Iced Caramel Macchiato

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5 from 2 votes
This Iced Caramel Macchiato is the perfect dupe for my favorite coffee houses. When I do not have the inspiration necessary to get out of my pajamas, I can make this and enjoy it without having to leave home.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Picture of Iced Caramel Macciato in ason jar with pink straw with others in background

This Iced Caramel Macchiato is the perfect dupe for my favorite coffee houses. When I do not have the inspiration necessary to get out of my pajamas, I can make this and enjoy it without having to leave home.

Picture of Iced Caramel Macciato in ason jar with pink straw with others in background

This hack for my favorite coffee houses Iced Caramel Macchiato is one of my personal indulgences that I allow myself to enjoy. It is so much cheaper to make it at home and I can adjust the flavor and strength as I want.

What actually is a macchiato? Find out more here.

  • 5 MINUTES: How can you not love happiness in a mug in 5 minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: Just a few ingredients and you have everything you need
  • Adaptable: Low sugar and dairy free options are easy with this recipe

What You Need to Make you Iced Caramel Macchiato

Coffee, caramel and other ingredients to make the iced caramel macchiato

Ingredients

Equipment

How to Make Caramel Macchiato- Step by Step

Pouring creamer into coffee and then caramel and other ingredients to make caramel macchiato
  • Make Coffee: First, pour coffee into your favorite mug over ice.
  • Mix Sauce: Second, add the caramel sauce and sugar and stir until combined.
  • Cream: Next add the heavy cream.
  • Top: Finally, with whipped cream and drizzle with caramel sauce.
Close up of Iced caramel macchiato in a mason jar with a pink straw and caramel drizzle on top

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Common Questions About This Recipe

WHAT TYPE OF COFFEE IS BEST FOR MACCHIATOS?

A stronger darker coffee is great for this drink. Italian coffee is an excellent choice.

HOW DO I PREPARE THE COFFEE?

Many coffee makers now have the option for making Iced Coffee. If you do not have one, brew an extra cup in the morning and store it in the fridge for your macchiato.

CAN I USE PREMADE COFFEE?

Absolutely, they make great iced coffee that you can purchase in the supermarket refrigerator section.

CAN I LIGHTEN THIS RECIPE UP?

Indeed it is quite easy. Use a sugar free caramel syrup. (In fact this is my favorite). use your favorite sugar replacement and enjoy.

CAN I MAKE THIS DAIRY FREE?

Of course, I like this Silk variety.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH RECIPE?

My Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Biscotti, Red Velvet Cookies or Blueberry Streusel Muffins are some of my favorite accompaniments.

Shot of the top of the iced caramel macchiato with a pink and white stripped straw

Expert Tips for Making Iced Macchiatos

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Great for brunch or ladies lunch. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and enjoy.
  • Add Alcohol: Yep! replace the heavy whipping cream with some Baily’s Irish Cream or Kahlua
  • Short cut tip:Use an Espresso powder for a quick kick.
  • Variation tip: Try a drizzle of chocolate syrup on top or a chocolate whipped cream.

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Picture of Iced Caramel Macciato in ason jar with pink straw with others in background

Iced Caramel Macchiato

5 from 2 votes
This Iced Caramel Macchiato is the perfect dupe for my favorite coffee houses. When I do not have the inspiration necessary to get out of my pajamas, I can make this and enjoy it without having to leave home.
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Servings: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz coffee
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp caramel sauce

Instructions

  • Pour coffee into your favorite mug over ice
  • Mix caramel sauce and sugar into hot coffee until melted.
  • Stir in heavy cream.
  • top with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Great for brunch or ladies lunch. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and enjoy.
  • Add Alcohol: Yep! replace the heavy whipping cream with some Baily’s Irish Cream or Kahlua
  • Short cut tip:Use an Espresso powder for a quick kick.
  • Variation tip: Try a drizzle of chocolate syrup on top or a chocolate whipped cream.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 459IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg

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