Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino (Ingredients, taste, variations, sizes, copycat recipe, caffeine, calories, and more information)

One of the most flavorsome and rich Starbucks frappuccinos is the Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino. To find out everything about this Frappuccino, stick around.

The Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino is a Frappuccino prepared with ice, oat milk, coffee, Frappuccino syrup, spiced apple drizzle, brown sugar syrup, and whipped cream topping. I learned about the Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino from an online post by one of my followers around the time Starbucks launched the drink. After having this Frappuccino, I fell in love with the rich and amazingly blended flavors. To date, the Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino is my favorite Starbucks Frappuccino. Please keep reading to learn more about this Frappuccino, its nutritional value, and how to make it home.

A brief history of the drink

The Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino was launched at Starbucks in August 2021. The oat milk used in this Frappuccino was introduced in January 2020 as one of the vegan alternatives. The apple brown sugar syrup was introduced in August 2021 as well. The coffee Frappuccino syrup used has existed at Starbucks since its introduction in 1995. Lastly, the apple spice drizzle incorporated in this drink was launched at Starbucks in August 2021, with the introduction of the famous Starbucks macchiato, the apple crisp macchiato.

Is Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino still available at Starbucks?

The Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino is available across all Starbucks locations in the US and on the Starbucks app and website. However, this Frappuccino is only available during the fall season and not all year round. This is because the apple brown sugar syrup used in the drink is a seasonal ingredient.

Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino (Ingredients, taste, variations, sizes, caffeine, calories)

What’s in a Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino? – (Ingredients)

The Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino is prepared with the following ingredients;

Ice: Ice cubes are blended into this Frappuccino to thicken the drink and provide a cooling effect. Starbucks uses regular ice cubes.

Oat milk: Oat milk is the milk base of this Frappuccino and is used for its creamy and smooth nature. Starbucks oat milk contains water, oats, and canola oil, and also contains 2% or less of sea salt, riboflavin, dipotassium phosphate, tricalcium phosphate, vitamin A, vitamin B12, calcium carbonate, dicalcium phosphate, and vitamin D2.

Coffee Frappuccino syrup: This is one of the main ingredients of this Frappuccino and is added to introduce coffee flavors and promote the velvety texture of the Frappuccino. Starbucks coffee Frappuccino syrup has water, sugar, potassium sorbate, citric acid, natural flavors, salt, and xanthan gum.

Coffee: Brewed coffee is incorporated into this Frappuccino to add caffeine and also introduce coffee flavors. Starbucks uses 100% dark roast Arabica coffee beans to prepare this coffee.

Whipped cream: Whipped cream is used to garnish this Frappuccino and improve its texture. Starbucks whipped cream has citric acid, potassium sorbate, water, sugar, natural flavors, mono and diglycerides, and carrageenan.

Apple Brown Sugar Syrup: This syrup is used in this Frappuccino to add warm apple flavors and sweeten the Frappuccino. The Starbucks apple brown sugar syrup has brown sugar, inverted sugar, natural flavors, potassium sorbate, malic acid, water, and salt.

Spiced Apple Drizzle: Spiced apple drizzle is drizzled on top of the whipped cream to add more apple flavors and a bit of spice to the drink. The Starbucks spiced apple drizzle contains corn syrup, inverted sugar, apple juice concentrate, salt, cinnamon, water, caramelized sugar, potassium sorbate, malic acid, and nutmeg.

Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino: Sizes, nutrition, caffeine, and calories

Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino copycat recipe

What sizes are available?

The Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino is available in three sizes, just like all other Starbucks Frappuccinos; a tall that holds 12fl oz., a Grande that holds 16fl oz., and a Venti that holds 24fl oz. For kids and those that want to taste test this drink, the tall size is the best size to order. The Grande size is the most popular size, typically ordered by those already used to the drink. The venti size is the largest size best for anyone who’s in the mood for overindulging and doesn’t mind extra calories, cholesterol, sugar, and fat.

Nutritional facts

Studying the nutritional values of this Frappuccino, it’s a generally unhealthy drink since all its nutritional values are over the daily recommended limit. The sugar, calorie, fat, and cholesterol levels are higher than the daily recommended limit, especially in larger sizes. Therefore, occasional and moderate consumption is advised.

In the table below, all the dietary values of this Frappuccino have been summarized, and their daily percentage contribution to a regular adult diet is indicated.

