Starbucks Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte Copycat

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Perfectly sweet cinnamon syrup is added to espresso, milk, and ice to create this delicious Starbucks copycat recipe. Make this decadent drink at home in less than 5 minutes, including the freshly whipped cream!

Starbucks Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte copycat drink in a cup with whipped cream.

Recipe Highlights

  • Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte is a Starbucks cold coffee drink made with their classic espresso, Cinnamon Dolce syrup, milk, ice, whipped cream, and Cinnamon Dolce sprinkles.
  • The cinnamon syrup can be homemade or store-bought. (It’s super easy to make it at home.)
  • This copycat drink recreates the Starbucks recipe so that it can be made in your kitchen, saving you money and a trip to Starbucks.
  • Espresso made in an espresso machine or a Nespresso will give you the best results.

Love Starbucks cold coffee drinks? Try making Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew, Iced Caramel Macchiato, Iced Shaken Espresso, and Iced Brown Sugar Oatmilk Shaken Espresso.

Ingredient Notes

Starbucks Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte copycat ingredients.
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Step-by-Step Instructions

Steps to make Starbucks Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte copycat drink.

For full ingredients and instructions, scroll down to the recipe.

  1. Whisk heavy cream and vanilla syrup using a handheld milk frother. 
    Fluffy whipped cream is made in seconds. Set aside.
  2. Pour cinnamon syrup, espresso, and milk into a cup. Add ice.
    This drink makes 16 ounces (a grande Starbucks size).
  3. Top with whipped cream.
    Use a spoon to dollop the whipped cream on top of the drink.
  4. Add cinnamon sugar.

Expert Tips

  • Cinnamon syrup and vanilla syrup can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for 2 weeks.
  • The whipped cream is made with vanilla syrup, the way Starbucks makes theirs, but you can easily swap out the vanilla syrup with 2 teaspoons of sugar.
  • Instead of whipped cream, make it with Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Foam!

Questions You May Have

What’s in Starbucks Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte?

A grande (16 ounce) Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte is made with 2 shots of espresso, 4 pumps of Cinnamon Dolce syrup, 2% milk, and topped with Cinnamon Dolce sprinkles and whipped cream.

What’s Cinnamon Dolce syrup?

Cinnamon Dolce syrup is one of Starbucks flavors and is made of sugar, water, natural flavor, citric acid, and potassium sorbate. It’s basically cinnamon syrup.

What’s the difference between iced latte and iced coffee?

Iced latte is made with espresso and iced coffee is made with brewed coffee from a coffee machine.

Starbucks Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte copycat drink in a cup.

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Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte

Author: Jee Choe
Perfectly sweet cinnamon syrup is added to espresso, milk, and ice to create this delicious Starbucks copycat recipe.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Yield1 serving (16 ounces)

INGREDIENTS
 

Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte

  • ¼ cup cinnamon syrup
  • 2 espresso shots
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup ice

Whipped Cream

Cinnamon Sugar Garnish

  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • pinch of ground cinnamon

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Whisk heavy cream and vanilla syrup using a handheld milk frother.
    Whisk until you get stiffer peaks, which should take about a minute. Make sure to move the handheld milk frother up and down to get air into the heavy cream. Set aside.
  • Pour cinnamon syrup, espresso, and milk into a cup. Add ice.
    Add ingredients in this exact order.
  • Top with whipped cream.
    Use a spoon to dollop the whipped cream on top of the drink.
  • Add cinnamon sugar.

NOTES

  • Cinnamon syrup and vanilla syrup can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for 2 weeks.
  • The whipped cream is made with vanilla syrup, the way Starbucks makes theirs, but you can easily swap out the vanilla syrup with 2 teaspoons of sugar.
  • Instead of whipped cream, make it with Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Foam!
  • You can get vanilla syrup directly from Starbucks by going to any of their locations and asking if they have any vanilla syrup available for purchase. They’ll sell it to you if they have enough in stock. It should cost around $14.
  • Starbucks uses 2% milk for most of their drinks. You can use any kind you like though.

NUTRITION

Calories: 606 | Carbohydrates: 90g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 443mg | Sugar: 89g | Vitamin A: 1115IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 343mg | Iron: 4mg
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