6 Tips To Make Delicious Cold Coffee For Summer
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Cold coffee is a very popular drink in India that is often modified to suit a person's preference. One can make it strong by adding some extra coffee or make it sweet by putting in a lot of melted chocolate. Cold coffee is particularly made in all Indian households during the summer season. A lot of people like to add a bit of coffee to their everyday glass of milk to give it a rich and nutty flavour.

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 This idea may be time saving and a quick fix to improve the taste of the milk, but it is not an actual glass of cold coffee. A lot of people find it very difficult to imitate cafeteria-style coffee that is very rich in taste and has a frothy texture. A restaurant or cafeteria-style coffee can be easily made at home by simply following a few tips and tricks.

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* Chocolate Syrup 

First of all a person has to take a good quality of dark chocolate to make a rich and flavourful chocolate syrup. Doing this extra step can make a lot of difference and add a unique flavour to the cold coffee. In the dark chocolate, one has to add some hot milk and mix the two ingredients properly until the dark chocolate completely melts inside the milk. This mixture should be left separately at room temperature to be used later on.

* Type of Coffee

For making a cold brew at home, it is always better to choose a type of coffee that is not extremely dark. One can choose a medium roast for making cold brew at home as it contains fully developed sugars. Generally, a lot of people like to have sweeter cold brews, which means that choosing a dark roast is not going to be a great idea as it is going to overpower the taste of added sugar, chocolate syrup and milk. To get a well-balanced taste of coffee, one must always go for instant coffee mixtures or filter coffee mixtures that are generally made from ground coffee beans.

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* Coffee Mixture 

Directly adding coffee inside milk is not the right way to go about it. One has to separately make a coffee mixture or coffee froth that has to be added to cold milk. One has to take three tablespoons of coffee powder and keep it inside a bowl. Now, in the bowl, one has to add at least four tablespoons of sugar and 1 tablespoon of hot milk. Now, with the help of light hands, one has to mix everything in a clockwise or anticlockwise motion. Doing this for 5 to 7 minutes will turn the mixture into a light brown colour, which will be fluffy and foamy. 

* Blending Cold Coffee

The best way to make cold coffee is to make it inside a mixer jar. Although making cold coffee manually is also a nice idea, a blender or a mixer can always make better coffee, and it is also very time-saving. One has to simply take two glasses of cold milk in a jar. Now, a person has to add sugar as per their taste, ice cubes, and the coffee mixture inside the cold coffee. One can also add a little bit of caramel syrup if they like the taste of caramel. All of this has to be blended inside the jar for 4 to 5 seconds.

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* The Right Glass

Taking the right kind of glass for pouring cold coffee is also very important to bring everything together cohesively. One has to make sure that they take a tall glass and garnish it properly with the chocolate syrup that they have prepared. The chocolate syrup should be poured into the glass in a swirling motion. One can simply do it with the help of a spoon. This glass should be placed inside the refrigerator for 5 to 10 minutes so that it gets set properly.

* Garnishing Cold Coffee

Now, one has to take out the glass from the refrigerator and put the cold coffee inside the glass. One must put a lot of froth on the top of the cold coffee from the jar with the help of a spoon. On top of it, one can sprinkle some coffee powder and put a scoop of vanilla ice cream inside the coffee. The final step is to add some more chocolate syrup to the cold coffee before serving it. Remember that cold coffee should always be served chilled to have the best experience.