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For almost 4 years, I was a barista at a Starbucks inChicago So it’s not a surprise that I was spending lavishly on lattes, investing as much as $40 a week.

But I’ve considering that cut down on purchasing coffee every day, and it has actually conserved me a great deal of cash. Now I make my own beverages in the house. It’s simple and tastes simply as excellent.

Home dishes motivated by Starbucks’ most popular beverages

I advise acquiring a moka pot, which is a stove-top or electrical coffee machine. They are available in a range of sizes and expense anywhere from $17 to $99

For an affordable device that does it all, the DeLonghi Stilosa Espresso Machine is an outstanding choice.

If you wish to steam milk however do not have a steam wand, you can quickly boil or microwave it.

Here are a few of my preferred at-home dishes, motivated by popular Starbucks beverages (based upon a 16- ounce cup size):

1. Caramel Macchiato


  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla syrup
  • Caramel sauce
  • 3/4 cup of your milk of option
  • 2 shots of espresso
  • Ice (optional)


  1. Grab a coffee mug and include some vanilla syrup.
  2. Pour in milk practically to the top, leaving space for espresso and ice.
  3. Add some ice and put espresso over it.
  4. Drizzle caramel on top.

2. White Chocolate Mocha


  • 1 tablespoon of white chocolate sauce (or 1 tablespoon of melted white chocolate chips)
  • 3/4 cup of your milk of option
  • 2 shots of espresso
  • Ice (optional)
  • Whipped cream (optional)


  1. Grab a coffee mug and include the white chocolate sauce (or chips).
  2. Get the espresso going. When all set, put it into the mug and stir so the sauce and espresso are completely combined.
  3. Pour milk in.
  4. Add ice.
  5. Top it off with some whipped cream.

3. Chai Latte



  1. Pour equivalent parts chai concentrate and milk into a steaming pitcher and steam. (I advise about 2 minutes in the microwave.)
  2. Heat to wanted temperature level (I warm my own to 150 degrees) and put into a coffee mug.
  3. Sprinkle in cinnamon and nutmeg to taste. Stir and take pleasure in.

4. Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew


  • Cold brew of option (canned, bottled or homemade all work)
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla syrup
  • 1/2 cup of 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup of heavy light whipping cream
  • Ice


  1. Grab a mug and gather wanted quantity of cold brew.
  2. Fill with ice, leaving space at the top for vanilla sweet cream.
  3. In a different cup, mix together the milk, light whipping cream and 3 pumps of vanilla syrup.
  4. Pour wanted quantity of vanilla sweet cream into cold brew.

5. Peppermint Mocha


  • 1 tablespoon mocha sauce (I’m a fan of Monin Dark Chocolate Sauce) or melted chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon of peppermint syrup
  • 2 shots of your espresso of option
  • Milk of option, to taste
  • Ice (optional)
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Chocolate shavings (optional)


  1. Grab a coffee mug and include your mocha sauce and peppermint syrup.
  2. Get your espresso going. Once it’s all set, put into your mug and stir. Make sure the espresso, peppermint syrup and mocha sauce are combined completely.
  3. Pour in your milk of option.
  4. Add ice, then leading it off with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

Stefania Marzelia is a content developer and previous Starbucks barista. She resides in Chicago, where she partners with regional coffee bar to host coffee tastings and barista training workshops. She is likewise the creator of Stefania the Label Follow her on Instagram and TikTok.

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