Starbucks Iced Shaken Espresso Recipe

starbucks iced shaken espresso recipe
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Welcome to my article about how to make Starbucks Iced Shaken Espresso Recipe. This recipe has been a popular choice for coffee lovers and now you can make it at home. I will provide a list of ingredients, instructions, nutrition table, and FAQs to help you make this recipe easily. Let’s get started!


  • 2 shots of espresso
  • 2 tablespoons of simple syrup
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1/2 cup of milk


  1. Make 2 shots of espresso and let it cool down to room temperature.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of simple syrup to the espresso and stir well.
  3. Add 1 cup of ice to a cocktail shaker.
  4. Pour the espresso mixture over the ice and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.
  5. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice.
  6. Pour 1/2 cup of milk over the top of the espresso mixture.
  7. Stir and enjoy!


Nutrition Facts Amount Per Serving
Calories 120
Total Fat 3g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 60mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Protein 4g


  • Q: How many shots of espresso do I need?
  • A: You need 2 shots of espresso.
  • Q: Can I use other types of syrup?
  • A: Yes, you can use any type of syrup you prefer.
  • Q: Can I use a blender instead of a cocktail shaker?
  • A: Yes, you can use a blender, but it will not produce the same frothy texture.
  • Q: Can I use non-dairy milk?
  • A: Yes, you can use non-dairy milk such as almond milk, soy milk, or coconut milk.
  • Q: Can I add whipped cream on top?
  • A: Yes, you can add whipped cream or any other toppings you prefer.
  • Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
  • A: Yes, you can make the espresso mixture ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. When ready to serve, add ice, milk, and shake well.
  • Q: How long does the espresso mixture last in the refrigerator?
  • A: The espresso mixture can last up to 3-4 days in the refrigerator.
  • Q: Can I use decaf espresso?
  • A: Yes, you can use decaf espresso if you prefer.
  • Q: Can I skip the simple syrup?
  • A: Yes, you can skip the simple syrup, but the drink will not be as sweet.


If you want to make a stronger drink, add an extra shot of espresso. You can also adjust the amount of syrup to make it sweeter or less sweet.

For a dairy-free option, you can use any non-dairy milk such as almond milk, oat milk, or soy milk. You can also use a dairy-free whipped cream for toppings.

If you don’t have a cocktail shaker, you can use a mason jar with a lid to shake the mixture. Make sure to use a strainer when pouring the mixture into a glass.

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