Are you a lover of the Nutella chocolate spread? Then, you’ll delight in the Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino.
The Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino is a frappuccino off the Starbucks secret menu that’s prepared with only five ingredients, Starbucks coffee frappuccino being among them as the base drink. Like the rest of the world, I love the infamous Nutella spread, and when I discovered this frappuccino, I was over the moon. This is my ideal fix whenever I’m craving a decadently rich and sweet treat.
Do you want to know what’s in the Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino and how you can order it? Then, read on.
By the end of this post, you’ll also know how to recreate this frappuccino.
A brief history of the drink
The Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino was created in 2014 as the frappuccino version of the Starbucks Nutella (also a secret menu drink). We aren’t sure who the creator is. The base frappuccino in this drink was one of the two first frappuccinos at Starbucks introduced in 1995. Almost a decade later, mocha syrup was introduced, followed by hazelnut syrup, which was introduced in 2013.
Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino Overview
What’s in a Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino? – (Ingredients)
The Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino has the following ingredients;
Coffee Frappuccino: This is the base of the Nutella Frappuccino, containing coffee frappuccino syrup, milk, coffee, and milk.
Mocha Syrup: Is used to add chocolate flavors, containing water, cocoa, sugar, flavoring, corn syrup, citric acid, and preservatives.
Hazelnut Syrup: Used to sweeten and add nutty flavors to the frappuccino. This syrup is made with water, preservatives, flavoring, sugar, and citric acid.
Whipped cream: This is the topping of the frappuccino, containing heavy whipping cream and vanilla syrup.
Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino: Size, nutrition, caffeine, and calories
What sizes are available?
This frappuccino is available in 12fl oz., 16fl oz., and 24fl oz. Otherwise referred to as tall, grande, and venti, respectively. It is wise to start with the 12fl oz. Size if you’re ordering this frappuccino for the first time. Once you’re used to the taste of the frappuccino, you can then upgrade to the larger sizes. Most customers typically go for the grande size.
Below, we have summarized the nutritional values of this frappuccino in a 16fl oz. Serving. Note that these values are for the standard version and vary once a customer makes any modifications to the drink. The % Daily Value shows what percentage a nutrient contributes to the total daily diet, in this case, of 2000 calories.
|Dietary Values (per Grande serving)||% Daily Value|
|Total fat (3g)||4%|
|Saturated fat (2g)||10%|
|Total carbs (46g)||17%|
A tall Nutella Frappuccino has 65mg of caffeine, a Grande 95mg, and a venti 125mg. The caffeine is from the brewed espresso and coffee frappuccino syrup used. Upon a customer’s request, more or less coffee can be used in their frappuccino; therefore, the mentioned caffeine amounts will change.
So, what does Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino taste like?
This frappuccino is thick, creamy, and sweet with rich chocolate flavors. It is excellent, especially for those who enjoy decadent chocolate palates. The base drink and mocha syrup are responsible for the rich chocolate flavors, and the lightly nutty flavor in the frappuccino is thanks to the hazelnut syrup. These syrups also contribute to the sweetness of the drink.
Ways to customize Nutella Frappuccino at Starbucks
Customize the number of mocha and hazelnut syrup pumps used.
Adjust the number of frappuccino roast pumps used to your liking.
Request the barista to use any kind of milk you prefer, but remember, dairy milk is key for a creamier and thicker frappuccino.
You can have caramel drizzled on top of the whipped cream if you want.
How to make Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino at home – Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino copycat recipe
Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino copycat recipe
- 1 ½ tablespoons of instant coffee powder
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 1 cup whipped cream
- 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
- ½ cup whole milk
- 1 tablespoon hazelnut syrup
- Apart from ½ of the whipped cream, blend all the other ingredients until smooth and creamy.
- Serve the frappuccino and top it with the remaining whipped cream. Enjoy.
- Replace instant coffee with espresso shots.
- If you’d like, drizzle a tablespoon of caramel on top of the whipped cream.
- Adjust the amount of hazelnut and chocolate syrup in the recipe to your liking.
How do you order Nutella Frappuccino from the Starbucks app?
Order a coffee frappuccino; under “Flavors,” add hazelnut syrup and mocha sauce; under “Toppings,” add caramel drizzle (optional), and in the instructions box, type, “Blend in whipped cream,” then place your order.
Is the Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino still available?
Yes, Nutella Frappuccino is available in all Starbucks shops.
Does Starbucks have Nutella Frappuccino all year round?
Yes, Nutella Frappuccino is available throughout the year.
Is the Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino healthy?
Yes, provided that it is consumed in moderation.
How much is the Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino?
A Grande is approximately between $3.95 and $4.25.
Is Starbucks Nutella Frappuccino good?
Yes, especially for chocolate lovers.