Homemade Coffee Ideas

In honor of National Coffee Day on September 29, I am sharing some homemade coffee ideas with you. Everyone could use a little more coffee in their lives, especially busy, tired parents. So next time you reach for your morning cup of Joe, try one of these recipes instead!


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Iced Vanilla Latte. I thought we’d start things off with my favorite kind of coffee. Something about an iced vanilla latte just makes me happy. It’s refreshing, sweet, and a great morning pick me up. I can’t wait to try this recipe from Natural Homemade Living.

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Frappuccinos. If you love coffee and ice cream, than this recipe from Savory Sweet Life is for you! The perfect blend of sweet and creamy, plus there’s coffee!

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Photo Source: Yes I Want Cake

Americano. This recipe from Yes I Want Cake is for the classy and sophisticated coffee drinker. An Americano is for those who want their coffee plain and black and strong!

Ice Cream
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Coffee Ice Cream. This recipe for coffee ice cream from The Hobby Room Diaries is the perfect cold treat on a hot day. Creamy, smooth, delicious!

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Coffee Milkshake. This milkshake is spiked with rum to make the perfect dessert drink for adults from A Cozy Kitchen. You can easily leave the liquor out if you don’t drink and it would still be as equally delicious.

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Coffee Syrup. Coffee is great all by itself but I always prefer mine with just a hint of flavor. A Beautiful Mess has us covered with three recipes for vanilla, honey, and lavender syrups. The lavender sounds delicious- so light and flowery!

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Iced Coffee. Here’s a simple recipe from Brown Eyed Baker for easy, do it yourself iced coffee. I love iced coffee on warm sunny days, especially in the morning before the day starts!

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Photo Source: Good Ideas For You

Coffee Iced Cubes. Isn’t this idea from Good Ideas For You clever?! I think it’s a genius idea to make coffee iced cubes and have them ready and waiting for you in the freezer.

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Pumpkin Spiced Latte. Of course I had to share a recipe for pumpkin spiced lattes like this one from Recipe Girl because it’s fall and that means pumpkin flavors so try this one out!

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Coconut Whippuccino. This fancy recipe from K Blog has one shot of espresso, is gorgeous, and serves up in a martini glass.