Dunkin’ Donuts is a hugely popular franchise, serving a variety of drinks and mouth watering donuts that are perfect to enjoy alongside your favorite coffee order.
However, on the days you can’t get to Dunkin’ Donuts, it’s much easier to make your coffee at home. If you need a good copycat recipe for their frozen coffee, then look no further.
In this article, I will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to make a Dunkin’ Donuts frozen coffee copycat recipe. So, next time you’re craving your caffeine fix, you can make this drink from the comfort of your own home.
So, let’s begin.
Coffee beverages are often pretty straightforward to replicate at home, and this Dunkin’ Donuts frozen coffee recipe is no exception. Trust me, you’d be surprised how easy it is to make, and how similar it tastes to the original recipe!
To make this coffee as similar as possible to the original recipe, you’re going to need a strong coffee as your base. There are a variety of different ways to make coffee, and everyone has their own preferences when it comes to brewing their own coffee at home.
The first way you can double-brew your coffee is in a percolator, as this will provide you with strong coffee, reasonably quickly.
As an alternative, you could try using a strong instant coffee with a minimum of two heaped tablespoons of freeze-dried coffee.
Lastly, you could also try cold brew coffee. If you’re not familiar with the process of making cold brew coffee, you can think of it as being like a cold coffee infusion.
To make cold brew, all you need to do is mix freshly ground coffee with water, shake the mixture and allow it to brew for a minimum of 24 hours in the refrigerator.
However, due to the whole day it takes to brew, the key is to plan ahead when you want to make cold brew coffee. The result is a super strong, rich coffee that you can keep in your refrigerator and enjoy cold.
As this recipe is about finding the easiest way to make the Dunkin’ Donuts frozen coffee at home, the recipe below uses a percolator to double-brew the coffee.
However, before you get started, it’s important to bear in mind that this coffee recipe is strong. That being said, it’s best to use it for milky coffee beverages in order to dilute the caffeine and strong coffee flavor.
This is especially important for people who are more sensitive to caffeine, as a coffee of this strength could result in you feeling a variety of symptoms associated with a caffeine sensitivity if you’re not wary.
As this coffee is a frozen coffee recipe, you want exactly that! Keeping this in mind, you will need to pour your double-brewed coffee into a silicone ice cube tray to make your coffee cubes ready to be chucked into the blender.
You can decorate your coffee in any way you like, but you can’t beat topping it with some whipped cream! If you want to go all out, why not also add a drizzle of caramel sauce and a sprinkling of chocolate?
A Guide On How To Make Dunkin’ Donuts Frozen Coffee Copycat Recipe
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes
Total time: 8 minutes
Equipment you will need
- Coffee percolator
- Ice trays
For one serving, you will need:
- ½ cup of double-brewed coffee in ice cubes
- ½ cup of whole milk
- 2 teaspoons of sugar
- Whipped cream (optional)
Step One – Brew Double-Brewed Coffee
To begin, you will first need to brew your double-brewed coffee in a regular percolator. You can use any coffee of your choice.
Allow the coffee to brew and cool, before you use the first batch of coffee as water to brew the second batch of coffee. Allow the second batch to cool completely.
Step Two – Freeze The Double-Brewed Coffee
Once your double-brewed coffee has been allowed to cool completely, it’s time to make coffee ice cubes.
Fill your ice trays with the double-brewed coffee and place them into your freezer until your coffee has frozen solid.
Step Three – Add To A Blender
Combine the coffee ice cubes, milk, and sugar in a high speed blender.
At this stage, you can add your preferred sweetener as an alternative to sugar if you’d prefer.
Blend until smooth.
Step Four – Top With Whipped Cream
Last, but by no means least, top your frozen coffee with whipped cream.
So, there you have it! Hopefully after reading this article you know exactly how to make the Dunkin’ Donuts frozen coffee from home!
Get creative in the kitchen and experiment with different coffee to make different flavor combinations.
Good luck and I hope you enjoy making the Dunkin’ Donuts frozen coffee at home!
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