11 Awesome Coffee-Infused Drinks and Treats to Wake Up Your Day

It's an occurrence as eagerly anticipated as sandal weather and eating-your-lunch-outside season — iced coffee time has arrived! But even the prettiest latte or the greatest Starbucks drink is just not cutting it anymore. If you're anything like me, you may feel the need to take your caffeine intravenously in order to stay alert past 3 p.m.

I could just consume other energy-boosting foods or, you know, sleep more, but the heart wants what the heart wants. Luckily, I found 11 ways for all of us to sneak more coffee into our lives.

Image: A Beautiful Mess

by Corinne Caputo

lavender iced coffee

This recipe from A Beautiful Mess is so good, you’ll be wishing Taylor Swift wrote a song about it.

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heath latte muffins

A great way to sneak more coffee into your system is through some tasty baked goods. Try these Heath latte muffins from Inside BruCrew Life.

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grady's cold brew bean bags

For whenever your coffee cravings strike, I suggest these cold brew bean bags from Grady’s. They work kind of like tea bags but instead of Earl Grey, you get coffee concentrate and a whole lot of happiness.

Grady’s Cold Brew Bean Bags, $12,

mudslide affogato

Alcohol AND coffee? Please and thank you. Make this Mudslide affogato from Savory Sweet Life at your next party or you know, whenever the hell you feel like it.

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short cut recipe for iced coffee

This iced coffee shortcut from Sugar and Cloth is perfect if you are looking for a simple recipe that actually tastes good.

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coconut nutella latte

I do not have any love for Nutella (an unpopular opinion, I know). However, this coconut Nutella latte from Inside BruCrew Life might make me a convert.

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iced coffee oatmeal

If I am not mistaken, oatmeal is typically featured in photos of balanced breakfasts, right? Well, this iced coffee oatmeal from Busy Mommy is not only balanced but it contains coffee (yay!) and you can make it the night before and grab it on your way out in the morning (yay!).

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fresh mint iced coffee

My love of mint and my addiction to coffee combine to find solace in this wonderful fresh mint iced coffee concoction from How Sweet It Is. Refreshing and caffeinating, what could be better?

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coffee ice cubes

We all know watered down iced coffee is the WORST. One way to combat it while also getting extra caffeine is with these genius coffee ice cubes from Table For Two.

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but first, coffee print

An easy way to get more coffee in your life without consuming way too much caffeine is through coffee-inspired artwork. Let everyone know you love coffee a little bit more than you love them.

But First, Coffee Print, $17,

compendious coffee chart print

This coffee chart is excellent mainly because of it’s sheer comprehensiveness. Almost everything you need to know about coffee (and maybe even life) is on this chart.

Compendious Coffee Chart Print, $29,