The Starbucks secret menu is filled with the most creative drinks, and the Starbucks strawberry limeade is at the top of the list. This article contains all the information about it.
Summer is upon us, and the temperatures are higher than ever. To get through it, I needed a cold and refreshing drink. Therefore, I was hooked when I came across the Starbucks strawberry limeade. It features a combination of my favorite fruits and flavors, plus it’s cooling and refreshing, perfect for summer. I learned all I could about it and decided to write this article. If interested, keep reading.
Brief History of the drink
The Starbucks Strawberry Limeade is among the drinks on the Starbucks secret menu. The drinks on this menu are usually created by Starbucks customers who combine various ingredients, then share the recipe on social media.
This was the case for this drink, and as more people tried it, it became popular.
Starbucks Strawberry Limeade Overview
What’s in a Starbucks Strawberry Limeade – (ingredients?)
A Starbucks strawberry limeade contains the Starbucks strawberry acai refresher added up to the first line of the cup, no water, ½ lime juice, ½ lemonade added up to the second line of the cup, and ice. All these ingredients are then shaken together.
Starbucks Strawberry Limeade: Sizes, nutrition, Caffeine & Calories
What sizes are available?
The sizes available include tall, Grande, Venti, and Trenta. Their measurements are 12 ounces, 16 ounces, 24 ounces, and 30 ounces, respectively. The Grande is the most popular size among customers, as it quenches without being too much.
The nutritional facts of this drink can be summarized in the table below. This data is according to a tall cup size. From these figures, the drink is unhealthy. The calories are moderate, but the carbs and sugar are too high.
|Nutrient content (per tall serving)||% Of Daily Value|
|Total Fat (0.0g)
Trans Fat (0.000g)
Saturated Fat (0.000g)
|Total Carbohydrates (33 g)
Sugar (30 g)
Dietary Fiber (3.0g)
The main caffeine contributor would be the Strawberry acai refresher. Considering the amount added, the caffeine amount would be about 40 mg. This caffeine is from the green coffee extract in the base refresher.
So, what does Starbucks Strawberry Limeade taste like?
It has a strong sour taste with a subtle fruity and tropical flavor. It is also refreshing and hydrating, the perfect cure for a hot summer day.
Ways to Customize a Strawberry Limeade at Starbucks
To customize this drink, you could choose the strawberry lemonade acai refresher instead of the strawberry acai refresher as your base for a sourer taste.
You could even omit lemonade entirely and only choose lime juice; then it would indeed be a Strawberry limeade.
How to make Starbucks Strawberry Limeade at home – Starbucks Strawberry Limeade Copycat Recipe
Starbucks Strawberry Limeade Copycat Recipe
- A blender
- A pitcher or jug
- Tall glasses
- A strainer or sieve
- 2 cups of cold water.
- ½ a cup of lime juice
- ¼ cup of white sugar
- 1½ cups of frozen strawberries
- A handful of ice cubes
- Lime slices
- Put cold water, lime juice, white sugar, and strawberries in a blender.
- While the blender is running, add the ice cubes one by one.
- Blend thoroughly until all the ingredients are well-incorporated.
- Strain the mixture into a pitcher.
- Pour into tall glasses, cut the lime slices in half, and place one slice on the rim of each of the glasses.
- Add a straw and serve while chilled.
- Instead of white sugar, you can use honey as a healthier alternative.
- For a smoother texture, use fresh strawberries. Be sure to pop them in the fridge a few hours before making the drink so they can chill.
How do you order Strawberry Limeade from the Starbucks app?
Go to the cold drinks category, select the strawberry acai lemonade refresher drink, customize it by selecting extra lemonade, then choose the cup size of your liking. It may not taste like the original strawberry limeade due to the lack of lime juice, but it’s close enough.
Is the Starbucks Strawberry Limeade still available?
Yes, it is. Despite being on the secret menu, the ingredients used to make it are on the permanent menu, so the drink is still and will always be available.
Does Starbucks have Strawberry Limeade all year round?
Yes, it does. The Strawberry Acai refresher is available all year round, as the rest of the ingredients are available all year round.
Is the Starbucks Strawberry Limeade healthy?
It would be considered relatively healthy to have as an occasional treat. It contains 30 grams of sugar which are pretty high.
How much is the Starbucks Strawberry Limeade?
The tall size goes for $3.45, the Grande size is $3.95, and the venti size is $4.45.
Is Starbucks Strawberry Limeade Good?
Yes, it is. The sweetness of the strawberry and the sour flavor of the lime and lemonade incorporate amazingly to produce a fruity and refreshing drink.
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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