Hot Caramel Apple Cider (Starbucks Copycat)

READY IN: 8mins
Recipe by katie in the UP

I made these for a cookie exchange party, everyone loved them! Recipe is for 1 serving.

Top Review by anonymous23

I prefer this to the real Starbuck's caramel apple cider--I've used both caramel syrup and caramel sauce/topping in my cider. I leave the whipped cream off because I think it makes it too sweet. (Starbuck's cider is actually just apple juice, I think, and it's definitely NOT hard cider.) For the real Starbuck's recipe, use vanilla syrup in the cider and top the whipped cream with caramel sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 3 tablespoons caramel topping
  • 3 tablespoons real whipped cream


  1. Heat apple cider. (either microwave for 1, stove top for a couple or when I did them for a crowd I kept it hot in a crockpot).
  2. Drizzle caramel syrup in cup; stir to combine.
  3. Top with whipped cream.

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