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Apple Crisp Macchiato

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Apple Crisp Macchiato is the perfect fall coffee drink with all your favorite flavors in Apple pie, cinnamon, apples, and espresso topped off with an irresistible froth.

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As soon as the leaves fall, I like to make my favorite Starbucks fall copycat drinks like Pumpkin Spice latte, and Eggnog Latte, with some Sous Vide Egg Bites delicious! Starbucks Apple Crisp Macchiato is one of my favorite fall drinks; I love both the iced and hot versions.

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Apple Crisp Macchiato Ingredients

for full amounts, see the printable recipe

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Apple Spiced Syrup Drizzle:

  • Apple Juice: I used motts apple juice, but you can also use apple cider.
  • Brown Sugar: If you do not have brown sugar, you can make your own homemade brown sugar
  • Cinnamon Stick: You can substitute with ground cinnamon.
  • Juice From 1 Lemon: You can also use concentrated lemon juice.
  • Apple Pie Spice: If you do not have apple pie spice, you can make homemade apple pie spice.

The Brown Sugar Simple Syrup:

  • Brown Sugar
  • Purified Water

Milk Cold Foam:

  • ¼ Cup Milk (whole milk, oat milk, almond milk, soy milk) I used the Instant Pot Froth Maker it worked perfectly. When using Oatmilk, it does make the foam a brownish color.

Iced Apple Crisp Macchiato:

  • Brown Sugar Simple Syrup
  • Ice if you want Iced apple crisp macchiato
  • Milk (whole milk, oat milk, almond milk, soy milk)
  • Espresso or Strong Brewed Coffee Or Instant Pot Coffee Concentrate
  • Milk Cold Foam
  • Apple Spiced Syrup Drizzle
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Step by Step Directions for Apple Crisp Macchiato

For the Apple Spiced Drizzle:

In a saucepan, combine the apple juice and brown sugar and dissolve the sugar over medium-high heat.

Lower the heat to medium-low and add the cinnamon stick, lemon juice, and apple pie spice. 

Simmer for 15 minutes, frequently stirring, remove from the heat and set aside.

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For the Brown Sugar Simple Syrup:

In a saucepan, combine the brown sugar and purified water and heat over medium until the sugar dissolves, stirring frequently.

Remove from the heat and set aside.

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To make the Froth

Add ½ Cup of your milk of choice to the Instant Pot 4-in-1 Milk Frother and set on the cold foam setting. Set aside.

For iced, use the cold froth, and if you want hot, use the hot froth setting

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For apple crisp macchiato ( Iced Version)

To a 16oz glass, add 2 Tbsp of the brown sugar simple syrup and 5-6 ice cubes. Gently pour in the ¾ cup of milk and then the shot of espresso. Gently pour over the cold foam and drizzle with the spiced apple drizzle. Enjoy!

For iced, use the cold froth, and if you want hot, use the hot froth setting

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Now let’s put it together

apple crisp macchiato ( Iced Version)

To a 16oz glass, add 2 Tbsp of the brown sugar simple syrup and 5-6 ice cubes.

Gently pour in the ¾ cup of milk and then the shot of espresso. Gently pour over the cold foam and drizzle with the spiced apple drizzle. Enjoy!

For iced, use the cold froth, and if you want hot, use the hot froth setting

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Tips and Tricks for Apple Crisp Macchiato

  • Use store-bought apple syrup for a quick macchiato
  • For Hot Apple, Crisp Macchiato do not add ice and use the hot froth option instead of cold.
  • Use instant espresso powder to make your espresso shots.
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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is a Macchiato

Macchiato is basically an upside down Latte, so that being said the macchiato is espresso first with a creamy milky froth on top of esppreso where as the latte has the espresso on top of the froth.

Is the apple crisp macchiato good?

Yes, it’s absoulty delicious it brings all your favorite fall flavors together in one amazing apple flavored coffee drink.

Can I make this a non dairy drink

Yes, you can by using oatmilk, soymilk or your favorite almond milk. apple crisp oatmilk macchiato is actually delicious.

How to Store

To store the apple spiced syrup drizzle : Pour in an airtight glass jar with a lid such as a mason jar and store in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.

Can I use iced coffee concentrate?

yes, you can use iced coffee concentrate however i would get a strong brew for this Iced drink.

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Apple-Crisp-Macchiato

Apple Crisp Macchiato

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Apple Crisp Macchiato is the perfect fall coffee drink with all your favorite flavors in Apple pie, cinnamon, apples, and espresso topped off with an irresistible froth.

Ingredients

For The Apple Spiced Syrup Drizzle:

  • ½ Cup Apple Juice
  • ½ Cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • Juice From 1 Lemon
  • 1 Tbsp Apple Pie Spice

For The Brown Sugar Simple Syrup:

  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ½ Cup Purified Water
  • For the Milk Cold Foam: (optional)
  • ¼ Cup Milk (whole milk, oat milk, almond milk, soy milk)

For the Iced Macchiato:

  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • ¾ Cup Milk (whole milk, oat milk, almond milk, soy milk)
  • 4 Ounces Espresso or Strong Brewed Coffee
  • Milk Cold Foam
  • 1Tbsp Apple Spiced Syrup Drizzle

Instructions

For the Apple Spiced Drizzle:

  1. In a saucepan, combine the apple juice and brown sugar and dissolve the sugar over medium-high heat. Lower the heat to medium-low and add the cinnamon stick, lemon juice, and apple pie spice.  Simmer for 15 minutes, frequently stirring, remove from the heat and set aside.
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For the Brown Sugar Simple Syrup:

  1. In a saucepan, combine the brown sugar and purified water and heat over medium until the sugar dissolves, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat and set aside.Brown-sugar-simple-syrup

For the Milk Cold Foam: (optional)

  1. Add ½ Cup of your milk of choice to the Instant Pot 4-in-1 Milk Frother and set on the cold foam setting. Set aside.

For the Iced Macchiato:

  1. To a 16oz glass, add 2 Tbsp of the brown sugar simple syrup and 5-6 ice cubes. Gently pour in the ¾ cup of milk and then the espresso. Gently pour over the cold foam and drizzle with the apple spiced syrup. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 276Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 83mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 0gSugar: 58gProtein: 3g

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