Starbucks Dupes: The Best Copycat Iced Drinks to Make at Home
Blog | August 8th, 2022
Coffee is no longer a hot wake-up that you have to acquire a taste for. Choices aren’t limited to a jittery boost, a bitter taste, or even cold weather. With Starbucks on the scene, there are endless options including decaf, countless flavors, icy cold brews, and some that aren’t coffee-related at all!
Thanks to name-brand connoisseurs always looking for substitutes for secret recipes, we have copycat versions that serve up a real deal of taste with added savings on daily coffee shop routines! Here are some of those recipes for the best in Starbucks-style iced favorites that you can make without leaving home!
The Pink Drink
Let's start with the popular drink that's just what its name says…”pink drink“. The color alone says spring and summer, but mixed with fruit flavors and coconut you’ll have a perfectly refreshing non-coffee drink any time!
Combine milk and white chocolate sauce in a cup. Using a frother is recommended.
Add espresso and stir.
Fill the cup with ice.
Top with whipped cream.
Iced Matcha Latte
While coffee gives you a boost, adding Matcha adds sustained energy with no spikes or crashing lows. Plus you’ll be adding awesome health benefits rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants for healthy brain and heart health while fighting against heart disease, cancer, and type two diabetes!
1 cup of milk of your choice
1- 2 teaspoons of high-quality Matcha
1 Tablespoon of vanilla syrup
1 cup of ice
Put milk, Matcha powder and vanilla syrup together in a cup.
Yep, it’s that easy!
Starbucks Vanilla Iced Coffee
Sometimes simple is better and that’s what you get with this easy to make cold wake-up.This one will come in handy when you make too much coffee and don’t want to waste it. Simply recycle into a tasty boost for later!
8 tablespoons of ground coffee
12 ounces of water
1-2 tablespoons of vanilla syrup
3 tablespoons of half-and-half
Make your home-brewed coffee with the first two ingredients and chill in the refrigerator.
When ready to serve, pour all ingredients into a glass and stir.
Add ice and serve.
Do not add ice until you are ready to pour your drink.