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We love to save money on coffee. Skip the trip out & check out this list you can make on your own. Some require just a few extra ingredients.
20 Coffee Drinks That Will Save You Money!
If you’re looking for a way to save money and keep within your budget, try kicking your coffee shop habit. Getting your daily frappes, lattes, and iced coffees can add up to some serious cash.
There’s no reason to break the bank on your caffeine kick when you can make your favorite drinks right at home.
I’ve gathered 20 recipes for some of the most delicious coffee drinks I could find.
With a few extra ingredients to go along with your favorite ground coffee, you’ll be able to concoct some beverages that’ll put all the chain cafes to shame. In fact, many of these can be used as a special birthday treat to yourself.
Best Coffee Drinks
Sorry Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, and Tim Horton’s may be the best coffee drinks for convenience, but I’m helping my readers save money while still being able to enjoy those rich delicious drinks.
I’m already making my list of items to pick up at the grocery store. This Starbucks secret menu Snickers frappuccino is calling my name! It’s definitely going to be a treat.
What’s your favorite coffee drink to get?
Now get ready to sift through some of the best Money Saving Coffee Drinks. Just a quick warning, this list will make you thirsty.
Budget-Friendly Coffee Drink Recipes
DIY Candy – Vanilla Caramel Iced Coffee
Nothing is more refreshing during summer than a chilled beverage – like this delicious vanilla caramel iced coffee recipe. Made with caramel bits and real whipped cream.
Creative Green Living – Low Calorie Blended Coffee
Everyone loves to get fancy coffee drinks at their favorite coffee shops but the price and calories can add up fast! Using the new Cashew milk beverage from Silk, you can blend up your own Starbucks Inspired blended coffee.
Fantastical Sharing – Starbucks Secret Menu Recipe Snickers Frappuccino
This coffee drink is basically a caramel frappuccino with some chocolate and toffee flavorings added in. It’s very very yummy!
Sweet Pennies From Heaven – Copycat McDonalds Chocolate Chip Frappe
This is a copycat version of McDonald’s Chocolate Chop Frappe. Can be easily made at home with chocolate chips, chocolate syrup, and real whipped topping.
Copy Kat – Dunkin Coffee Coolatta Copycat
The coffee coolatta has been around since the late 1990s but has recently become a mainstay in the Dunkin Donuts industry. You start with a coffee base, add some flavoring, a little milk, and some ice to make it extra cold, and blend.
My Organized Chaos – Pumpkin Spice Latte
Using whole milk in the following recipe and be generous on the whipped topping resulting in a creamy drink that we all know and love.
Simply Stacie – Gingerbread Latte
This Gingerbread Latte recipe is made in the slow cooker. It tastes divine and is perfect to enjoy on a cold winter’s day.
Practical Mommy – Mocha Cookie Latte
This recipe can be made for one or more people. You can also make a kid-friendly version. The trick to this drink (and any at-home latte) is using very strong coffee or espresso.
Our Wabi Sabi Life – Starbucks Graham Cracker Latte
This coffee recipe is for a copycat version of a Starbucks Latte. Even without a fancy machine, this latte can match anything I can buy out, except that I am making it at home and saving money.
More With Less Today – Chocolate Almond Coffee
DIY Homemade Copycat Starbucks Birthday Frappuccino! Want to save your money and your waistline?
Learn how you can make your own Birthday Cake frappuccino at home with a few ingredients that you probably already have in your home! Super EASY.
Nellie Bellie – Iced Coffee
Make your own cold brew with this easy and delicious recipe. You won’t need to take a trip to the coffee shop all summer long! Best of all, this concentrate recipe makes multiple cups of coffee.
Your Modern Dad – Copycat McDonald’s Iced Coffee
This is a dark brew copycat recipe for McDonald’s Iced Coffee. Using a French vanilla syrup mixed with your own home cold brew coffee.
Fantastical Sharing – Copycat Caramel Frappe
Delicious Carmel combined with whole milk and fresh cream. This coffee Frappe is a copycat recipe for the BK Caramel Frappe.
Dishing Up the Dirt – Spiced Almond Latte
A latte that is delicious. This drink contains a splash of almond extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and a drizzle of pure maple syrup. Perfect for an afternoon pick-up or on a cold, raining day.
Mommy Makes Dinner – Chestnut Praline Latte
Is an espresso with steamed milk, caramelized chestnut flavor, whipped cream and praline crumble. It’s basically the holiday season in a cup.
Dinner Then Dessert – Cold Brewed Iced Sea Salt Coffee
This Iced Coffee is sweetened slightly with a whipped cream topping and flavor-enhanced with a sprinkle of sea salt. All mixed together and you’ll get the most deliciously complex (but EASY!) coffee drink you’ve never had Iced Sea Salt Coffee.
A Kitchen Addiction – Cinnamon French Toast Latte
Cinnamon, brown sugar and maple are all flavors that make this latte warm and cozy, a perfect way to start the morning.
Foxes Love Lemons – Caramel Brulee Coffee
Make this coffeehouse-style Brûlée Caramel Coffee at home in just minutes! Coffee, milk, caramel sauce, and a touch of brown sugar come together to make a sweet caramel coffee treat!
The Deliberate Mom – Tim Horton’s™ Iced Capps
If you love the iced coffee at Tim Horton’s, this drink is for you. Made with real cream and brown sugar. Perfect for summertime chilling.
Don’t these all sound delicious? If you made any of the above drinks, I would love to know how they turned out and get a recommendation from you.
Other Great Coffee Recipes
Eating out is easy, and it usually tastes delicious, but it’s expensive. Making this meal at home will save you money. Add this recipe to your weekly meal plan.