Master the Art of Making Starbucks Cold Foam at Home

Starbucks cold foam
Starbucks cold foam

Save money and make the popular and delicious Starbucks Cold Foam from the comfort of your home to top your iced coffee drinks with.

Starbucks cold foam has become a beloved addition to many popular beverages, and for good reason! It has a creamy and frothy texture that elevates your coffee experience.

We’ll explore everything you need to know about making Starbucks-style cold foam, including variations like sweet cream cold foam, vanilla sweet cream cold foam, and even a seasonal favorite—pumpkin cold foam.

Get ready to impress your taste buds with these simple recipes!

How to Make Cold Foam:

Cold foam is a velvety, frothy topping that adds a delightful texture to your favorite cold beverages. Here’s a basic recipe to get you started:

Ingredients:

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  • ½ cup milk (preferably nonfat or low-fat)
  • Sweetener (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Pour the milk into a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Secure the lid and shake vigorously for 30-60 seconds, or until the milk doubles in volume and becomes frothy.
  3. Optional: Add sweetener to taste and shake again briefly to incorporate it.
  4. Let the cold foam sit for a minute to allow any larger bubbles to dissipate.
  5. Scoop the foam onto your cold beverage of choice and enjoy!

How to Make Sweet Cream Cold Foam:

Sweet cream cold foam adds a rich, slightly sweet taste to your coffee. Here’s how to make it:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla syrup (or to taste)
  • Sweetener (optional)

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, combine the heavy cream, milk, and vanilla syrup. Whisk until well blended.
  2. If desired, add sweetener to taste and whisk again until fully incorporated.
  3. Using a frother or blender, process the mixture until it becomes thick and foamy.
  4. Spoon the sweet cream foam onto your cold beverage and savor the creamy goodness.
starbucks cold foam
starbucks cold foam

What Is Cold Foam?

Cold foam is a delightful foam topping created by shaking cold milk to create a creamy texture with small bubbles. It adds a luxurious touch to your iced coffees, teas, and other chilled beverages, enhancing both taste and aesthetics.

How to Make Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Foam:

Give your cold foam a touch of vanilla with this recipe:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla syrup
  • Sweetener (optional)

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, combine the heavy cream, milk, vanilla syrup, and sweetener (if desired). Whisk until well mixed.
  2. Using a frother or blender, process the mixture until it thickens and becomes creamy foam.
  3. Gently spoon the vanilla sweet cream cold foam over your iced beverage, and indulge in the creamy vanilla goodness.

Instructions:

Starbucks cold foam is renowned for its consistency and flavor. While replicating it precisely may be challenging, you can create a similar experience with this recipe:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup nonfat or low-fat milk
  • Sweetener (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Pour the milk into a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Secure the lid and shake vigorously for about 1-2 minutes, or until the milk becomes frothy and doubles in volume.
  3. Optional: Add sweetener to taste and shake again briefly to incorporate it.
  4. Allow the cold foam to settle for a minute, and then gently spoon it onto your cold beverage of choice.

How to Make Cold Foam at Home:

Making cold foam at home is simple and requires minimal ingredients. Here’s a quick recap of the basic recipe:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup milk (nonfat or low-fat)
  • Sweetener (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Pour milk into a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Secure the lid and shake vigorously for 30-60 seconds, until the milk becomes frothy and doubles in volume.
  3. Optional: Add sweetener to taste and shake again briefly to incorporate it.
  4. Allow the cold foam to rest for a minute, then spoon it onto your chilled beverage and enjoy!

Instructions for a Pumpkin Version:

Indulge in the flavors of fall with a delicious pumpkin cold foam:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup milk (nonfat or low-fat)
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Sweetener (optional)

Instructions:

  1. In a jar, combine the milk, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, and pumpkin pie spice. Secure the lid tightly.
  2. Shake vigorously for 30-60 seconds, until the mixture becomes frothy and well combined.
  3. Optional: Add sweetener to taste and shake again briefly to incorporate it.
  4. Spoon the pumpkin cold foam onto your cold beverage of choice, and savor the delightful taste of autumn.

With these recipes, you can bring the deliciousness of Starbucks cold foam into your own kitchen. Experiment with different flavors and variations to suit your taste preferences.

Whether you’re enjoying a classic cold foam or trying a seasonal twist, the frothy, creamy goodness will add a touch of luxury to your homemade beverages. Cheers to mastering the art of making Starbucks-style cold foam at home!

Starbucks Cold Foam

Author: Maddy & JD – Them Bites
Save money and make the popular and delicious Starbucks Cold Foam from the comfort of your home to top your iced coffee drinks with.
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Prep Time 3 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 34 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 handheld milk frother or a blender, food processor or mason jar with lid

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz cold brew
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp vanilla

Recipe Instructions
 

  • Pour the cold brew over ice.
  • Mix milk, sugar, and vanilla extract in a container.

Froth your milk using your preferred method:

  • Method 1: Use a handheld milk frother to froth for about 30 seconds, or until it doubles in size.
  • Method 2: Use a food processor or blender. Blend for 1 – 2 minutes until foamy.
  • Method 3: Use a mason jar. Pour milk mixture into a mason jar and tightly secure the lid on. Shake vigorously for about 2 minutes, or until foamy and doubled in size.
  • Top iced coffee with foam and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 34kcalCarbohydrates: 8gSodium: 0.3mgPotassium: 2mgSugar: 8gCalcium: 0.2mg
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