Food & Drink

9 Secret Frappuccinos You Won't Find on Any Starbucks Menu

Published On 05/18/2015 Published On 05/18/2015
Starbucks Frappuccinos
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Everyone knows you can go to Starbucks and order a Venti Half-Caff, Quad, 10 Pumps Vanilla, 7 Pumps Hazelnut, Extra Whip, Extra-Hot Mocha. But people who really know their way around the customizable ‘bucks menu, know you can concoct a crazy-good drink that doesn’t just sound crazy. To demonstrate, the experts behind Starbucks Melody and Starbucks Secret Menu revealed their tastiest secret Frappuccinos. Spoiler: you should order a Butterbeer Frapp soon.

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Churro Frappuccino

By Cecille, StarbucksMelody.com
What it is: Cinnamon-dusted fried dough in Frappuccino form
How to order it: Ask for a Crème Frapp base with 1 pump of white mocha and 1 pump of cinnamon dolce syrup. Top it with whipped cream, the caramel ribbon crunch topping, caramel drizzle, and cinnamon dolce sprinkles.
 

Thin Mint Frappuccino

By StarbucksSecretMenu.net
What it is: Sometimes you want to drink a Girl Scout Cookie
How to order it: Ask for a Tazo Green Tea Crème Frapp. Add java chips, peppermint syrup (1 pump for tall, 1.5 pumps for grande, 2 pumps for venti), and mocha syrup (1 pump for tall, 2 pumps for grande, 3 pumps for venti).

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The "Frosty" Frappuccino

By Meagan, StarbucksMelody.com
What it is: The perfect drink for when you want to start your day with a Frosty and Wendy's isn't open yet
How to order it: Ask for a grande Vanilla Bean Frapp. Add 2 pumps of white mocha and 3 pumps of milk chocolate.
 

Vanilla Bean Frappuccino Affogato

By Lindsay, StarbucksMelody.com
What it is: The solution to the fact that Starbucks doesn't serve ice cream, as this mimics the taste of espresso and vanilla ice cream
How to order it: Ask for a grande Vanilla Bean Frapp "with heavy whipping cream as the dairy, an extra scoop of vanilla bean powder (that’s 4 scoops for the grande for this drink), and a venti scoop of ice. Two shots of espresso on top."

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Bubblegum Frappuccino

By Jennifer V, StarbucksSecretMenu.net
What it is: A gum-flavored Frapp that won't sit in your stomach for seven years when you swallow it (actually, that's an urban legend)
How to order it: Ask for a Strawberries and Crème Frappuccino. Tell them to nix classic syrup "unless you like it sweet," and sub raspberry syrup (1 pump for tall, 2 pumps for grande, 3 pumps for venti).
 

Butterbeer Frappuccino

By StarbucksSecretMenu.net
What it is: The perfect drink for any Harry Potter fan, or anyone who is an actual boy wizard
How to order it: Ask for a grande Crème Frapp base with whole milk. Add 3 pumps of caramel syrup and 3 pumps of toffee nut syrup. Top with caramel drizzle. Kick everyone's ass at Quidditch.

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Cake Batter Frappuccino

By StarbucksSecretMenu.net
What it is: A more acceptable way to taste cake flavors than angrily shoveling handfuls of cake into your face
How to order it: Ask for a Vanilla Bean Frappuccino. "Add hazelnut syrup (1 pump for tall, 1.5 pumps for grande, 2 pumps for venti)." Ask them to blend a Birthday Cake Pop from the refrigerated case into your Frapp.
 

Lucky Charms Frappuccino

By Patrick C., StarbucksSecretMenu.net
What it is: Starbucks-style cereal milk, all without the need to buy cereal or milk
How to order it: Ask for a Crème Frapp base. Add white mocha syrup (1 pump tall, 1.5 pumps for grande, 2 pumps for venti) and marshmallow syrup (1 pump for tall, 1.5 pumps for grande, 2 pumps for venti). Get whipped cream on top.
 

Peach Cobbler Frappuccino

By Will, StarbucksSecretMenu.net
What it is: It'll taste like you're getting in one of your daily fruit servings for the day, so you can pretend you are
How to order it: Ask for a Vanilla Bean Frappuccino. Add 2 pumps of peach syrup (3 for grande, 4 for venti), 1 pump of cinnamon dolce syrup (1.5 for grande, 2 for venti). Ask the barista to blend in whipped cream, as well as top it with whip. Top with cinnamon dolce.

Lee Breslouer is a senior editor at Thrillist and would like to thank his local baristas for being patient with him when he ordered these Frappuccinos. Follow him to a delicious sugar high: @LeeBreslouer.

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