If you’d like to try Terry’s Chocolate Orange in beverage form, try the Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino.
The Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino is a beverage off the Starbucks secret Frappuccino menu made with mocha Frappuccino, java chips, and orange slices. Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino is one of my favorite holiday treats, and after finding out I could get this treat in a drinkable form from Starbucks, I was delighted. Thanks to my barista friend, I learned this Frappuccino recipe, how to order it from the Starbucks app, and its history.
In this post, I am sharing every detail with you, so to learn more about this Frappuccino, read on.
A brief history of the drink
The Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino was created by Chris P. and Marley B., both Starbucks baristas in 2014. The base of this Frappuccino was first rolled out in the summer of 1995 as one of the first Starbucks Frappuccinos. The java chips added to this drink were also introduced to the coffee house in 1995.
Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino Overview
What’s in a Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino? – (Ingredients)
The Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino is prepared with;
Mocha Frappuccino: This is the base drink for Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino, and it contains milk, coffee Frappuccino syrup, mocha sauce, ice, and coffee.
Java Chips: These are blended into the Frappuccino to add chocolate flavors and improve the consistency of the drink. They contain additives, sugar, oil, and cocoa.
Orange Slices: Real orange slices are used to introduce the mellow and sweet flavors of oranges.
Whipped Cream and Cookie Crumbles: These two are the toppings of this Frappuccino. The cream contains heavy whipping cream and vanilla syrup, while the cookie crumbles as simply crushed chocolate cookies.
Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino: Sizes, nutrition, caffeine, and calories
What sizes are available?
The Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino is available in three sizes; Tall (12fl oz.), venti (24fl oz.), and Grande (16fl oz.), with the grande size being the most popular size among Starbucks customers.
The venti size is perfect for those who are already used to the drink’s flavors and don’t mind high sugar and calorie levels. The tall size is best for anyone simply sampling the drink or craving a treat but does not want to overindulge.
This Frappuccino has high sugar, fat, cholesterol, and calorie levels. Therefore, it is discouraged as a daily treat. However, it is okay to have it once in a while, in moderation. In the table below, all the nutrients of this drink have been summarized, and their amounts and how much they contribute to an adult’s diet are indicated;
|Nutritional Values (per 24fl oz. serving)||% Daily Value|
|Total fat (17g)
Trans fat (0.5mg)
Saturated fat (11g)
|Total carbs (71g)||26%|
This Frappuccino is caffeinated, with the tall size having 70mg of caffeine, grande 100mg, and venti 130mg. The caffeine is thanks to the coffee, coffee Frappuccino syrup, and java chips, although the amount of java chips is insignificant. Depending on the modifications a customer asks the barista to make, these caffeine levels can change.
So, what does Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino taste like?
This Frappuccino is thick, rich, and creamy with chocolate, coffee, and mellow flavors. This drink’s thick and rich consistency is from the base Frappuccino while the chocolate flavors are from the java chips added. The light coffee flavors are from the coffee used, and the mellow flavors are thanks to the orange slices added.
Ways to customize a Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino at Starbucks
Ask the barista for as many orange slices as you prefer depending on how fruity you want the drink.
Request for your favorite milk to be used in the base Frappuccino.
Depending on how chocolaty you like this Frappuccino, ask for as many java chips as you want.
You can also ask for more or less coffee in your drink.
If the store has chocolate-flavored whipped cream, you can request the barista to use it as the topping instead of the regular whip.
How to make Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino at home – Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino Copycat recipe
Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino Copycat recipe
- 3 orange slices
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1 cup ice
- ¼ teaspoon orange extract
- 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
- 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
- ¼ cup crushed Oreos
- 4 espresso shots
- Whipped cream
- Besides whipped cream and crushed Oreos, blend all the ingredients for 2-3 minutes until perfectly combined and smooth.
- Serve the Frappuccino in a glass, top it with whipped cream, and sprinkle the crushed Oreos. Enjoy.
- Use chocolate-flavored whipped cream if you have it.
- Use as many espresso shots as you’d like your Frappuccino caffeinated.
- Use your favorite milk instead of whole milk.
- Add as many orange slices as you prefer depending on how intense you want the orange flavors in your drink.
- Reduce or increase the number of chocolate chips to your liking.
- Garnish your Frappuccino with as many crushed Oreos as you like.
How do you order Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino from the Starbucks app?
Order a Mocha Frappuccino and under the “Blended Options,” add frappuccino chips; then, in the instructions box, ask the barista to blend in 4 orange slices and place your order.
Is the Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino still available?
Yes, this Frappuccino is still sold across all Starbucks shops and on the Starbucks app and website.
Does Starbucks have Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino all year round?
Yes, this drink is available all year round.
Is the Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino healthy?
No. This Frappuccino has high sugar, calorie, and fat levels.
How much is the Starbucks Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino?
The Grande size is around $4.75.
Is Terry’s Chocolate Orange Frappuccino from Starbucks Good?
Yes, this Frappuccino is sweet, mellow, and creamy.