Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe

If you’re a fan of Starbucks’ Caramel Frappuccino, you’re going to love this homemade version that you can whip up without leaving your house. This recipe is a game-changer, letting you enjoy the iconic drink whenever you want, right from your kitchen.

This Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino recipe is not only simple but also satisfying. The flavors are spot on, and it’s so good that you’ll find yourself making it again and again.

Sometimes when you buy a Caramel Frappuccino they can be a bit too sweet ruining the taste of the drink, but when you make it at home you can alter the sweetness and make it exactly how you like it.

This drink is great for any occasion, if you need a caffeine kick or a refreshing drink to cool you down, it will keep you very happy.

Why You Should Try This Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe

This Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino recipe is fantastic because it’s straightforward and you do not need to be a guru in the kitchen to make it.

It’s a tasty comfort drink, full of flavor, and doesn’t need any hard-to-find ingredients.

Personally, I love making this drink at home because I can control exactly what goes into it, I have made a healthier version of this drink using low-fat milk and sugar-free syrup which was tasty.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of strong brewed coffee (chilled)
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 3 tablespoons of caramel syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • Whipped cream

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Blender
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Coffee maker or method to brew coffee
  • Tall glass or mason jar
  • Straw

How to Make a Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino

Step 1: Brew the Coffee

Make a strong cup of coffee and let it cool down or put it in the fridge to chill.

Step 2: Blend the Ingredients

Put the coffee, milk, ice, caramel syrup, and sugar into a blender. Blend until it’s smooth and creamy.

Step 3: Taste and Adjust

Taste your frappuccino and if you want it sweeter or more caramel-flavored, add more sugar or caramel syrup and blend again.

Step 4: Serve

Pour the frappuccino into a tall glass or mason jar.

Step 5: Top with Whipped Cream

Put a lot of whipped cream on top and drizzle more caramel syrup over the whipped cream.

What pairs well with this Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe

This Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe pairs wonderfully with various snacks and meals such as a tasty croissant, Penn Station Cookie Recipe, and a cheesecake.

If you plan to have this drink early in the morning then you may want it with Cheesecake Factory Avocado Egg Rolls Recipe so it’s a full-on breakfast meal.

Just to highlight this drink doesn’t necessarily have to pair with any other meal and I have had this alone many times.

Tips

  • Be careful with the amount of sugar and caramel syrup you use, add small amounts and keep tasting until it’s exactly right. It’s much easier to add than it is to remove.
  • If you are vegan use any plant-based milk and make sure that the caramel syrup and whipped cream are vegan-friendly.
  • Feel free to add vanilla extract or sea salt for more flavor.
  • If you want to avoid caffeine, you can also use decaf coffee which will work.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use flavored coffee?

Of course, flavored coffee can add an extra layer of depth to your frappuccino.

What can I use instead of caramel syrup?

You can use maple syrup or even honey if you don’t have caramel syrup in your cupboard.

How can I make my frappuccino thicker?

If you prefer your frap a bit thicker you can add more ice cubes and reduce the amount of milk.

How can I make this frappuccino healthier?

If you want to want this recipe to be healthier you can use low-fat milk or plant-based milk to cut down on the calories. You can also use sugar-free caramel syrup and only add a little bit of whipped cream.

Conclusion

Recreating this Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe at home is simpler than you may think.

All it needs are some basic ingredients and a blender, you can enjoy this classic drink without spending too much money.

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Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe

Recipe by JuliaCourse: DrinksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking timeminutes
Calories

300

kcal
Total time

10

minutes

Craving a tasty drink from Starbucks? Learn how to make this sweet and creamy Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe right at home.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of strong brewed coffee (chilled)

  • 1 cup of milk

  • 1 cup of ice

  • 3 tablespoons of caramel syrup

  • 2 tablespoons of sugar

  • Whipped cream

Directions

  • Make a strong cup of coffee and let it cool down or put it in the fridge to chill.
  • Put the coffee, milk, ice, caramel syrup, and sugar into a blender. Blend until it’s smooth and creamy.
  • Taste your frappuccino and if you want it sweeter or more caramel-flavored, add more sugar or caramel syrup and blend again.
  • Pour the frappuccino into a tall glass or mason jar.
  • Put a lot of whipped cream on top and drizzle more caramel syrup over the whipped cream.

Notes

  • If you are vegan use any plant-based milk and make sure that the caramel syrup and whipped cream are vegan-friendly.
  • Feel free to add vanilla extract or sea salt for more flavor.
  • If you want to avoid caffeine, you can also use decaf coffee which will work.
  • Be careful with the amount of sugar and caramel syrup you use, add small amounts and keep tasting until it's exactly right. It's much easier to add than it is to remove.
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Julia

I create recipes almost every day, sometimes with a little help from my husband (who’s a great taste tester!). Oh, and did I mention I’m a mom of two awesome kids, Sofia and Noah? They love trying my new recipes and always push me to create more and experiment with new dishes.