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 â€˜bucks menu, know you can concoct a crazy-good drink that doesnâ€™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.
1. Churro Frappuccino
What it is: Cinnamon-dusted fried dough in Frappuccino form
How to order it: Ask for a CrÃ¨me 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.
2. Thin Mint Frappuccino
What it is: Sometimes you want to drink a Girl Scout Cookie
How to order it: Ask for a Tazo Green Tea CrÃ¨me 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).
3. The â€œFrostyâ€ Frappuccino
What it is: The perfect drink for when you want to start your day with a Frosty and Wendyâ€™s isnâ€™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.
4. Vanilla Bean Frappuccino Affogato
What it is: The solution to the fact that Starbucks doesnâ€™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 â€œwith heavy whipping cream as the dairy, an extra scoop of vanilla bean powder (thatâ€™s 4 scoops for the grande for this drink), and a venti scoop of ice. Two shots of espresso on top.â€
5. Bubblegum Frappuccino
What it is: A gum-flavoured Frapp that wonâ€™t sit in your stomach for seven years when you swallow it (actually, thatâ€™s an urban legend)
How to order it: Ask for a Strawberries and CrÃ¨me Frappuccino. Tell them to nix classic syrup â€œunless you like it sweet,â€ and sub raspberry syrup (1 pump for tall, 2 pumps for grande, 3 pumps for venti).
6. Butterbeer Frappuccino
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 CrÃ¨me Frapp base with whole milk. Add 3 pumps of caramel syrup and 3 pumps of toffee nut syrup. Top with caramel drizzle. Kick everyoneâ€™s butt at Quidditch.
7. Cake Batter Frappuccino
What it is: A more acceptable way to taste cake flavours than angrily shovelling handfuls of cake into your face
How to order it: Ask for a Vanilla Bean Frappuccino. â€œAdd hazelnut syrup (1 pump for tall, 1.5 pumps for grande, 2 pumps for venti).â€ Ask them to blend a Birthday Cake Pop from the refrigerated case into your Frapp.
8. Lucky Charms Frappuccino
What it is: Starbucks-style cereal milk, all without the need to buy cereal or milk
How to order it: Ask for a CrÃ¨me 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.
9. Peach Cobbler Frappuccino
What it is: Itâ€™ll taste like youâ€™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.-Thrillist