How to Brew

Decadent Caramel Brulee Latte Recipe

Just so you know, if you click on a product on RoastyCoffee.com and decide to buy it, we may earn a small commission.

 

Picture this: you’re curled up in a blanket on your couch and you’ve got a piping hot mug of rich and smooth espresso and creamy steamed milk, topped with fluffy whipped cream and a drizzle of sweet caramel syrup in hand. This sounds dreamy, doesn’t it — relaxing with a nice caramel brûlée latte?

There’s just one problem: in an effort to save a few bucks, you promised yourself you would keep your trips to Starbucks to a minimum.

But just because you’ve decided to make your coffee at home doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your beloved latte. In as little as 5 minutes, you’ll be sipping on a copycat drink that’s so good, you’d swear it came from Starbucks.

Like Free Coffee? Get your first bag free with an Atlas Coffee World Tour Click here to get the deal

WHAT’S A CARAMEL BRULEE LATTE, ANYWAY?

This customer-favorite usually holds its spot on Starbucks’s menu from fall until the end of the holiday season, and it’s the coffee shop franchise’s attempt at replicating the rich flavor of real crème brûlée.

And since customers have campaigned for this drink to have a permanent spot on the menu and spent their days working on recipes for an adequate duplicate to sip year-round, it’s fair to say the attempt has been successful. We’re sure you’ll love this latte, too.

HOMEMADE CARAMEL BRÛLÉE LATTE RECIPE

Caramel Brulee Latte Recipe

YOU’LL NEED:

  • 2 tablespoons of caramel sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of French vanilla syrup
  • 3/4 cup of strong brewed coffee
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • Whipped cream
  • Raw sugar

THE PROCESS:

Step 1:

You’ll need to make 3/4 of a cup of your favorite coffee or 2 shots of high-quality espresso. We, like most coffee fanatics, believe fresher is better, so if you have a coffee grinder on hand, it’s best to grind your own beans right before it’s time for the coffee to be brewed.

Brewed Espresso

Step 2:

Add the caramel sauce to the bottom and sides of a cup or mug, and follow with French vanilla syrup and coffee (or espresso, if you opted for that extra boost of caffeine).

Caramel Syrup

Step 3:

Next, pour in the heavy cream and stir the mixture for 20 seconds or until it’s smooth.

Heavy Cream Pour

Step 4:

Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of raw sugar to imitate the crunchy sweet top layer of a crème brûlée. If you just can’t get enough caramel, drizzle a bit of caramel sauce over the whipped cream, too — so delicious!

Caramel Brulee Toppings

ENJOY!

With virtually no prep time and the use of ingredients you probably already have in your home, this caramel brûlée latte recipe is a guaranteed hit and the perfect way to satisfy a Starbucks Coffee craving in a pinch. And if you find yourself wanting to enjoy this latte on a hot summer afternoon, try it over ice, too — it’s delicious, easy, and will not disappoint!

Caramel Brulee Latte Recipe

Decadent Caramel Brulee Latte

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Don't wait in the Starbucks line for this delicious latte, make it at home! Steam your milk, turn on the fireplace, and get cozy! All the holiday flavors you love!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of caramel sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of French vanilla syrup
  • 3/4 cup of strong brewed coffee
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • Whipped cream
  • Raw sugar

Instructions

    1. Squeeze caramel sauce into the bottom of a cup.
    2. Add in french vanilla syrup.
    3. Pour coffee over the caramel sauce and syrup followed by the heavy cream.
    4. Mix and top with whipped cream and raw sugar for decoration! 
Share the goods

Recommended Reads

  • How to Brew

    Sweet Cinnamon Vanilla Latte Recipe

    You'll have everything you need with this sweet cinnamon vanilla latte recipe founded to cure the Monday blues QUICK!

  • How to Brew

    Spiced Thai Coffee Recipe

    This Thai coffee recipe won't taste like it's off the streets of Thailand but you won't be able to get enough of this Americanized version!

  • Coffee Facts

    Our Absolute Favorite Thai Iced Coffee Recipes

    Looking for a drink with rich and unique flavors? Try one of these Thai iced coffee recipes to quench your caffeine craving.

  • How to Brew

    Creamy Matcha Latte Recipe

    This warm and revitalizing creamy matcha latte recipe is perfect for when you want a latte but are hoping to skip the espresso.

  • How to Brew

    What Is A Cortadito?

    Find out how you can create a Cortadito and the best way to drink it! You'll also find out how it differs from other coffee recipes.

  • Coffee Facts

    The Best Starbucks Drinks

    Can't choose a drink at Starbucks depending on your taste preferences? Consider this your official "To-Do List" of the best Starbucks drinks!

Brew like a Barista
from home

The Home Barista Coffee Course 14-lesson video course about brewing consistently amazing coffee at home. Stream or download the entire course to learn how to make coffee as good as your local barista for a fraction of the cost.

Like Free Coffee? Get your first bag free with an Atlas Coffee World Tour Click here to get the deal
Learn more
Skip to Recipe