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Simple Tip: No More Watery Iced Coffee

With summer on its way I thought I'd share with you one of my most simple tips. If you love a glass of iced coffee, but hate when it gets all watery, then do yourself a favor and make coffee ice cubes. By making coffee ice cubes you'll ensure your iced coffee won't get diluted and you'll have a good use for this morning's leftover coffee. Just use a clean ice tray, fill with coffee and freeze. Once frozen, remove cubes from the ice trays and put into a large ziploc style freezerbag (this helps protect it from that nasty freezer smell/taste). Use them instead of regular ice cubes and ta da! No more watery iced coffee for you!

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Thanks a lot for the tip, I'll try it out!
Jennifer_2sugar Jennifer_2sugar 8 years
Oh! That is so clever!
SU3 SU3 8 years
LOVE it!
peachygirl peachygirl 8 years
what a great idea!!!
rocknrollmaw rocknrollmaw 8 years
Brilliant! like where have i been? that makes total sense! You Sugar girls are sumpthin' else ;) hahah
rainonme224 rainonme224 8 years
great idea!
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 8 years
I'd heard this before, but completely forgot about it! Thanks...doing it tomorrow when I make chocolate coffee! ;)
1missy 1missy 8 years
I just started to do this. It's great.
Meearya Meearya 8 years
I did this all last summer and thought that I was SO Brilliant for thinking it up. I caught a lot of heat from my boyfriend, who thought I was a little too insane about my coffee. (He doesn't drink any coffee, so he just doesn't understand!) But--remember at the end of the summer to remove the ice cubes from the tray. I forgot about them when the weather turned and I stoped drinking my coffee iced--only to have guests over one night for a party and they stumbled upon them in one of my ice trays. They thought I was a bit crazy....
daisymae051479 daisymae051479 8 years
This is also a good tip to do with leftover wine (if there is any LOL) or broths. Also, my step-son has ADHD and some coffee (and I just mean a little in some milk) in the morning actually helps him to calm himself and pay attention better, so this will be a great idea for him to get the caffeine without the milk getting too hot tasting from the coffee.
TidalWave23 TidalWave23 8 years
That's such an amazing idea...I'm getting started on it today!
LadeeVolFan LadeeVolFan 8 years
Mmmmmmm...will definitely have to try! I'll have to do this with iced tea and lemonade and all kinds of drinks!
crispet1 crispet1 8 years
Great tip! Theyd add a boost of color to the iced coffee as well.
chancleta chancleta 8 years
great idea
wren1 wren1 8 years
I hadn't thought of this either, but, duh, what a great idea--thanks! :)
mollipop mollipop 8 years
That is a fantastic solution!
nessabum nessabum 8 years
i never thought of that before! thanks Yum!
figurine figurine 8 years
Yeah, it obviously works for other liquids as well. I haven't even thought about it before, but it sure is brilliant.
Schaianne Schaianne 8 years
LOL ... I've been doing this for years! Hubby likes his coffee a LOT cooler than I do so I started making Coffee Cubes - his brothers and friends are so jealous, haha.
pinupsweetheart pinupsweetheart 8 years
Even though I don't drink coffee, this is a great idea for lemonaid and teas.
PrissyLilBadAss PrissyLilBadAss 8 years
That's brilliant!
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