26 DIY Coffee Drinks to Start Your Day in a Tasty Way

Do you love coffee?

Are you looking for a fresh way to start your day?

You’ve come to the right place. I love my coffee but sometimes I want it in a different fashion. This is where DIY coffee drinks save the day.

But who has the time (or money) to hit a drive-thru every time you’re looking for a different way to enjoy coffee?

You can now make your own DIY coffee drinks at home. Here are some of the internet’s best coffee beverages. Hint: You’re going to love this!

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1. Cold Brew Coffee

Cold brew coffee is frequently made using a French press. Add the ground beans to the press, pour some water in, and press down to strain the beans. You can also do this with a mason jar and nut bag.

2. Mocha Frappuccino

This DIY coffee drink  is a great choice when you need an energy boost and sweet treat. Make your coffee, add sugar, milk, cocoa, and ice. Blend it all together, and you have an amazing treat.

3. Copycat Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Latte

If you love Starbucks, you’ll love this recipe. It starts by making a cinnamon syrup. Make your coffee, add sugar, milk, cinnamon syrup, and finish it off with a dollop of whipped topping.

4. Whipped Coffee

This is such a simple idea but makes a wonderful treat. Make instant coffee with sweetener and milk. Use a hand blender to make the drink frothy and delicious!

5. DIY Iced Caramel Latte

Do you love the rich caramel flavor in your coffee? You’ll want to try this recipe. Make cold brew coffee, pour over ice, add milk, and caramel sauce. Stir until the ingredients are well blended.

6. Vietnamese Iced Coffee

This drink is so decadent it requires a cocktail shaker. Add cold brew and sweetened condensed milk to a shaker. Shake until all the ingredients are well blended, pour into a glass, and enjoy.

7. Starbucks Copycat Iced Caramel Macchiato

I love iced macchiato coffee beverages. They’re sweet and delicious. This recipe is easy to make too! All you need is vanilla syrup, milk, caramel sauce, and strong brewed coffee.

8. Iced Lavender Latte

Do you want a fragrant DIY coffee drink? You’ve found the recipe. You’ll create a lavender simple syrup which is poured over a glass of chilled espresso and ice. Add milk, and you have an amazing beverage.

9. Iced Milk and Honey Latte

This beverage is easy and delicious. You add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake the mixture for 20 seconds and pour over ice.

10. Irish Coffee with Whiskey

I’m not sure you’ll use this recipe to start your day, but you may use this DIY coffee drink to end it. Brew your coffee and fill a mug approximately ¾ full. Fill the rest of the mug with sugar and whiskey. Stir to dissolve all the ingredients and top with fresh whipped topping.

11. Skinny Vanilla Iced Coffee

Want an iced coffee without all the calories? This recipe could help you with this. It uses quality coffee, ice, sugar alternative, and a sugar free syrup to make a delicious treat you don’t have to feel guilty about.

12. White Chocolate Mocha

This recipe calls for white chocolate, coffee, and milk. You can serve it hot or cold for a delicious treat any time of the year.

13. Snickerdoodle Latte

You’ve hit the jackpot with this recipe. It shows you how to make a creamy snickerdoodle latte with hints of sugar and brown cinnamon. Yet, it also includes ways to transform the latte into Nutella or pumpkin flavors. What more could you want?

14. New Favorite Summer Coffee Drink

This recipe was shared via social media. It includes your choice of milk, Mio vanilla iced coffee flavoring, ice, and whipped topping. You can skip the coffee all together with this treat but still get the flavors you love.

15. Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Cold Foam Cold Brew

Do you love the fragrant flavor of pumpkin spice? You’ll want to give this recipe a shot. It starts with cold brew coffee. Add pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin spice syrup, and heavy cream for a delicious way to start your day.

16. 5 Second Iced Coffee

If you have instant coffee, half and half, flavored syrup, and ice, you’ve got an iced coffee. Even if you’re running behind, you still have time for a DIY coffee drink. Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise! You don’t need that negativity in your life. 😉

17. Mexican Cold Brew Coffee

You’ve already got a recipe for cold brew coffee shown above. This recipe is cold brew coffee on steroids. French press the coffee, but also add brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and almond extract to the mixture. It sounds great!

18. Healthy Frozen Coffee

You want frozen coffee, but you’d like to skip the guilt. I get it! This recipe can help. It contains cold coffee, unsweetened almond milk, ice, vanilla, coconut sugar, chocolate bone broth protein, and coconut cream. You must check this one out!

19. S’mores Iced Coffee

This coffee treat sounds amazing! It starts with store-bought iced coffee. Add marshmallow fluff, milk, chocolate syrup, graham cracker crumbs, whipped cream, and marshmallows for a liquid s’more.

20. Flat White Coffee Beverage

This is a basic coffee recipe, but it can make your morning joe seem special every day. Make a strong cup of coffee or espresso. Heat milk on your stove and froth it. Pour the frothy milk over the brewed beverage for a beautiful cup of coffee.

Give this espresso machine a try!

21. Iced Caramel Coffee

This is another simple recipe as it starts with store-bought iced coffee. Add milk, caramel syrup, sugar, ice cubes, and whipped topping, and you’ve got an amazing coffee drink.

22. Grapefruit Cappuccino

If you love having fragrant beverages, you’ll like this one. Add grapefruit juice and honey to a cup. Pour the cappuccino over the mixture. Froth the milk before pouring it over the beverage. Top it all off with rosemary. It will awaken your senses first thing in the morning.

23. Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew Coffee

You can get the nutrients you need in this cup of coffee. The drink contains half and half, collagen, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. This makes a healthy sweet cream coffee creamer which goes perfectly over a cup of cold brew coffee.

24. Birthday Cake Frappuccino

Is it your birthday? Why not make yourself a special DIY coffee drink? It all starts with a good cup of coffee or milk (if you aren’t a coffee person.) Add ice, vanilla syrup, sugar, hazelnut syrup, raspberry syrup, vanilla ice cream, raspberry whipped cream, more sugar, heavy cream, raspberry extract, and red food coloring for looks. No one said it was healthy, but it sure looks delicious!

25. DIY Mushroom Coffee

Mushroom coffee? What is this exactly? You can purchase mushroom powder and sprinkle it in your coffee. You can either enjoy the beverage hot or make your own iced coffee. It’s your choice.

Check out this mushroom coffee. 

26. Bulletproof Coffee

This is how I start my morning every day. It’s a coffee beverage with vanilla extract, sweetener, heavy cream, coconut oil, nutritional yeast, and butter. The beverage is frothy, filling, and absolutely delicious!

You now have 26 different ways to make delicious DIY coffee drinks. Some are healthy and some are more of a treat.

Either way, you never have any reason to bypass your coffee (or its benefits!) Get your day started on the right foot…with a DIY coffee drink.