The Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino is for people who love their beverage with a rich marshmallow taste. To know more about this drink, read on.
I learned about this drink through my nephew, a barista at Starbucks. We both love marshmallows; hence we always try out different marshmallow drinks since marshmallow syrup was introduced at Starbucks. What I like most about this drink is that its taste profile is a blend of marshmallows and hints of chocolate due to the white mocha syrup added to it. Keep reading to get a simple recipe and the drink’s nutritional facts.
A brief history of the drink
Starbucks introduced frappuccinos in 1995. Since then, these drinks have been modified and are available in so many variations. The Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino is a blend of several syrups and crème base Frappuccino. Syrups are added to this drink to enhance the flavor of this drink. Although we do not know who came up with this drink, we can guess that it’s a barista or a Starbucks fan.
Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino overview
What’s in a Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino? – (ingredients)
According to Starbucks’ secret menu website, this drink is made of crème base Frappuccino, white mocha syrup, marshmallow syrup, and topped with whipped cream.
- Crème base Frappuccino – this ingredient gives the lucky charms Frappuccino its Frappuccino identity.
- White mocha syrup enhances this drink’s flavor, giving it a sweet, chocolaty taste.
- Marshmallow syrup – enhances the flavor and taste profile of this drink.
- Whipped cream – gives this Frappuccino a smooth and creamy finish.
Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino: sizes, nutrition, caffeine & Calories
What sizes are available?
This drink is available in three sizes tall, grande, and venti. A grande is 16 ounces, a tall is 12 ounces, and a venti is 24 ounces. Therefore, inform your barista of the size you want while ordering this drink.
Though the exact nutritional facts of this drink are not available online, the following information is an estimate based on the ingredients used to make it.
|Calories (per 2000 daily intake)||390|
|Nutritional value||Daily Value|
|Cholesterol 50 mg||17%|
|Total carbohydrates 53 grams
Dietary fiber 1 grams
Sugars 50 grams
|Total fat 18 grams
Saturated fat 11 grams
Trans fat 0.5mg
|Protein 6 grams|
The caloric content shown above can be a problem if you are looking out for your health. The cholesterol and the sugar are also on the higher side. However, a treat once in a while will not hurt.
This drink has 10 mg of caffeine from the mocha syrup and the crème Frappuccino base used to make it. However, you can increase the caffeine content of this drink by adding more espresso shots. Additionally, the caffeine content of this drink will depend on the size of the drink. The 10mg comes in a Grande serving.
So, what does Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino taste like?
A blend of chocolate and marshmallows! The taste profile of this drink is a perfect blend of marshmallows and chocolate due to the syrups used to make it. You can make this beverage sweeter by adding the sweeteners of your choice to it.
Ways to customize a lucky charms Frappuccino at Starbucks?
If you want to reduce the calorie content of this drink, you can ditch the whipped cream and opt for a more healthy topping; furthermore, you can also ask your barista to increase the white mocha syrup pumps if you want a drink with a rich, chocolaty taste. You can also sweeten this drink more by adding the sweeteners of your choice to it.
How to make Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino at home – Starbucks Caffe Misto copycat recipe
Starbucks Caffe Misto copycat recipe
- Crème frappuccino syrup
- White mocha syrup
- Marshmallow syrup
- whipped cream
- To make this drink home, blend the crème frappuccino syrup, white mocha syrup, marshmallow syrup, and whipped cream using a blender.
- Pour the drink into a glass and garnish it with whipped cream or any toppings of your preference. Enjoy!
- You can serve this drink over ice if you want it cold.
- You can also make these syrups at home to get a richer taste or buy them at any online or grocery store.
How do you order Lucky charms Frappuccino from the Starbucks app?
To order this drink, order the crème base Frappuccino, add marshmallow and white mocha syrup, and top it with whipped cream.
Is the Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino still available?
Yes, it is.
Does Starbucks have lucky charms Frappuccino all year round?
Yes, this drink is available all year round since the ingredients used to make it are available all year round.
Is the Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino healthy?
No, Starbucks frappuccinos are not a healthy option as they have high calorie and cholesterol content.
How much are the Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino?
The price of this drink will depend on how you decide to customize it.
Is Starbucks lucky charms Frappuccino good?
If you love marshmallows, then it is safe to say this drink will be good for you.