This homemade copycat Starbucks caramel Macchiato recipe is so simple you’ll be enjoying these all summer long!
Caramel Macchiato is a multi-layered coffee that can be served hot or iced. The word Macchiato actually means marked or stained in Italian. When you make this delicious drink, it forms gorgeous layers that are not only tasty but aesthetically pleasing as well.
You can use pre-made vanilla syrup, such as Torani Vanilla bean syrup or you can make your own (recipe included at the bottom of the post)
HOT Caramel Macchiato:
Stir & Enjoy.
Makes 1 Grande Caramel Macchiato
Iced Caramel Macchiato
Fill a tall glass with ice, add vanilla syrup. Pour the milk over the ice and vanilla syrup. Next slowly pour the espresso shot over the milk, creating a layered effect.
Add a straw and enjoy!
Homemade Vanilla Syrup:
2 cups of water
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Combine 2 cups water & 1 1/2 c. sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, simmer 5 minutes.
Remove from heat, add 3/4 tsp vanilla extract.
Cool. Store in a covered container in the fridge.