The summer season is all about beach jaunts, sunshine, and cooling down with delicious beverages. And when you’re trying to save your hard-earned cash, knowing how to make Starbucks iced coffee drinks at home can save the day. However, this isn’t about ditching everyone’s favorite green mermaid. It comes down to becoming a self-sustainable iced coffee and tea enthusiast. I can see you nodding in agreement from here.
When you know how to make your favorite Starbucks summer treats, you won’t even have to leave the house when the craving hits. This can be useful when you have last-minute visitors. It also comes in handy when the temperature is so high that you couldn’t imagine stepping foot outside. Hello,summer humidity.
Once you learn the ropes of making Frappuccinos, cold brew, and iced tea, don’t be afraid to get creative. Experiment with different flavors and ingredients to invent a beverage that you seriously adore. Before you know it, you’ll be able to whip up everything from Starbucks’ Iced Coconut Milk Mocha Macchiato to the almighty Shaken Iced Berry Sangria Herbal Tea. Brush yo’ shoulders off, folks.
Ready to tap into your inner barista? Here are the top 15 copycat Starbucks iced drinks recipes.
1. Homemade Iced Coffee
2. Homemade Frappuccino
Get in touch with your DIY side and make a homemade beverage inspired by Starbucks’ bottled Frappuccinos. Get the details at The Merry Thought.
3. Mocha Frappuccino
Thanks to Pastry Affair, you can take things up a notch and make a Mocha Frappuccino version in your very own kitchen. Plus, you can make it as chocolaty as you’d like. Score.
4. Green Tea Lemonade
Of course, Starbucks isn’t just all about the coffee. Cool down with a refreshing green tea lemonade using this guide by A Beautiful Mess. The post even features four other matcha green tea recipes, too.
5. Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino
Can’t wait until autumn for pumpkin spice goodness? Me neither. Get the party started with this salted caramel pumpkin spice version of your favorite Frappuccino by What’s Cooking Love.
6. Vanilla Iced Chai Latte
Brew up the perfect medley of flavors with The Grant Life‘s vanilla iced chai latte recipe. You might be surprised at how easy it is to whip up (pun intended).
7. Iced Mint Coffee
If you’re a fan of mint, then you’re in luck. With Style and Grace figured out how to infuse coffee with fresh mint for a drink that is reminiscent of a Starbucks’ holiday beverage.
8. Toasted Coconut Cold Brew Coffee
But wait… there’s more. For a more tropical touch, try adding toasted coconut to your cold brew. This version A Beautiful Mess is like the cooler older cousin of a Starbucks cold brew with coconut milk.
9. Copycat Oreo Cookie Frappuccino Recipe
For a two-in-one treat, head to Thrifty DIY Diva for an Oreo cookie Frappuccino inspired by Starbucks’ secret menu. This beautiful concoction will be sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.