The review below covers Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino. Read on to find out everything you need to know.
When I first heard of Starbucks’ The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino, I was curious and wanted the drink. My anticipation, as yours, was to see how it looks. When I had my initial gulp, it was nothing compared to its name; it was delicious. I love how creamy and smooth the drink is. If you are curious about what it tastes like, keep it here. Also, the write-up covers nutritional information and a guide on how to prepare the beverage at home.
Brief History of The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino
Starbucks had its first Frappuccino in 1995. From there, customers have come up with different ways to customize the beverage. Starbucks, The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino is one of the recent additions to the secret menu. The drink made its way to the market in 2016 and has yet to gain the popularity it deserves.
Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino Overview
What’s in a Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino – (Ingredients)
Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino is a formulation of a base Frappuccino and the addition of different ingredients. It contains vanilla bean Frappuccino, Strawberry sauce, Java chips, Whipped cream, and Mocha sauce.
- Vanilla bean Frappuccino has milk, whipped cream, crème Frappuccino syrup, ice, and vanilla bean powder.
- Strawberry sauce contains strawberry puree, citric acid, white grape juice, fruit and vegetable juice, and water.
- Java chips are chocolate mass, salt, and cookie crumbs.
- Whipped cream is heavy cream and vanilla syrup.
- Mocha sauce has cocoa, sugar, natural flavors, and water.
Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino: Sizes, Nutrition, Caffeine & Calories
What sizes are available
You can get Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino in four sizes tall, grande, venti, and trenta. If you have it for the first time, opt for a tall or grande. A venti may overwhelm you; however, you may become hooked over time.
How healthy is Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino? A grande of the drink has 570 calories. If conscious of a drink’s calories, you may reconsider taking the dirty valentine frappe. It contains a high amount of sugar, given all the sugary ingredients; java chips and strawberry sauce. The sugars are 85g, and the fats at 37.5g. The drink also comes with 8g of proteins. Based on these figures, it is highly recommended to be taken as an occasional treat.
Starbucks, dirty valentine Frappuccino contains 0mg of caffeine. The drink has mocha sauce; java chips do not contain coffee. The vanilla bean crème Frappuccino also has no caffeine. Therefore, both children and adults can enjoy the drink.
So what does Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino taste like?
The drink is buttery smooth and crunchy with java chips. And the strawberry sauce makes the frappe a delicious treat; not forgetting the mocha sauce drizzle at the end brings a sweet twist. You can enjoy the drink best while snacking on some cookies.
Ways to customize The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino at Starbucks
You can customize the drink by selecting a different Crème Frappuccino, for instance, Java Chip Frappuccino. Also, you can do away with the mocha sauce at the end and opt for a different syrup, like caramel sauce.
How to make Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino at home – Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino Copycat Recipe
Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino Copycat Recipe
- Strawberry syrup
- Chocolate chips
- Mocha sauce
- Whipped cream
- Start by making your base Frappuccino.
- Blend coffee, milk, and two tablespoons of strawberry syrup.
- Proceed to add chocolate chips to your frappe.
- Prepare your glasses and put them in ice cubes.
- Pour the frappe into the glasses, add whipped cream and give a mocha drizzle at the end.
- Insert straws and enjoy your beverage.
- You can opt for a ready-to-go Frappuccino rather than preparing one yourself.
- Apart from the mocha sauce, you can pick other sweeteners.
How do you order The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino from the Starbucks app?
You can order The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino on the app. Start with a grande of vanilla bean Frappuccino, add two pumps of strawberry sauce, a scoop of java chips, select whipped cream, and mocha sauce drizzle.
Is the Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino still available?
Yes. However, you cannot order it directly from the menu; you get to make a customization.
Does Starbucks have The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino all year round?
Yes, fortunately, it is not a seasonal beverage.
Is the Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino healthy?
Yes. However, it is best to check with a health professional if you have underlying conditions.
How much is the Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino?
You can get Starbucks The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino at $4.99, $5.49, and $5.79 for a tall, grande, and venti, respectively.
Is The Dirty Valentine Frappuccino from Starbucks good?
The drink is crunchy, creamy, and delicious.