I love Starbucks’ Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate. It is definitely my favorite drink there.
Salted caramel and combining sludge salty-sweet chocolate was just heavenly.
I regret it when I discovered that Starbucks were not bringing back my favorite drink. STARBUCKS What the hell!? So it was like remembering this drink decided to do it myself at home, try several times , now here perfection!!!
So if you are mourning the loss of Starbucks’ Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate – have no fear, the recipe is here. Enjoy!
*Before we start listing ingredients, I wanted to make this recipe as simple as possible. For everything listed you can buy it pre-made, but to make it sublime, making each element is what really makes this drink come alive. I also have used Swiss Miss instant hot chocolate and still have great results! So do what you can to tailor this drink to your liking.
A copy cat recipe for Starbucks Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Recipe
- 3 tablespoons Caramel syrup, heated to luke warm (recipe here)
- Hot Chocolate (4 tablespoons of ganache plus 6 oz. of milk, heated)
- Canned Whipped Cream
- Pinch of Medium Coarse Sea Salt
- Pour 2 Tablespoons of caramel syrup into a mug so the inside of the mug is coated well. Add hot chocolate and stir everything. Top off with with cream, drizzle with remaining caramel, and sprinkle with sea salt. Enjoy!