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Caramel Macchiato (Starbucks Copycat Recipe)

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If you’re wondering “what is a macchiato,” don’t worry; you’re not alone.

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The Italian word macchiato means “marked” or “stained,” and refers to the color left on the milk after pouring the espresso into it.

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While a typical macchiato should be made with steamed milk being poured in the cup before the shots of espresso...

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many coffeehouses (Starbucks included) don’t train their baristas to make it this way.

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Instead, they make it in the style of a latte (with espresso being topped with steamed milk) with a drizzle of caramel on the top of the drink.

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Add a bit of caramel at the bottom of the cup before pouring in the remaining simple ingredients for a ton of flavor!

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In any event, since this is a copycat Starbucks caramel macchiato recipe that has syrup in the coffee and milk...

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...and is topped with whipped cream and more caramel sauce, I honestly don’t think it matters!

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Click the link below for the entire recipe!