I’m a longtime Starbucks addict, I admit it. But, my Starbucks addiction is not wallet-friendly. It’s particularly hard to pass up the elaborate drinks Starbucks showcases during the holiday season, because they’re just so sweet and frothy. It was hard enough when Starbucks unveiled its pumpkin spice latte (“PSL”) for the fall season. Now, the peppermint mocha has been unleashed on coffee addicts (such as myself) as the post-Halloween Christmas rush gains momentum.
If only there were a way to replicate Starbucks drinks recipes at home…Well there is! Our friends at AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes.com have some budget-friendly and easy ways to make many of Starbucks signature drinks, slow-cooker-style! With these slow cooker drink recipes for Starbucks copycats, you can enjoy your favorite seasonal Starbucks drink recipes any time you like in the comfort of your kitchen, without dishing out $4 or $5 per cup. These copycat Starbucks recipes will not only curb your daily cravings but sweet, hot drinks, but they’re also great to serve around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays–and they won’t break the bank!
Starbucks Drinks Recipes:
Copycat Caramel Apple Cider
Whether you’re still in the midst of your fall apple craze, or just need a hot drink to warm you up, this copycat Starbucks recipe for Caramel Apple Cider won’t disappoint! This recipe only requires four simple ingredients–what could be easier? You can also serve this fruity, hot Starbucks drink recipe around Christmas time. There’s really no bad time to enjoy a hot glass of apple cider! This recipe yields 12 servings, so it’s great for entertaining (and certainly cheaper than buying it at Starbucks!).
Simple Copycat Pumpkin Spice Latte
This slow cooker drink recipe for a Simple Pumpkin Spice Latte only takes 2 hours in your slow cooker on HIGH. If you’ve already stocked your pantry with some fall ingredients such as canned pumpkin, this easy drink recipe will be a cinch! It includes canned pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and some other baking ingredient basics you likely already have in the house, such as vanilla extract. Be sure to top your pumpkin latte with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon for a creamy pumpkin delight.
Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate/Peppermint Mocha Recipe
Whenever the Christmas season rolls around, Starbucks’ signature peppermint mocha drink always comes to mind! Peppermint is one of the primary dessert flavors of Christmas, and it’s just so delicious when combine with cocoa and cocoa-like coffee. You can make this slow cooker drink recipe two ways, either as a Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate, or make it a coffee drink and turn it into a Peppermint Mocha. This sweet and minty drink yields 10 servings, so it’s great to serve for a family gathering around the holidays.
Slow Cooker Gingerbread Latte Recipe
Usher in Santa’s season with this easy and tasty Starbucks drink recipe for a Slow Cooker Gingerbread Latte. If you love gingerbread cookies, this warm drink is the next best thing (or maybe even better!). Ground ginger, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves give this warm Starbucks drink recipe its signature gingerbread cookie flavor. Top it off your gingerbread latte with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick for a special touch.
For even more copycat Starbucks drinks recipes, along with copycat recipes of some of their delicious cakes, be sure to check out this collection from our friends at AllFreeCopycatRecipes.com, 15 Starbucks Drink Recipes + 3 Bonus Copycat Coffee Recipes.
What’s your favorite seasonal warm drink?
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