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A spoonful of purple-pink Starbucks peppermint syrup, on a white marble table with candy cane pieces.

Starbucks Peppermint Syrup

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  • Author: Ali
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1/3 cup syrup 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This Starbucks peppermint syrup is an easy copycat recipe you can make at home. Made with 3 ingredients in under 15 minutes. Use it to make all your favorite holiday flavored drinks, such as peppermint hot chocolate or peppermint mocha lattes.


  • ⅓ cup water
  • ¼ cup candy canes, crushed
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar



  • The color of the candy canes you use will not affect the taste, but will affect the color. Red and white candy canes will create a pinkish/red syrup. Red, white and green candy canes will create a purplish color.
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Starbucks Recipes
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp
  • Calories: 96
  • Sugar: 18.9g
  • Sodium: 6mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.2g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg