meh if you don't drink it fast.
Have no fear, we've got just the thing.
James Carter, a coffee expert with Coffee-Direct.co.uk has shared with us how to make coffee ice cubes alongside some crucial tips and tricks.
1) Ensure your ice cube tray has been thoroughly cleaned. Silicone trays are best to use for easy removal of the cubes when they are ready.
2) Using either a fresh batch of strong coffee or leftovers, allow coffee to cool to room temperature. Carefully pour the coffee into your trays and place it into the freezer.
3) The cubes will be ready to use in 3 to 4 hours depending on your freezer temperature. They will be usable for around 2 weeks after the first freeze.
Tips from the coffee experts:
Instead of regular coffee, you can use cold brew coffee for your mixture. It freezes quicker too, another great tip is to customise the flavour of the cubes, be creative with your choice by adding mint, cinnamon or even a sprinkle of chocolate milk mix for a mocha variation.
Enjoy that sunshine and sip your coffee slowly.