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How to Make an Instant Iced Cappuccino

No coffeehouse or cappuccino maker in sight? Whip up a tasty instant version with a little ingenuity and some common ingredients.


  • Step 1: Boil some water Boil two ounces of water.
  • Step 2: Mix coffee, water, and sugar Dissolve two tablespoons of instant coffee and two tablespoons of sugar or sugar substitute into two ounces of boiling water.
  • Step 3: Pour into blender Let the coffee mixture cool, then pour it into a blender with five ice cubes. Blend until slushy.
  • Step 4: Add cream Add heavy cream and blend until frothy.
  • TIP: For a less caloric cappuccino, substitute regular, low-fat, or non-fat milk for the cream.
  • Step 5: Sprinkle with cinnamon Sprinkle with cinnamon or cocoa powder and serve. Or add a dollop of whipped heavy cream for a decadent touch.
  • FACT: Cappuccino was named after the 16th-century Capuchin monks of Italy, because the color of the coffee concoction resembled their robes.

You Will Need

  • 2.0 oz boiling water
  • 2.0 tbsp instant coffee
  • 2.0 tbsp sugar or sugar substitute
  • 5.0 ice cubes
  • A blender
  • 0.333333 c heavy cream
  • Cinnamon or cocoa powder
  • Regular
  • low-fat
  • or non-fat milk
  • Whipped cream

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