two starbucks caramel apple ciders in clear mugs topped with whipped cream next to cinnamon sticks
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Copy Cat Starbucks Apple Cider

Just like Starbucks caramel apple cider, this copycat recipe is a crowd pleaser for sure!
Course beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword caramel apple cider, copycat starbucks apple cider, starbucks apple cider
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 824kcal
Author Pretty Providence

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 bag of mulled spice
  • whipped cream
  • caramel
  • For the Cinnamon Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Heat water in microwave for 2 minutes. Steep spices for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add 4 Tbsp of cinnamon syrup.
  • Top with whipped cream and caramel.
  • For Cinnamon Syrup:
  • Bring water and sugars to a boil and stir in cinnamon.
  • Keep syrup in fridge for up to one month.

Notes

Pro Tips: 

  • You can easily make this recipe for a party or a large group as well. In a crockpot add 12 cups of your favorite apple cider and heat on low for 2 hours. Make your cinnamon syrup as directed and add the entire batch into the crock pot and whisk to combine. Garnish with whipped cream and caramel. 
  • Use your favorite store bough caramel sauce (I like Torani or Ghiradeli) or you can make your own using this recipe
  • Store leftovers in the fridge for up to ten days. The cinnamon syrup will keep in the fridge for up to a month in an airtight container. 
  • You can substitute water and a mulled spice bag for fresh apple juice if desired. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 824kcal | Carbohydrates: 214g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 207g | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 1.4mg