Hot Caramel Apple Cafe (Hot Drink)

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 5 mins

Move over traditional hot cocoa on a cold winters night; you will have a love affair with this concoction. I had this at a Starbucks earlier this year; after fooling around with ingredients, this is the clone. A wonderful drink to curl up with on a chilly night; great for a bonfire or a holiday gathering as well.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 -9 ounces apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon syrup
  • whipped cream
  • caramel syrup
  • nutmeg
  • cinnamon


  1. Bring 8 or 9oz of apple juice to a boil.
  2. Add 1 Tbsp of cinnamon syrup to the bottom of a 12 oz mug.
  3. Add boiled apple juice.
  4. Top with whipped cream, pour caramel syrup generously; let caramel run into juice.
  5. Add more whipped cream and caramel, if desired.
  6. Sprinkle whipped cream with nutmeg and cinnamon, if desired.


Most Helpful

Made this with a group, so we, of course had to up the servings quite a bit. Apparently, it did not affect the flavor, because this drink was "to-die-for"!!! It was fun because everyone could choose the amount of toppings they wanted on their drinks. Definitely a winner for those chilly winter nights. Thanks for sharing:) ~Manda

Manda October 22, 2002

This has become a favorite with my kids. Kind of soothing..........

tropics48 December 18, 2002

I served this at a party and it was a big hit. I couldn't find cinnamon syrup, so I just used cinnamon sticks when warming the apple juice. Thanks for sharing this great recipe; I'll be using it for winter gatherings this year and beyond!

Florrie December 14, 2002

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