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Butterbeer Starbucks Recipes (3 Ways!)

Are you a Harry Potter fan and a Starbucks coffee fan? I have been wanting to try the Butterbeer coffee recipe at Starbucks for a long time, and I am so excited to now share it with all of you. It is easy to order and can easily be modified to be lower sugar or dairy free. So keep reading for the full Butterbeer Starbucks Recipe in a few variations as well as how to make your own version at home.

Butterbeer Starbucks Recipes

How to Make Butterbeer from Starbucks: Butterbeer Starbucks Recipes

The Harry Potter-inspired secret menu drink called the Butterbeer Starbucks drink has become super popular with coffee drinkers over the years. While most of us can't make it to Harry Potter land for the original butterbeer, this drink from your local Starbucks is the next best thing. Some local Starbucks baristas may even know this recipe by heart.

At the heart of this drink is a delightful medley of caramel and butterscotch flavors. YUM!

SO how do you order this Harry Potter fan favorite when you walk into your Starbucks store? First, you have to decide if you want the traditional iced or frozen version or if you want it hot.

Let's jump into how to order each variation of this delicious butterscotch concoction from the Starbucks secret menu.

Starbucks Butterbeer Frappuccino recipe

1) Starbucks Butterbeer Frappuccino

Order the Starbucks version of this delicious butterbeer frozen drink.

  • Start by asking your Starbucks barista for a caramel creme frappuccino base.
  • Ask for 2-3 pumps of caramel syrup
  • Ask for 2-3 pumps of toffee nut syrup
  • Top with caramel drizzle and if you want to be extra ask for extra caramel drizzle on the inside of the cup


  • If the toffee nut syrup is not available, you can substitute the dark caramel or brown sugar but it won't be exactly the same
  • Add a pump for the cinnamon dulce syrup for a modified taste
  • Want more caffeine? Add 1-2 shots of espresso
  • Want to make it lower sugar? substitute 1-2 pumps of caramel for the sugar-free vanilla syrup.
Hot Butterbeer Latte

2) Hot Butterbeer Latte

Want to try these delicious caramel and butterscotch flavors as a hot beverage? It's perfect for fall temps. Give this Harry Potter-inspired butterscotch sauce-like Starbucks drink today.

  • Order a Grande latte
  • Ask for a whole milk steamer
  • Order 2-3 pumps of Toffee nut syrup
  • Order 2-3 pumps of Caramel syrup
  • Order 2-3 pumps of Cinnamon dulce syrup
  • If you prefer a stronger coffee taste, add a shot of espresso
  • Ask for whipped cream and salted caramel bits on top with caramel drizzle for a decadent treat
  • Top with a sprinkle of cinnamon

This drink may not take you to Diagon Alley, but this sweet drink will transport your senses into Harry Potter Land.

3) Macro-Friendly Butterbeer Iced Latte

  • Order a grande cold brew
  • 1 pump caramel syrup
  • 1 pump toffee nut syrup
  • splash of half and half
  • 2 packets of a zero calorie sweetener

Make Your Own Hot Butterbeer Recipe 

Want to make your own butterbeer drink at home? You can recreate the taste in your own kitchen with just a few syrups and some cold brew or strong coffee.

  • Brew your coffee
  • Mix in caramel syrup
  • Mix in toffee syrup
  • Top with whipped cream and caramel and cinnamon
  • Blend with cold brew and ice for an at-home Starbucks Butterbeer frappuccino version

Coffee Inspiration

I hope you loved this summary of the butterbeer Starbucks recipe, how to order it, and how to make it at home. Be sure to save this post and tag me on social media @mycancerchic in your Starbucks drink orders.

If you love Starbucks and coffee in general, you're in luck! I've also shared some of the best low-sugar Starbucks drinks and dairy-free Starbucks drinks. You can also check out some of my favorite fall coffee recipes!

Check out this blog post with some of my Starbucks-inspired at-home coffee recipes, and follow this board on Pinterest for more ideas and coffee recipe tutorials.

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