Perfect Italian shakerato coffee recipe

by Mama Loves A Drink

Italian coffee is a delight in any season but, when summer comes, why not follow the example of the Italians and switch your espresso with a refreshing shakerato?

This is the perfect recipe for this refreshing summer drink with the looks of a cocktail and the refreshing kick of your morning coffee.

Serve in a martini glass.

Italian shakerato coffee recipe

Italian shakerato coffee recipe

Deliciously refreshing iced coffee drink, Italian style. Shakerato coffee is the perfect summer drink for a poolside party: served in a martini glass yet alcohol-free, it is an elegant, refreshing way to serve coffee on the hottest days of the year

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 100g italian coffee
  • 200gr ice cubes
  • 50gr liquid cane sugar


  1. Put your martini glass in the fridge or freezer to cool it
  2. As it cools down, put the ice in the shaker and add your liquid sugar
  3. Add your coffee (it is important to add the coffee last or it will melt the ice, ruining the taste and consistency of your drink)
  4. Close the shaker and, very quickly, shake vigorously for about 15 seconds
  5. Pour in the martini glass (use a strainer to stop the ice cubes from rolling in too)
  6. Serve immediately

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