Most Popular Starbucks Copycat Drink Recipes

Shannon Cairns

July 21, 2021


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Love Starbucks but hate the prices? Learn how to make your own Starbucks Copycat Drinks!

When you’re trying to start and stick to a budget one of the hardest things is cutting out those extras like your daily or weekly Starbucks trip.

What if you could make your own Starbucks copycat recipes at home though? Skip the lines, getting in the car, spending 3 times the money, and make them at home!

You’ll also love: How to get free Starbucks giftcards

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Starbucks Copycat Recipes Supplies:

(Getting some of these supplies will allow you to make multiple different drinks from the same ingredients!)

1. Caramel Frappuccino

This is one of the most popular drinks we see ordered and you can make it at home in just 5 minutes with supplies to make it more than once!

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2. Iced Caramel Macchiato

Make your own macchiatos at home with just five ingredients! (Although one of those ingredients is espresso so you will need an espresso machine to make it.) However, if you find yourself buying multiple cups per day from Starbucks, investing in an at home espresso machine might be worth it!

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3. Salted Caramel Frappuccino

Another super easy-to-make recipe, this one only requires four ingredients this time. If you need it to be more Keto friendly, carb friendly, etc there are recipe adaptations you can make that are super easy!

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4. Keto Pink Drink

This is one you may not know by this name, but it’s pretty popular on TikTok. This one does take a little bit longer to make but if you are following the Keto diet and want that drink, it’s worth the wait!

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5. Matcha Green Tea Frapp

Green tea has a ton of healthy perks and this recipe allows you to make your own at home for half the price! Again only a five-ingredient drink and if you love matcha you likely already have everything you need! (Make the Iced Matcha Latte at home too)

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6. Strawberry Acai Refresher

Add some fruit to the mix and make your own strawberry acai refreshers, perfect as a Summer or year-round drink! This recipe does call for more ingredients but still only takes 5 minutes to make!

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7. White Chocolate Mocha

If you’re a chocolate lover then you NEED to try the white chocolate mocha recipe! While this is a more common drink in the Fall and Winter, you can make it year-round at home! It does require seven ingredients but most of them you’ll already have at home!

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8. Hot Chocolate

If you aren’t a huge fan of coffee but still want to get a taste of the good hot chocolate, learn how to make the Starbucks Hot Chocolate at home! You only need five ingredients including vanilla extract and one batch actually makes enough for two servings.

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9. Irish Cream Cold Brew

So according to rumor, after the pumpkin cold brew did so well, the Irish Cream Cold Brew was released and became just as popular. So you can make and try one of the most popular Starbucks drinks right at home without the price tag!

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10. Unicorn Frappuccino

The Unicorn Frappuccino is said to be one of the Starbucks drinks on the secret menu. (Which means it’s not advertised and you may have to tell your barista how to make it). Now you can make all the unicorn frapps you want for the whole family! (You can adjust the ingredients for kids)

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11. Vanilla Frappuccino

A classic but still a good pick, the vanilla frappuccino is super easy to make at home! What’s even better is this one only needs three ingredients and the kids can have it too! (Grab some of the Starbucks reusable cups to give the kids a treat)

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12. Chai Latte

Another quick Starbucks copycat recipe, this chai latte can be made in just 10 minutes at home! Even better, you can adjust your ingredients to make it more or less sweet than in the store.

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Try making these easy copycat Starbucks coffee recipes at home, and let me know which one is your favorite!

Also, if you still want to visit your local Starbucks, see how you can earn Free $5 Starbucks Gift Cards!

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  1. Finally, tips from a gal who knows what it’s really like to live on a budget, but have ideas they like to do !


hi! I'm shannon

I’m a wife, mom of three, doctor, and blogger! In 2018, I decided to turn my mom blog, into a personal finance blog so others could follow along on our journey to pay off over HALF a MILLION dollars in student loan and practice start up debt. I hope you enjoy following along, and maybe even find some inspiration along the way.