Starbucks’ secret menu has some of the most amazing drinks. Starbucks Raspberry Iced tea is one of the most amazing drinks you should try.
On one hottest summer day, I rushed to Starbucks to grab a drink. I did not want to take my usual drinks, so I was unsure what to take. The customer before me ordered Raspberry Iced Tea, and I decided I would take the same. I am grateful I did. The problem is that I want to have the drink so many times, and ordering from Starbucks is expensive. To cut the cost, I have learned to make it at home, and in this post, I will teach you too. Read on.
In 2006 Starbucks green tea hit the market with a storm. Every blog talked about it, and tea lovers were looking for the best ways to enjoy the drink. Soon raspberry iced tea started to become popular. It is 16 years, and the drink is still one of the greatest on the secret menu.
Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea Overview
What’s in a Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea – (ingredients)
If you love Starbucks raspberry tea, you are curious to know what it is made of. It comprises half green tea, half black tea, and raspberry syrup. But what is in green tea and black tea? Starbucks iced green tea contains ice, lemon verbena, lemongrass, mint, and green tea. On the other hand, Starbucks iced black tea contains black tea and ice. The primary ingredients for the Raspberry iced tea are as follows:
Raspberry syrup – is made of coloring, water, natural flavor, and sugar. It provides a delicious raspberry flavor to the drink.
- Green tea – is a primary ingredient in raspberry iced tea. It provides flavor and caffeine.
- Black tea – like green tea, is a primary ingredient and adds flavor and caffeine.
- Lemon verbena and lemon grass – produce a slightly sour taste and lemon flavor in green tea.
Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea: Sizes, nutrition, Caffeine & Calories
What sizes are available
Starbucks serves the Raspberry iced tea in four cup sizes which include Tall-12 fl oz, Grande-16 fl oz, Venti-24 fl oz, and Trenta 30 fl oz.
If you are trying the drink for the first time, I would advise you to take the tall serving so that you try it if you like the drink. When driving over long distances, I prefer taking the Trenta serving.
The Grande serving has 60 calories, primarily from the raspberry syrup. The calories are significantly low and therefore suitable for an individual avoiding weight gain. It has 25mg of caffeine, which is also very low compared to most Starbucks coffee-based drinks. The drink has no cholesterol or fats, which makes it significantly healthy.
The table below shows the complete nutritional content of the drink.
|Calorie count (out of 2,000 calories daily intake)||60|
|Nutrient Content (per Grande serving)||% of Daily Value|
|Total Fat (0g)
Trans Fat (0g)
Saturated Fat (0g)
|Total carbohydrates (10g)
This drink has 25 mg of caffeine. It is ideal for individuals fighting caffeine addiction or keeping their caffeine intake low. However, it is not ideal for individuals seeking caffeine stimulation.
So, what does Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea taste like?
It has a fruity raspberry taste and a delicious green and black tea flavor, and lovers of the drink describe it as pretty good. I like the blended flavor of raspberries and green tea. It is not too sweet, making it ideal for individuals who do not like too much sugar.
Ways to Customize a Raspberry Iced Tea at Starbucks
You can customize the drink by adding toppings such as Irish cream cold foam, pumpkin cold form, or vanilla sweet cream cold form. You can also add peach or apple juice to the drink to improve n flavor and nutrition.
How to make Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea at home – Starbucks Caffe Misto Copycat Recipe
Starbucks Caffe Misto Copycat Recipe
- A glass jars
- Ice scoop
- Syrup pump
- Starbucks green and black tea
- Raspberry syrup
- Using a teapot, make a half cup of green tea
- Make another half cup of black tea
- Mix the two halves of black and green tea
- Add three pumps of raspberry syrup
- Using the ice scoop, put enough ice in a large cup
- Add the raspberry tea to the ice and enjoy.
- You can order the green and black tea from Starbucks if you do not want to make the green and black tea.
- You can add your favorite toppings, including salted caramel cream cold foam, peppermint chocolate cream cold foam, or chocolate cream cold foam, among others.
- Individuals with a sweet tooth can add sweeteners such as honey, sugar, stevia, or Splenda.
How do you order Raspberry Iced Tea from the Starbucks app?
To order Raspberry Iced Tea from the Starbucks app, order green tea and add three pumps of raspberry syrup for a Grande serving.
Is the Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea still available?
Yes, Starbucks Raspberry tea is available, and the availability of green tea determines its availability.
Does Starbucks have Raspberry Iced Tea all year round?
Yes, raspberry tea is available all year round, and you can get it from any Starbucks store.
Is the Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea healthy?
Yes, Starbucks raspberry Iced tea is healthy. It has low calories and caffeine, making it a healthy drink. However, the drink has little nutritional value.
How much is the Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea?
A Grande serving of Starbucks Iced Raspberry tea costs $3.00.
Is Starbucks Raspberry Iced Tea Good?
Yes, the drink is delicious and refreshing, especially on a hot day.