Honey Almondmilk Cold Brew

With just 3 ingredients and a few steps, learn how to make a smooth and sweet Honey Almondmilk Cold Brew with dairy-free almond milk and honey, just like Starbucks!

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Honey Almondmilk Cold Brew: A sweet and creamy coffee drink.

The honey almondmilk cold brew from Starbucks is described as a “Starbucks Cold Brew lightly sweetened with honey and topped off with almond milk for a balanced taste in every delicious sip.”

The ingredients listed are simply ice + brewed coffee + almond milk + honey blend. That said, we’ve developed this Starbucks copycat recipe that is just as simple and just as delicious! And incredibly EASY to make at home.

What does honey almond milk cold brew taste like?

Cold brew coffee (homemade or store-bought) is mixed with honey and almond milk and served over ice and that’s it! This refreshingly sweet beverage is the perfect balance of robust nutty cold brew, pleasantly sweet honey, and creamy almond milk. It is truly dairy-free caffeinated heaven in a cup!

What we love the most about making homemade honey almond milk cold brew is that you can easily customize it to your liking with sweeteners and flavors.

Not to mention, saving money by cutting out the daily $4 to $6 coffeehouse expense. We hope you love this homemade Starbucks almond milk cold brew as much as we do. ENJOY!

Why You Should Make Honey Almond Milk Cold Brew At Home

  • Quick & easy. You’re going to LOVE knowing exactly how to recreate this popular Starbucks beverage in a cinch.
  • Customizable. Too sweet? Not sweet enough? If you DIY, you can add more or less honey and flavor as you please.
  • Budget-friendly. Recreate a Starbucks favorite for a fraction of the cost.
  • Made with pure honey. The original from Starbucks uses a “honey blend.” We recommend using the real deal.

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Ingredients: Honey, cold brew coffee, almond milk.


The ingredients you’ll need to make a “honey almond milk cold brew” are listed right in it’s name. It doesn’t get much simpler than that!

  • Cold Brew Coffee – is simply coffee grounds steeped in room temperature or cold water. For this recipe, you can use your favorite store-bought kind or make homemade cold brew coffee.
  • Honey – packs a strong, sweet punch, so a little bit goes a long way. For the best tasting results use pure honey or raw honey without any added ingredients.
  • Almond Milk – is a great dairy-free coffee creamer alternative.
  • Ice Cubes – to serve.

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🥣 How To Make Honey Almond Milk Cold Brew

This specialty coffee drink is made in 4 simple steps (3 if you have cold brew on hand!).

1️⃣ Step One: Make Cold Brew Coffee

To learn how to make cold brew coffee, follow one of the methods explained here. Likewise, you can make decaf cold brew to use in cold brew. There are also a variety of great-tasting bottled cold brew coffees readily available at grocery stores.

2️⃣ Step Two: Sweeten With Honey

In a large jar or mixing tin, or right in the glass add cold brew coffee and honey. Stir until honey is dissolved.

3️⃣ Step Three: Pour In Almond Milk

Add ice to the glass, and top with almond milk.

4️⃣ Step Four: Stir & Serve

Stir honey almond milk cold brew until everything is combined. Enjoy ice cold.

👉 Recipe Tips

  • Use raw or pure high-quality honey. To achieve the best flavored, well-balanced drink, use good honey. A darker honey derived from wildflowers will have a bolder, sweeter flavor than lighter-colored honey from clover. Even better if you use a local honey!
  • You can use hot brewed coffee as long as its cooled to room temperature or chilled. Keep in mind that coffee brewed quickly with heat and then cooled is generally more acidic and bitter than cold brew coffee.
  • We love to use barista blend almond milk in cold brew. It has a higher almond to water ratio than regular almond milk, so it gives coffee drinks the best long-lasting creamy texture.

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Starbucks Copycat: Honey Almondmilk Cold Brew

🔁 Variations

We love making Starbucks honey almondmilk cold brew at home because it is easy and there are many delicious variations to try. Check out these tasty variations.

