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Master These Starbucks Drink Recipes at Home

Published On 12/07/2015 Published On 12/07/2015

Are you sick and tired of waiting all year long for sweater weather so you can finally order a pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks? Are you bored of waiting in crazy lines every spring just to enjoy cold brew?? Well, have we got something for you!! Read on for nine Starbucks drink recipes you can make at home.

Courtesy of Love Grows Wild

Peppermint mocha

Using almond milk in lieu of the full-fat stuff makes this minty hot chocolate considerably healthier than the Starbucks alternative, if you even care. Get the recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Coffee
  • Milk
  • Cocoa powder
  • Candy canes

 

Caramel Frappuccino

Tastes just like the real thing! Recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Ice
  • Coffee
  • Milk
  • Caramel
Courtesy of Katie at the Kitchen Door

White chocolate latte

Real white chocolate means this latte even better than Starbucks’ version. The recipe’s right here.

Key ingredients:

  • White chocolate
  • Milk
  • Espresso
  • Vanilla

 

Caramel macchiato

Learn how to make your own vanilla syrup and caramel sauce and have macchiatos for days. All you need to know is here.

Key ingredients:

  • Vanilla syrup
  • Milk
  • Espresso
  • Caramel sauce
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Cold brew

Little known secret: Cold brew is even easier to make than the hot stuff. Don’t pay $5 a cup here.

Key ingredients:

  • Coffee
  • Water
  • Ice

 

Eggnog latte

Have your eggnog latte, even if it ‘tis not the season. Recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Espresso
  • Milk
  • Eggnog
Courtesy of LeelaLicious

Java chip Frappuccino

Chill out with this chocolatey concoction for only a fraction of the price. Get the recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Espresso
  • Whipped topping
  • Ice
  • Cocoa powder
  • Chocolate chips

 

Gingerbread latte

A latte works great at warming you up in the winter. Spice it up with actual ground ginger to make it even more effective. Recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Espresso
  • Ground ginger
  • Molasses
  • Milk
Courtesy of I am a Food Blog

Pumpkin spice latte

PSLs are mad basic, but making them yourself is definitely not! Welcome sweater weather with the recipe right here.

Key ingredients:

  • Espresso
  • Milk
  • Brown sugar
  • Pumpkin spice
  • Pumpkin

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Perry Santanachote is Thrillist's recipes editor and hates lines, especially the Starbucks variety. Follow her at @perrysant.

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