Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino (Ingredients, Taste, Variations, Sizes, Copycat Recipe, Caffeine, Calories & More information)

Save yourself a lot of money by making a replica of the Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino. Read on to learn more about this drink and some of the customizations you can make.

Since I am a huge fan of Starbucks drinks, I always try every drink on their menu, which is how I came across Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino. I knew I would love it, as Starbucks uses my favorite ingredients to prepare this delicious drink. The first time I ordered this Frappuccino, I used all of their common ingredients: milk, coffee, whipped cream, Frappuccino syrup, ice, and chestnut praline topping. With time, I became obsessed with the drink and even started customizing it to my desired taste. A few months later, I came up with a simple recipe to make it at home. Read to the end to see the simple recipe and more information such as, what Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino tastes like.

Brief History of the drink

Starbucks Chestnut praline Frappuccino is a seasonal drink that was first introduced at Starbucks in 2014. Amy Dilger, the Starbucks research and development manager, was the first to come up with the idea of bringing a chestnut praline drink to Starbucks.

Is Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino still available at Starbucks?

Yes, Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino is still available on Starbucks’ regular menu, and to order this drink, you will only be required to state its name to the barista. The good thing about this drink is that you can customize it at Starbucks to fit your preference. Another interesting fact about the Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino is that it was off the Starbucks menu for some time and only returned in November, 2022.

What’s in a Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino- (ingredients)


According to Starbucks’ official menu website, the ingredients in their chestnut praline Frappuccino are ice, milk, coffee, chestnut praline syrup, coffee Frappuccino syrup, and chestnut praline topping. Let us now look at each of these ingredients separately.

  • Coffee: Starbucks uses coffee as an ingredient of this drink to give it a coffee flavor. You can request an espresso roast for a stronger taste.
  • Coffee Frappuccino syrup: this syrup is added to the chestnut praline Frappuccino to give it a stronger coffee flavor.
  • Chestnut praline syrup: this syrup is used as an ingredient in the Frappuccino to give it a nutty and toffee flavor.
  • Milk: Starbucks adds milk to the Frappuccino to give it a rich, sweet and creamier taste.
  • Ice: this is blended into the rest of the ingredients to make the chestnut praline Frappuccino drink thicker and cool.
  • Whipped cream: Starbucks tops this drink up with whipped cream to give it a creamier feel of the drink.
  • Chestnut praline topping: Starbucks finishes off this Frappuccino drink with chestnut praline toppings for an additional chestnut flavor.

Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino: Sizes, nutrition, Caffeine & Calories

Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino Variations

What sizes are available

Starbucks is currently offering the chestnut praline Frappuccino in three different sizes. These sizes are the tall size, which holds 12 fluid ounces; the Grande, which contains 16 fluid ounces; and the Venti, which holds 24 fluid ounces. Since this drink has high sugar content, I suggest you order it in the tall size if it is the first time trying this Frappuccino, to see whether you can tolerate its sweetness.

Nutritional facts

When Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino is served in a tall size, it contains 260 calories, 11 grams of total fat, 38 grams of total carbohydrates, 35 milligrams of cholesterol, 160 milligrams of sodium, and three grams of protein.

Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino also contains 380 calories, 45 milligrams of cholesterol, 15 grams of total fat, 230 milligrams of sodium, 4 grams of protein, and 57 grams of total carbohydrates when served in a Grande size. Finally, when Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino is served in a Venti size, it contains 460 calories, 16 grams of total fat, 50 milligrams of cholesterol, 310 milligrams of sodium, 73 grams of total carbohydrates, and 6 grams of protein. The information above shows that this drink is relatively healthy, except for its high amount of sugar.

Below is a summary table of the Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino nutritional facts when served in a Venti size.

Calories (per 2,000 calories daily intake)


Nutritional facts (per 1 cookie 2.9 0z serving)

% Daily Value

Total fats 16g

Saturated fat 10g

Trans fat 0.5mg



Total carbohydrates 73g

Dietary fiber 0g

Sugars 72g


Cholesterol 50mg


Sodium 310mg


Protein 6g


Caffeine information

The Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino contains caffeine, and its contents vary slightly depending on the size in which this drink is served. The venti size of this drink contains 125 milligrams of caffeine, while the Grande size contains 95 milligrams of caffeine. The caffeine content of this Frappuccino may be high for people who love less caffeinated drinks. Additionally, this drink cannot be consumed by small children, as no amount of caffeine is appropriate for them.

So, what does Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino taste like?

Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino has a very nutty and buttery flavor. This flavor comes from the chestnut praline toppings and the chestnut praline syrup used, which also adds to the sweetness of the drink. You will also feel the taste of coffee in this Frappuccino with every sip you take.

Ways to customize a Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino at Starbucks- Starbucks chestnut praline

Frappuccino variations

There are a few ways in which you can use to customize Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino. The first way you can use to customize this drink is by swapping the whole milk used with any milk you prefer. Other milk options you can use instead of whole milk are 2% milk, Nonfat milk, heavy cream, or any non-dairy milk like Soy, Oat, Almond, or coconut milk.

Another simple way to customize this Starbucks festive drink is by adding extra toppings to it or swapping its topping with a different one. Among the best topping, you can use for this drink is the caramel Brulee topping, chocolate curls topping, holiday sugar sparkles, barista cocoa powder, or pumpkin spice topping.

If you have a sweet tooth, you can also customize Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino by adding more sweeteners. Some of the additional sweeteners you can add to this Frappuccino drink are honey blend, liquid cane sugar, classic syrup, stevia in the raw, or Splenda.

How to make Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino at home-Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino Copycat recipe

Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino

Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino Copycat recipe

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  • Blender
  • Coffee maker
  • Glass


  • Ice
  • Milk
  • Whipped cream
  • Coffee
  • Frappuccino syrup
  • Coffee
  • Chestnut praline topping
  • Chestnut praline syrup


  • Please put your coffee and your preferred amount of water in your coffee maker, brew it, and transfer it into your blender.
  • Add ice, milk, chestnut praline syrup, and coffee Frappuccino syrup and carefully blend until you achieve a smooth mixture.
  • Pour your drink into your glass and top it up with whipped cream and chestnut praline topping.


-If you are a vegan, you can use Soy milk, Almond milk, Coconut milk, or Soy milk instead of whole milk.
-If you want a warm version of this drink, leave the ice out.
-Add more chunks of ice cube to get a thicker chestnut praline Frappuccino
-Use freshly ground coffee for a more robust flavor and taste of coffee

Informative section

How do you order a Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino?

To order Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino, mention the name of the barista serving you, as this drink is already on Starbucks’ regular menu. If you want to customize this drink, however, you will have to tell the barista the exact customizations you want to be made on this drink.

Is the Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino good?

Yes, Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino is very good. You will love this drink more if you love the taste of butter and nuts.

How much is Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino

When ordered in a tall size, Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino goes for $4.25, while its Grande size goes for $4.75. Additionally, this drink costs $5.25 when served in a venti size.

Is Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino available at Starbucks all year round?

No, Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino is not available at Starbucks all year round since it is a seasonal drink. This Frappuccino drink is usually available at Starbucks during the festive seasons.

Does Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino contain caffeine?

Yes, Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino has caffeine since it uses coffee as one of its ingredients. This caffeine content slightly differs depending on the size of this Frappuccino drink served.

When is Starbucks Chestnut praline Frappuccino coming back at Starbucks?

Starbucks chestnut praline Frappuccino is already back on the Starbucks menu after Starbucks returned it in November 2022. This Frappuccino drink is, however, at Starbucks for a limited time.

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