Keto Almond Milk Cold Brew: Honey is high in carbs and not considered suitable for a keto diet. To make a lower carb variation of almond milk cold brew, replace the honey with a keto alternative like stevia, sucralose, erythritol, xylitol, monk fruit sweetener, or yacon syrup.

Hot Honey Almond Milk Cold Brew: Hot honey is a tasty sweet and spicy combo of honey infused with chili peppers. Use hot honey to add the perfect touch of sweet heat to your almond milk cold brew.

Flavored Honey Almond Milk Cold Brew: Use flavored almond milk (like vanilla), add flavored syrup, or stir in warming spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or a pumpkin pie spice blend.

Almond Milk Cold Brew with Brown Sugar Syrup: In place of honey, use brown sugar syrup for a deeper caramelized flavored beverage.

Honey Almond Milk Cold Brew with Cold Foam: Add a layer of cold foam to the top of your cold brew. To keep things dairy-free, try vegan cold foam.

Honey Almond Milk Nitro Cold Brew: Cold brew mixed with nitrogen gas creates a smoother, creamier consistency and is also a bit sweeter. For a frothier drink, use nitro cold brew.

Decaf Honey Almondmilk Cold Brew: Make this delicious drink without the buzz using decaf cold brew coffee concentrate.

♻️ How To Store

Unlike hot brewed coffee which turns terrible after a few hours, cold brew coffee can be stored in the fridge much longer while retaining great flavor.

Storing: Since we’re using almond milk, this dairy-free cold brew has a longer shelf-life than cold brews mixed with dairy creamers. To store, strain from ice into a glass jar or container with a lid and refrigerate for up to a week. Stir with ice before serving.

Freezing: Freezing the whole drink is not recommended, BUT what you can do is freeze almond milk cold brew in ice cube trays. Then you can drop the cubes into coffee and tea as you please! 🙂


How much caffeine is in Starbucks honey almondmilk cold brew?

There are 205 mg of caffeine in a 16 ounce Starbucks honey almondmilk cold brew.

How many calories are in a honey almondmilk cold brew?

There are 50 calories in a 16oz honey almondmilk cold brew.

What can I add to honey almond milk cold brew?

Adding flavor to a honey almond milk cold brew is a great way to mix things up. Try adding flavored syrup like vanilla, hazelnut, or caramel or warming spices like nutmeg or cinnamon. Cold brew coffee is also great topped with a layer of cold foam.

How much does a honey almondmilk cold brew cost at Starbucks?

honey almondmilk cold brew from Starbucks cost between $4 and $6 dollars depending on your region.

How many WW points is a honey almond milk cold brew?

There are 6 weight watchers freestyle points in a tall honey almond milk cold brew. To calculate WW points for a different size or for a specific program, go here.

Why does almond milk curdle in coffee?

The heat and acidity in black coffee can make almond milk curdle. Cold brew coffee is brewed over time so it’s less acidic making curdling less of an issue. It is best to use barista blend almond milk which is stabilized differently and will not coagulate in coffee like regular coffee milk.

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Honey Almondmilk Cold Brew (Starbucks Copycat)

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With just 3 ingredients and a few steps, learn how to make a smooth and sweet Honey Almondmilk Cold Brew with dairy-free almond milk and honey, just like Starbucks!
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Prep 5 mins
Course Coffee Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 55 kcal


  • Tall Glass


  • 14 oz Cold Brew Coffee
  • 2 oz Almond Milk
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1 cup Ice


  • Pour cold brew coffee into a tall glass.
  • Squeeze in 1-2 tablespoons of honey and stir until dissolved completely.
  • Add ice to the cup.
  • Top with almond milk and stir.


Serving: 1gCalories: 55kcal
Keywords cold brew drinks, honey almond milk cold brew, starbucks copycat
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