Calories520
Nutritional Values (per 24fl oz. serving)% Daily Value
Cholesterol (35mg)12%
Sodium (400mg)17%
Total fat (17g)

 

Saturated fat (8g)

Trans fat (0mg)

22%

 

40%

Total carbs (91g)33%
Protein (3g)
Sugars (77g)
Dietary fiber (2g)7%

Caffeine Information

The Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino is caffeinated thanks to the addition of coffee and coffee Frappuccino syrup. The tall size has 70mg of caffeine, the Grande has 100mg, and the Venti size has 135mg.

A customer can get a non-caffeinated Frappuccino by ordering the crème Frappuccino version. Alternatively, you can request the barista to use fewer pumps of coffee Frappuccino syrup and less coffee. Similarly, if you want a more caffeinated Frappuccino, ask your barista to add more coffee and coffee Frappuccino syrup.

So, what does Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino taste like?

The Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino is sweet, thick, creamy, and fluffy with rich apple, brown sugar, coffee, and cinnamon flavors. This Frappuccino’s thickness, creaminess, and fluffiness are from the oat milk blended with ice. The apple flavor and sweetness of the drink are thanks to the apple brown sugar syrup added. The rich coffee flavor is from the coffee and coffee Frappuccino syrup added, and the cinnamon flavor is from the spiced apple drizzle that contains cinnamon.

Ways to customize a Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino at Starbucks – Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino variations

If you prefer a non-caffeinated Apple Crisp Frappuccino, ask the barista to prepare the crème version, which uses crème Frappuccino syrup and has no coffee.

Adjust the number of apple brown sugar syrup pumps added to the drink depending on how rich you want the apple and brown sugar flavors and how sweet you prefer your Frappuccino.

Ask the barista to modify the amount of whipped cream used to garnish your Frappuccino to suit your preference.

Depending on how caffeinated you want your Frappuccino, ask the barista to customize the amount of coffee in your Frappuccino and adjust the number of coffee Frappuccino syrup pumps.

Lastly, depending on how spicy you’d love your apple crisp Frappuccino, request the barista to adjust the spiced apple drizzle used to garnish the Frappuccino.

How to make Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino at home – Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino copycat recipe

Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino

Starbucks Apple Crisp Frappuccino copycat recipe

Kai Jordan

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1 cup of oat milk
  • 4 tablespoons apple-flavored syrup
  • 2 shots of brewed espresso
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar syrup
  • ½ teaspoons of ground cinnamon Whipped cream
  • 2 tablespoons of Frappuccino syrup

Instructions
 

  • Place all the ingredients in the blender, except whipped cream, 2 tablespoons of apple-flavored syrup, and cinnamon, and blend until smooth and velvety.
  • Serve the Frappuccino in a tall glass and garnish with a generous amount of whipped cream.
  • Mix the remaining apple-flavored syrup with cinnamon thoroughly until perfectly combined, and drizzle the mixture on top of the whipped cream.
  • Place the Frappuccino in the fridge for about 10 minutes to chill and enjoy.

Notes

  • Replace the oat milk with your preferred kind of milk. We recommend using plant-based milk in this recipe.
  • Use as many espresso shots as you like depending on how caffeinated you want your Frappuccino.
  • Feel free to use either homemade or store-bought syrups in this recipe.
  • Use any brand of apple-flavored syrup but for the authentic Starbucks taste, use the Starbucks apple brown sugar syrup if you can access it from the company’s stores or online on platforms like Amazon.
  • Use as much whipped cream as you like.

INFORMATIVE SECTION

How do you order a Starbucks apple crisp frappuccino?

To order from the app, log into the Starbucks app, proceed to the Frappuccino Blended Beverage menu, and select Apple Crisp Oat milk Frappuccino. Select the size you want, make all other customizations under the customizations section, and place your order.

To order in-store, ask the barista for an “Apple Crisp Frappuccino” and tell them all the modifications you want to be made to the drink.

Remember, you can only order this Frappuccino only during fall.

Is the apple crisp crème frappuccino good?

Yes, this Frappuccino is creamy, rich, and flavorful.

Is the apple crisp frappuccino gluten-free?

No, there is a bit of wheat in the spiced apple drizzle used.

Is the apple crisp frappuccino vegan?

Yes, this drink is vegan as it uses plant milk.

How much is an apple crisp frappuccino at Starbucks?

The price of this Frappuccino varies from store to store, but a Grande size goes for around $5.25.

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