My Blog Button

My Beautiful Kiddos

My Beautiful Kiddos

My Love and I

My Love and I
Powered by Blogger.

Search This Blog

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Copycat Starbucks Recipes

My friends over at Military Wives Savings put out some copycat Starbucks recipes the other day!
While I don't drink coffee or anything like that (gasp! I know!) I definitely wanted to share the recipes with you all. Besides imagine how much money you can save by making your own favorite drinks-- AND you don't have to wait in the long lines before work!

Starbucks Caramel Macchiato Blended

2 fl oz brewed Starbucks espresso, use Starbucks Original whole bean espresso coffee
8 ice cubes
1 C whole milk
2 tbsp half and half
2 tbsp Torani vanilla syrup
2-3 tbsp of a thick buttery rich caramel syrup 
4 tbsp Reddi-Whip topping, heavy cream version

1. Brew your Starbucks double shot espresso first.
2. Fill a tall glass with ice but leave about 2 inches from the top
3. Fill the glass with 1 C ice cold whole milk
4. Pour in your 2 tbsp of half and half or heavy cream
5. Add 2 tbsp of Torano vanilla syrup to the glass
6. Add 2 fl oz of Starbucks brewed espresso shot over the milk
7. Drizzle the 2 tbsp of caramel syrup inside the glass
8. Top with whip cream and then drizzle more caramel syrup over the whip cream.

Starbucks Peppermint Mocha

3 tbsp powdered baking cocoa
3 tbsp warm water
1 1/2 tbsp Torani Peppermint Syrup (not the extract)
4 oz espresso, use Starbucks Original whole bean espresso coffee
12 oz steamed milk 
whipped cream
red sugar crystals or chocolate sprinkles

1. Combine 3 tbsp baking cocoa with 3 tbsp warm water to make a rich syrup and pour into a 16 oz mug.
2. Add espresso
3. Add peppermint syrup
4. Steam milk and add to remainder of cup
5. Garnish with whipped cream and crystals or sprinkles

Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha

2 shots espresso, use Starbucks Original whole bean espresso coffee
3 scoops of Ghiradelli Ground White Chocolate Powder
16 oz steamed milk
whipped cream

1. Combine the white chocolate powder as directed on package and pour into a 16 oz mug. 
2. Add espresso
3. Steam milk and add to remainder of cup
4. Garnish with whipped cream

 photo signature.png


  1. You have my two favorite drinks from Starbucks up there. I'm so heading to the grocery for ingredients today. Thanks!

  2. So glad to help out! I don't drink coffee but those drinks always look good!


Follow by Email