Ariana's Cloudy Caramel Dream

This delightful cocktail is a copycat version of Starbucks' iced caramel macchiato, featuring a fluffy, cloud-like milk foam topping and a smooth espresso base. It's a refreshing and indulgent treat, perfect for enjoying on a sunny day or as a luxurious dessert drink.

Ariana's Cloudy Caramel Dream

A luscious iced caramel macchiato with a meringue-like milk topping and a shot of espresso.

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  • 2 shots cold Starbucks espresso
  • 1/4 cup lowfat or skim milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon milk powder (optional for creamier foam)
  • 1/2 teaspoon egg white powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • Caramel syrup for topping
  • 3/4 cup Ice


  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the milk and meringue powder. Beat at medium-high speed until the mixture becomes foamy.
  2. Gradually add the sugar to the foamy mixture, and optionally, add vanilla extract for additional flavor.
  3. Fill a 16-ounce glass with ice and pour in the two shots of espresso.
  4. Carefully pour the prepared milk foam over the espresso.
  5. Drizzle caramel syrup on top and enjoy your Ariana's Cloudy Caramel Dream!