Caramel Macchiato...just Like Starbucks

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 10 mins

I love caramel macchiatos from Starbucks, but at $4.00 a pop, you can have one everyday of the week for that price by making them at home.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make a strong coffee, you can brew a ratio of 3 heaping tbsp of coffee to 6 cups water.
  2. Add vanillin to the coffee grinds before making the coffee, that way it will infuse while brewing.
  3. Once coffee is done brewing, place milk in a large cup and microwave until hot.
  4. In a tall glass combine the coffee, milk, and caramel syrup and stir well.
  5. Add sugar in small increments until desired sweetness is achieved, don't forget that the caramel will sweeten this beverage as well.
  6. Top with whipped cream and drizzle caramel.
  7. Enjoy!


Most Helpful

You can't make these with coffee, you need to use espresso in order to make them taste like they should. Not saying this won't taste good, but it won't taste like Starbucks. Substitute the 6oz of coffee in this recipe with 2 shots of espresso and then you have have a treat!

Shane H. November 22, 2013

Mine turned out absolutely disgusting. I used hershey's caramel syrup, so I think that was the problem, but I don't know. Either way it didn't turn out tasting anything like Starbucks.

Nommanic September 13, 2012

This version is great. I love the Starbucks version and had to try it. Now I make it almost every morning myself. Without having to spend tons of money.

Monique #2 November 04, 2011

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