Café Coffee Day’s cappuccino may not be the best, but their Frappuccino tastes like frugal and carefree college days. Fill the fridge with ice cream, make sure there’s plenty of ice, and grab a bottle of instant coffee powder to make cold coffee at home in the spirit of nostalgia and sultry summers. Remember to include some cocoa powder, which can be replaced with Bournvita or chocolate Horlicks.
Three ways to prepare cold coffee
Chef Kunal Kapur offers some sound advice: Blend well for a light and airy cafe-style cold coffee. He demonstrates how to make a classic iced coffee.
Then he makes a Frappuccino with ice cubes that have been blended and broken into tiny pieces, resulting in a drink that tastes like it came straight from a desi barista.
There’s also a fancy salted caramel version that takes a little longer but is perfect for the weekend. If you can get your hands on readymade caramel, however, you can make it in no time.
Two ice cream-free recipes
If you don’t have any ice cream at home, don’t worry. The rich creamy flavour comes almost entirely from cold milk, ice cubes, and a spoonful of milk powder. There’s another way to make cold coffee with Bournvita, and it’s a brilliant idea. Chocolate Horlicks can also be used as a substitute. It has a more pronounced cocoa flavour.
There’s another way to make cold coffee with Bournvita, and it’s a brilliant idea. Chocolate Horlicks can also be used as a substitute. It has a stronger cocoa flavour, and the malty texture will complement the drink.
This recipe deviates from the textbook, but a drink story isn’t complete without a little booze. It’s a boozy coffee milkshake with ice cream and two types of spirits: coconut rum, vodka, Kahlua or any other coffee liqueur. Although the recipe calls for vanilla vodka, you can use plain vodka and add a dash of vanilla separately. The best option, according to the recipe, is coffee ice cream. This is a gold trick that can be used to make the best kind of ice cream.