Starbucks Skinny Caramel Macchiato (Copy-Cat)


Skinny Caramel Macchiato
If you love this fabulous Starbucks drink and boy do I, you can save money by making my home version.  It’s dreamy delicious! Each skinny remake has just 97 calories, 0 fat  Enjoy every sip!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 100kcal


Ingredients for Coffee:

  • 1 cup strong brewed regular coffee or decaf
  • ½ cup fat-free milk
  • 2 packages Splenda, Equal, Truvia or your favorite sugar substitute
  • 2 teaspoons caramel sundae topping, such as Hershey’s or Smuckers
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Ingredients for Topping:

  • 1 teaspoon caramel sauce drizzled on top


  • Brew coffee extra strong.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk together milk, 2 teaspoons caramel sauce, sugar substitute, and vanilla extract until well blended. Heat over medium heat, stirring until steaming, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Transfer to a blender and process for 20 seconds until foamy. If you don’t have a blender, don’t worry about it. Just whisk the mixture continuously with a wire whisk until foamy.
  • Add 1 cup hot coffee to a mug. Pour foamy milk over the top. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon caramel sauce over the top.
  • Drink immediately. Enjoy!


Food Facts
Starbucks Skinny Caramel Macchiato is made with sugar-free vanilla syrup, freshly steamed nonfat milk, Espresso Roast, and topped with a velvety-rich foam and a buttery caramel drizzle. It has ⅓ fewer calories than their regular Caramel Macchiato.
Macchiato is espresso with a dash of frothy steamed milk.

Shopping Tips

There are several brands of caramel sundae sauce available in the supermarket. I used Hershey’s Classic Caramel Sundae Syrup.

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SKINNY FACTS: for 1 (1½ cups) Skinny Remake
97 calories, 0g fat, 2.5mg chol, 5g protein, 20g carbs, 0g fiber, 107mg sodium, 17g sugar
SKINNY FACTS: for 1 tall (12 oz) Starbucks Skinny Caramel Macchiato
100 calories, 1g fat, 5mg chol, 8g prot., 16g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sodium, 14g sugar

Skinny Facts

Serving: 1.5cupsCalories: 100kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 8gFat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 107mgSugar: 17gBlue Smart Points: 5Green Smart Points: 5Plus Points: 3



  1. Nancy, thank you for revealing this amazing 97-calorie Starbucks Caramel Macchiato recipe! This has fewer calories, takes less time and costs very little to make.

  2. Thank you! I’m thrilled you love this recipe. It’s fun to be able to make something like this at home!
    All the best,

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