Many friends I know switch from hot coffee to iced coffee drinks in the warm summer months. This iced birthday cake latte brings the coffee shop home.
This post is sponsored by Door County Coffee. I have been provided with samples to try. All opinions are my own.
I’m a latte kind of girl. I don’t care for sugar in my coffee but I like a fair amount of half and half. Since the thermometer has shot up here in Florida, I like to enjoy my coffee chilled. When I got this shipment of new flavors from Door County Coffee and Tea Company, I knew I wanted to try it cold. Both the birthday cake and brownie batter are delicious hot but the iced birthday cake latte made my day.
Maybe it was because I topped it off with whipped cream and sprinkles for a festive look. Sprinkles always make things fancier and more special, don’t you think? You may also recall my previous post with Door County Coffee, where I made coffee cake muffins to go alongside their cinnamon hazelnut coffee.
Start by making the birthday cake coffee. These 1.5 ounce packets make one pot of coffee. What I like about the one pot packs is the coffee stays fresh allowing you to enjoy a different flavor each day without worrying about it going stale. We enjoy flavored coffee and like to mix up the flavors every few days. Door County Coffee offers many flavors in ground, single serve (think K-cups) and whole bean plus lots of fun seasonal flavors.
Let’s talk about the drink. First, the birthday cake coffee is delicious! From the packaging, this coffee is sweet and smooth with flavors of white cake, buttercream vanilla frosting and sprinkles. Trust me when I say it’s delicious on its own but I added just a touch of cinnamon. That simple addition elevated the flavor. Like I said I don’t add sugar to my coffee but if you prefer to, go right ahead but I would suggest tasting it before doing so.
- 1 (1.5 ounce) packet Door County Birthday Cake Coffee
- 12 cups cold water
- 3 ounces half and half
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- Sugar to taste, optional
- Whipped cream
- Rainbow Sprinkles
- Brew Door County Birthday Cake coffee using the 12 cups of cold water.
- Allow coffee to cool to room temperature. In a mug add ice, 12 ounces of Door County Birthday Cake coffee, half and half, and cinnamon. Add sugar if using. Stir to combine.
- Top with whipped cream and sprinkles. Serve.
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