The Cap’n Crunch Cereal fans were blessed with the Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino by Starbucks, a couple of years ago. Keep reading to find out more.
I love a nice bowl of cereal and appreciate a tasty milkshake. When Starbucks let us know of the Captain Crunch Frappuccino I was ecstatic. I mastered its recipe almost immediately. To know how you can order this sweet, frosty Frappuccino from the Starbucks app or whip it up in your kitchen, keep reading.
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Brief history of the drink.
The Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino is also known as the Cap’n Crunch Frappuccino. It got that name because of the similarities it has with the Cap’n Crunch’s Crunch Berries cereal in terms of taste. Despite the Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino being popular, not all baristas know how to make it. This is because they aren’t trained on how to make it, since the beverage is on the secret menu.
Is Captain Crunch Frappuccino still available at Starbucks?
The Captain Crunch Frappuccino is available on the Starbucks secret menu.
Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino (Ingredients, Taste, Variations, Sizes, Caffeine, Calories)
What’s in a Captain Crunch Frappuccino – (Ingredients)
The Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino is prepared with Strawberries and Crème Frappuccino, hazelnut syrup, caramel syrup, toffee syrup and java chips (optional).
Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino: Sizes, Nutrition, Caffeine & Calories.
What sizes are available?
The Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino is available in a tall (12 oz.), grande (16oz.) and a venti (24 oz.)
The Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino has over 300 calories for a grande size. 93% of these calories are from carbs and 7% from protein.
The table below provides a summary of the nutritional value of the grande size Captain Crunch Frappuccino.
|Nutrient contents based on a 2000-calorie diet(per 16fl oz. serving)
|% Daily Value
|Total Fat (5g)
Saturated fat (0g)
Trans fat (0g)
|Total carbs (53g)
The Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino is caffeine-free.
So, what does Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino taste like?
The Captain Crunch Frappuccino is sweet, with a fruity flavour.
Ways to customize Captain Crunch Frappuccino at Starbucks – Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino variations.
For a bit of crunchiness to your Frappuccino, ask the barista to add a few java chips. You can reduce or add the number of pumps of the syrups used depending on the size of your beverage.
Your preferred milk can be used in the Frappuccino. You can reduce or request extra whipped cream on your Frappuccino.
How to make Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino at home – Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino Copycat Recipe
- 1 ½ cup of milk (Your preferred kind).
- ¾ cup of crushed ice.
- Whipped cream.
- Strawberry sauce.
- 2 scoops of strawberry ice cream.
- 2 tablespoons of caramel syrup.
- 2 tablespoons of toffee syrup.
- 2 tablespoons of hazelnut syrup.
- 2 tablespoons of strawberry syrup.
- Chocolate chips (optional).
- Caramel sauce.
- In a blender, pour in all the ingredients except for the whipped cream, strawberry syrup and caramel sauce. Blend until you get a rich, thick and smooth consistency.
- Serve in a cup, cover the top with whipped cream and drizzle the strawberry syrup and caramel sauce on top. Enjoy.
- If you have Frappuccino crème syrup, you can add it to the recipe.
- The chocolate chips are optional if you don’t like crunchiness in your Frappuccino.
- To garnish, you can use raspberry syrup instead of strawberry syrup.
- Amount of whipped cream used can be adjusted to your preference.
- Scale the ingredients mentioned to get the amount you want.
How do you order Captain Crunch Frappuccino from the Starbucks app?
To order, open the app and under the menu section, choose Frappuccino Blended Beverages. Scroll through and under Crème Frappuccino, select the Strawberry Crème Frappuccino Blended Beverage and choose the size of your Frappuccino.
Proceed to customizations and under milk, select your preferred kind. Scroll down to the blended option and select the number of Frappuccino chips you’d like. Skip this section if you prefer not to have the java chips.
Proceed to flavours and under the syrups section, choose the caramel, hazelnut and toffee syrups. Under toppings, select whipped cream. Place your order.
Does Starbucks have Captain Crunch Frappuccino all year round?
The Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino is available throughout the year.
Is the Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino healthy?
The sugar levels in the Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino are high, so it is better to have this beverage once in a while.
How much is the Starbucks Captain Crunch Frappuccino?
Prices vary depending on the market and the store location. A tall goes for around $4.00, a grande for about $4.65 and a venti for approximately $5.00.
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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