Vanilla Bean Iced Coffee


– 1/2 c. cold brew coffee (homemade or store-bought) – 2 Tbsp. (1 oz.) vanilla bean syrup – 1/4 c. half and half – coffee ice cubes Vanilla Bean Syrup: – 1 c. water – 1 1/4 c. granulated sugar – 1 tsp. vanilla extract – 1 whole vanilla bean, split


Step 1

For the Vanilla Bean Syrup: In a small saucepan, add the water, sugar, extract and split vanilla bean.

Step 2

When adding the bean, split the bean lengthwise with a sharp knife, and scrape out the caviar adding it to the pan.

Step 3

Bring the ingredients to a low boil over medium low heat. Simmer for about 5 minutes to reduce the liquid slightly. Let cool completely.

Step 4

Transfer the ingredients to a jar or resealable container. Can be used for up to two weeks if refrigerated.

Step 5

For the Iced Coffee: In a tall glass, add 6-8 coffee ice cubes. Pour in the vanilla syrup, cold brew coffee, and top with half and half (or other milk preference.) Enjoy right away.

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