If you are in the mood for a sweet treat, walk into a Starbucks store near you and order the Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino. This secret menu drink will blow your mind!
On stay-at-home weekends, I often make the Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino, one of my favorite Starbucks drinks, at home instead of going to the Starbucks store. Surprisingly, my homemade Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino tastes almost the same as the original.
If you are a Starbucks fan and like getting your hands dirty in the kitchen during your free time, try making your homemade Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino. Read on to see my simple Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino copycat recipe; you will not know the difference!
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Brief History of the drink
Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino is a secret menu drink at Starbucks that the Starbucks Blueberry Muffin inspires. This classic muffin is packed with blueberries and a fine blueberry filling. Blueberries are available all year round; therefore, you can order and enjoy this delicious drink from January to December.
Is Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino still available at Starbucks?
Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino is available all year round. However, being a secret menu drink, you will not find it on the Starbucks website. However, if you order the drink, the barista will know how to prepare it because the company provides them with recipes for all drinks, including the secret menu drinks such as the Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino.
Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino (Ingredients, Taste, Variations, Sizes, Caffeine, Calories)
What’s in a Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino – (ingredients)
Now that the Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino is a secret menu drink and not much information is available, what exactly is in this Frappuccino? Minus the toppings, the Frappuccino has only five ingredients. According to Reddit, the base of this Frappuccino is the Vanilla Bean Frappuccino, prepared using ice, milk, crème Frappuccino syrup, vanilla bean powder, and topped with whipped cream. Ask the barista to add a pump of hazelnut and blueberries to the base (Vanilla Bean Frappuccino). Ask the barista to add a caramel crunch topping and some blueberries atop the whipped cream. Let’s talk about each of the ingredients;
- Milk: Starbucks uses whole milk when preparing this Frappe.
- Crème Frappuccino Syrup: It is prepared using water, sugar, natural flavor, xanthan gum, salt, citric acid, and potassium sorbate.
- Vanilla Bean Powder: It gives this Frappe a classic vanilla flavor. It is made of sugar, vanilla bean pieces, and natural flavor.
- Hazelnut syrup: It gives the Frappe a hazelnut flavor. It comprises water, sugar, natural flavors, potassium sorbate, and citric acid.
- Blueberries: They give the Frappe its blueberry taste.
- Whipped Cream: It accentuates the taste of the Frappe. It is made of vanilla syrup and cream.
- Crunchy Caramel Topping: Crunchy caramel sugar bits are used to finish this secret menu drink. They give it a sweet taste.
- Ice: It makes the Frappe iced and a perfect drink for a hot afternoon or beach weekend.
Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino: Sizes, nutrition, Caffeine & Calories
What sizes are available?
You can choose from the four size options when ordering the Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino. You can order a short serving (8 fluid ounces), a tall serving (12 fluid ounces), a Grande serving (16 fluid ounces), or a venti serving (20 fluid ounces).
While some people will love this drink, others will not because of its taste or sugar content. If it’s your first time taking this drink, you have an underlying health condition, or you are on a diet, order the short serving first.
As much as I like the Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino, it is not one of the healthiest drinks. Starbucks addresses this issue by offering the drink in different cup sizes. If the drink has a high calorie and sugar content, you can order the eight fluid ounces serving. I will share nutritional facts about the Frappuccino to help you choose the right serving. The facts are based on 16 fluid ounces serving of the Frappe.
The Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino is a high-calorie drink. A grande serving of the Frappe contains 535 calories. It has 27.1 grams of fat; 15 grams is saturated fat. Fat makes up 34.74 percent of your daily fat intake requirement.
The drink adds 93 milligrams of cholesterol to your body which is 31 percent of the total amount of cholesterol you should take in a day. It has 83 milligrams of sodium which make up 3.61 percent of the total amount of sodium you should take daily.
The drink contains 49.7 grams of carbs, making 18.07 percent of your daily carbs intake requirement. It has 52 grams of sugar which are higher than the 36 grams (men), and 25 grams (women) are expected to take daily. The Frappe also contains 4.9 grams of proteins, making up 9.8 percent of your daily protein intake requirement.
The Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino might not be the healthiest drink to order, especially if you have an underlying health issue restricting you from taking foods and drinks with a high calorie or sugar content. However, if you cannot resist the urge to take this drink, order the eight fluid ounces serving.
The table below summarizes the nutritional facts I have discussed above:
|Nutrient Content (per standard serving)
|Percentage of Daily Value (DV)
|Total fat (27.1 g)
Trans Fat (0 g)
Saturated fat (15 g)
|Total carbohydrates (49.7g)
Dietary Fiber (2.2 g)
|Sodium (83 mg)
|Cholesterol (93 mg)
While the Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino’s calorie and sugar content are incredibly high, it is caffeine-free. A standard serving of the drink contains zero milligrams of caffeine. This makes this drink safe for people with caffeine issues, such as those with anxiety.
So, what does Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino taste like?
The Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino is sweet, with vanilla, blueberry, and hazelnut notes; this is thanks to the vanilla bean powder, blueberries, and hazelnut syrup used to prepare it. The sweetness comes from vanilla bean powder, hazelnut syrup, and caramel crunch topping because they contain sugar.
Ways to Customize a Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino at Starbucks – Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino Variations
You can customize the add-ins. For instance, you can add or reduce the scoops of the vanilla bean powder you want in your drink. You can change the milk option; if you are a vegan, you can swap whole milk with plant-based milk (almond, soy, oat, and coconut). If you want to lower the amount of fat in your diet, you can choose non-fat milk instead of whole milk.
How to make Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino at home – Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino Copycat Recipe
Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino Copycat Recipe
- A tall glass
- One cup ice
- One-eighth teaspoon of vanilla extract
- One and a half cups of vanilla bean ice cream
- A half cup of fresh blueberries, divided
- Two tablespoons of whipped cream
- One tablespoon of hazelnut syrup
- Caramel sugar bits for garnish.
- Put the ice, vanilla, bean ice cream, hazelnut syrup, and 95 percent of the blueberries into your blender.
- Blend until nice and smooth.
- Add the milk of your choice slowly to the mixture as you blend.
- Pour the Frappe into a glass.
- The Frappe should have an eye-catching blue hue from the blueberries.
- Add the whipped cream and then place the remaining blueberries on top of the cream.
- Finish with caramel syrup or crunchy caramel sugar bits.
- Serve the Frappe, and enjoy!
- You can use frozen blueberries if fresh ones are not available.
- Do not add the milk at once to the blender. Use a teaspoon to add small portions of milk to the milk when the Frappe becomes too thick.
How do you order a Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino?
Order a grande vanilla bean Frappuccino with one pump of hazelnut, a pack of blueberries and caramel crunch, and blueberries finish atop the whipped cream. The vanilla bean Frappuccino is the blueberry muffin Frappuccino’s base. You can order the drink in-store or via the delivery service option if Starbucks delivery is available in your area.
Is Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino good?
Yes, it is a good drink for a hot afternoon. However, you should take it sparingly because of its high calorie and sugar content.
How much is Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino
Information is missing on the prices of different Starbucks blueberry muffin Frappuccino servings. However, a grande serving is most likely worth between $4 and $6.
Kai Jordan worked as a Certified Nutrition Specialist and now a food critic whose main objective is to provide consumers with as much information as they need to make the right choices concerning foods and drinks. Jordan is passionate about helping the public reach their health-related goals but also keen on reviewing foods and drinks offered by some of the famous restaurants the likes of Starbucks.
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