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close up of a fancy, glass mug filled high with this starbucks copycat recipe. the Caramel Apple Spice drink is topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce.

Caramel Apple Spice - Starbucks Copycat

This copycat Starbucks recipe is cozy and satisfying, while toning down to sweetness to a more manageable level. A caramel apple spice is the perfect drink for a cool fall night!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Drink
Calories 192 kcal


  • 1 C apple cider
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon + more to top
  • 1 Tbsp caramel sauce or syrup + more to top
  • whipped cream for topping


  • Place apple cider, cinnamon, and caramel into a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk to combine and stir periodically throughout the heating process. Warm to desired temperature (approximately 5-10 minutes)
  • Pour hot cider into a mug, leaving room for whipped cream
  • Top with whipped cream, a drizzle of caramel, and a dusting of cinnamon


*Option for a spiked apple cider: add 1-2oz of bourbon or brandy prior to topping with whipped cream.


Calories: 192kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 79mgPotassium: 276mgFiber: 1gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 125IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 1mg
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