Apple Crisp Macchiato

Starbucks  Copycat Recipe

If you're loving Starbucks Apple Crisp Macchiato, you're going to want to try this easy copycat recipe you can enjoy at home any time!

Makes:  1 Grande Macchiato Prep Time: 10 mins

What is a Macchiato?

A traditional macchiato is mostly espresso, with a touch of milk. But at Starbucks, they're a little espresso and a lot of steamed milk. Plus a flavored syrup and a bit of frothed milk on top.


1) Apple Brown Sugar Simple Syrup (recipe provided) 2) Brewed espresso or strong coffee 3) Steamed milk 4) Frothed milk 5) Caramel & ground cinnamon for topping (optional)

Simple Syrup Ingredients:

1) Water 2) Brown sugar (light or dark) 3) Apples, sliced 4) Ground cinnamon

Put water, sugar, sliced apples, & cinnamon in saucepan & bring mixture to a boil.

Make Simple Syrup

Lower heat & let simmer for 15-20 mins, until mixture has thickened into a syrup & apples have softened.

Make Simple Syrup

Strain mixture into a bowl, pressing down on apples to extract as much juice as possible.

Make Simple Syrup

Keep syrup in bowl or pour into a mason jar & place in fridge to cool completely.

Cool Simple Syrup

Add apple brown sugar simple syrup & brewed espresso to a heat-proof glass.

Make Macchiato

Heat Milk to 140-150 degrees. I like to to put milk in jar, shake, & heat in microwave to makes teamed milk & froth.

Make Macchiato

Pour steamed milk in glass & top with froth.

Make Macchiato

Top with more simple syrup, caramel & cinnamon

Finish Macchiato