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Coffee Milk Syrup

After one sip, you'll see why it is the official drink of Rhode's just delectable! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    4 servings (1 cup syrup)


  • 1/2 cup finely ground coffee
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cold 2% milk


  • Place ground coffee in filter basket of a drip coffeemaker. Add 2 cups cold water to water reservoir and brew according to manufacturer's directions.
  • In a small saucepan, combine coffee and sugar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until reduced by half, about 30 minutes. Remove from heat; transfer to a small bowl or covered container. Refrigerate, covered, until cold or up to 2 weeks.
  • To prepare coffee milk: In a tall glass, mix 1 cup milk and 2-4 tablespoons coffee milk syrup.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup prepared coffee milk prepared with 4 tablespoons syrup: 324 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (62g sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein.

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  • DeliciouslyResourceful_Gina
    May 31, 2020

    I've never been to Rhode Island, but thought this looked interesting. Very delicious! Highly recommend.

  • erindumont59
    Apr 20, 2020

    My family really enjoyed this excellent, easy recipe! Better and far less expensive than Starbucks frappacino!

  • LauraManning
    Aug 25, 2014

    Really good!!

  • EnergySta5
    Jul 28, 2013

    2 tablespoons of the syrup makes it perfect!

  • EnergySta5
    Jul 28, 2013

    U-BET it's just like the real stuff!