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starbucks copycat irish cream cold brew coffee

Copycat Starbucks Irish Cream Cold Brew

Starbucks Irish Cream Cold Brew doesn't have to be a seasonal drink when you can make it at home. This recipe is a copycat for the favorite seasonal drink with homemade syrup.
4.8 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 3 drinks
Calories 164 kcal


Irish Cream Syrup

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • tsp almond extract

Starbucks Irish Cream Cold Brew

  • 6 tbsp Irish cream syrup
  • 2 ¼ cup cold brew concentrate
  • ¾ cup half and half or plant-based cream
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • ¾ tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt


Irish Cream Syrup

  • Heat the sugar and water together in a pot on the stove. Heat until the sugar dissolves.
  • Once fully dissolved, remove the pot from heat, and whisk the extracts and cocoa powder in.
  • Place in an airtight container and store in the fridge for one week.

Starbucks Irish Cream Cold Brew

  • Add 2 tablespoons of Irish cream syrup to a glass and then pour ¾ cup cold brew concentrate over top.
  • Put ice till the glass is about ¾ full.
  • With an immersion blender, blend together the half and half, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Each serving uses ¼ cup half and half, 1 tsp sugar, ¼ tsp vanilla, and a pinch of salt.
  • Pour the whipped half and half over the top of the coffee.
  • Optional: Dust with cocoa powder and serve!
  • You can adjust the flavor by diluting with water or adding more syrup to your taste.


Serving: 1glassCalories: 164kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 2gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 26mgPotassium: 79mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 214IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 64mgIron: 1mg
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