How to order a keto caramel macchiato at Starbucks (Is Starbucks caramel macchiato keto? + more information)

If the Starbucks caramel macchiato is your favourite and you’re on a ketogenic diet, you’re probably wondering. “Can I order a keto caramel macchiato at Starbucks?”

Yes, you can order a keto caramel macchiato from Starbucks. I recently got on a ketogenic diet, meaning I have to adjust the foods and beverages I have. After talking to various Starbucks baristas, I learned how I could still enjoy my treasured caramel macchiato while maintaining my diet. In this article, I have shared with you everything about this and how you can order the keto caramel macchiato both from the app and in-store, so read on to learn more.

How do I order keto caramel macchiato at Starbucks in-store?

Traditionally, the Starbucks caramel macchiato is prepared with 2% milk, brewed espresso, caramel sauce and vanilla syrup. However, to order a keto caramel macchiato at Starbucks, ask the barista to replace the 2% milk with almond, coconut or soy milk (all these are keto-approved). Then, request them to use the sugar-free vanilla syrup instead of the regular one and ask them to only use a touch of caramel drizzle or opt out of the caramel drizzle altogether. After making these specifications, let the barista know your beverage size – the sizes available are; short, tall, grande and venti. Additionally, tell them the number of Signature espresso roast shots you’d like in your caramel macchiato.

It is important to know that Starbucks sugar-free vanilla syrup still has a small amount of sugar in it, as it has maltodextrin – another word for sugar – as one of the ingredients. One pump of Starbucks sugar-free vanilla syrup has1g of sugar so, be very precise about the number of syrup pumps you want in your macchiato.

How do I order keto caramel macchiato from the Starbucks app?

Is Starbucks caramel macchiato keto?

To order from the app first, download the app, fill in the required details and then log in. On the app under the menu section, select “Hot Coffees”, choose “Caramel Macchiato” then select the beverage size you want and proceed to “Customizations”. Here, under the “Milk” section choose either almond, coconut or soy milk and under the “Milk foam” section opt out of the milk foam then proceed to “Flavours”. Here, under the syrups section, select “Add sugar-free vanilla syrup and choose the number of pumps you’d like, then under the “Toppings” section, select “Drizzle” then “Caramel drizzle” and choose “Light caramel drizzle”. Proceed to the “Espresso and shots” options where you’ll select the number of espresso shots you want then place your order.

Is the keto option available on the Starbucks app?

There’s no “Keto” option on the Starbucks app. You make your beverage keto by customizing the standard beverage offered. To make your beverage keto use the Starbucks sugar-free vanilla syrup, drizzles, keto-approved milk like almond, coconut and soy milk, no whipped cream and avoid sweeteners.


Can Starbucks make low-carb caramel macchiato?

Yes. You can have the traditional caramel macchiato customized to be a low-carb version. Simply ask the barista to use non-dairy milk and sugar-free syrups and avoid whipped cream and sweeteners.

Is Starbucks keto caramel macchiato sweet?

Yes, the Starbucks caramel macchiato is sweet. Some even find it too sweet. The sugary taste is from the caramel drizzle and vanilla syrup used. Also, this macchiato is heavy and creamy due to the milk and foam used.

Does Starbucks keto caramel macchiato have sugar?

Yes, Starbucks keto caramel macchiato has sugar in it even though sugar-free vanilla syrup is used to prepare it. Although Starbucks advertises this vanilla syrup as sugar-free, it still has small amounts of sugar. One pump of Starbucks sugar-free vanilla syrup has 1g of sugar. Also, if caramel drizzle is added, note that it also contains small amounts of sugar.

Is Starbucks caramel macchiato healthy?

The Starbucks caramel macchiato isn’t the healthiest drink you can have at the coffeehouse. This is because it contains large amounts of sugar and fat from the milk, vanilla syrup and caramel sauce used to prepare the macchiato. The calories in a short-size caramel macchiato are 120, a tall has 190 calories, a grande has 250 calories and the venti size has 310 calories. The sugar levels are between 15g and 42g and the fat levels are between 4g and 9g.

Can I drink keto caramel macchiato if am diabetic?

Yes, you can drink the keto caramel macchiato if you’re diabetic since the amount of sugar in the beverage from the sugar-free vanilla syrup is insignificant.

Should I take keto caramel macchiato if am on a diet?

Yes. Keto caramel macchiato is a healthier option for you if you’re on a diet since it has fewer calories and less sugar and fat.

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