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Iced Caramel Macchiato


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Mmmm the beloved caramel macchiato. Who doesn’t love a sweet and creamy caramel macchiato?!

Ok, that’s a trick question. My roommate. My roommate doesn’t love caramel macchiato’s! But, if you’re in the sane 98% of society and can attest to the deliciousness that is this drink, then keep on reading my friend.

A coffee house staple is brought to the comfort of your own kitchen with simple ingredients you probably already have on hand. In a few quick minutes, you’ll be sipping your worries away and didn’t even have to leave your pjs.

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Iced Caramel Macchiato

First, let’s break down what a Caramel Macchiato actually is, other than a fun word to keep saying over and over.

It is a layered espresso drink of vanilla syrup, cold milk, espresso (or strong brewed coffee) and caramel sauce. The traditional Macchiato does not have whipped cream, but I advise bucking the trend on that one.

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You’ll need…

  • 8oz Strong brewed coffee or instant espresso
  • Ice  
  • 2 oz vanilla syrup
  • ½ cup milk of your choosing (I used whole)
  • 2 Tablespoons caramel sauce
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • (2) 8-12oz glasses

Instructions

Step 1:

Prep: Brew coffee, let cool, and fill the glass up with ice.

Brewing coffee

Step 2:

Add 1oz of vanilla syrup to the glass.

filling the glass up with ice and vanilla syrup

Step 3:

Drizzle the caramel sauce over the sides of the glass. Then, carefully pour 4oz of milk into the glass.

pouring caramel sauce and milk into glass

Step 4:

Pour the coffee/espresso through the center of the milk.

Pouring the espresso into the glass with milk and caramel sauce

Step 5:

Top with whipped cream and a generous drizzle of caramel sauce.

Iced Caramel Macchiato

Caramel Macchiato

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

A sweet coffee house staple is brought to the comfort of your own kitchen with simple ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Ingredients

  • 8oz Strong brewed coffee or instant espresso
  • Ice
  • 2 oz vanilla syrup
  • ½ cup milk of your choosing (I used whole)
  • 2 Tablespoons caramel sauce
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • (2) 8-12oz glasses

Instructions

  1. Brew coffee and let cool
  2. Fill each cup up with ice
  3. Add 1oz of vanilla syrup to each cup, then carefully pour 4oz of milk into each
  4. Pour the coffee/espresso through the center of the milk
  5. Top with whipped cream and a generous drizzle of caramel sauce
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 240Total Fat: 7g

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