Does the word ‘refresher’ ring a summer bell in your head? You should consider making a Starbucks Strawberry Mango Refresher at home. Follow my simple recipe and enjoy this drink at home.
I normally get excited when summer is around the corner. My love for summer stems from the fact that Starbucks will be warming up to prepare the Strawberry mango refresher. It is only in this season that I get to enjoy a refreshing Strawberry mango refresher drink. If you have ever tested this drink, you will understand the reason for the excitement. Before I discovered this drink, I used to take the dragon drink. Though it was not easy for me to bid goodbye to dragon drink, I had to do it for the sake of the Strawberry Mango Refresher.
I perfectly understand how hard it gets, trying to wait for summer to come so that you can enjoy this drink. Anybody in my shoe will get bored of waiting. It is for this reason that I tried to make this drink at home and it turned out to be amazing. Now, that I have perfected this art, I am delighted to share out my recipe for the Starbucks Strawberry Mango refresher replica. Before we dive in further, allow me to highlight some facts concerning the Starbucks Strawberry Mango refresher drink.
Brief History of the drink
Well, I often strive to understand why things are the way they are, and how did they come about. This pushed me to find some amazing information about the Starbucks Strawberry Mango Refresher.
Starbucks strawberry Mango Refresher is one of the newest refreshers at Starbucks. This drink popularity swells during the summer months. However, information regarding the year it exactly become popular is lacking. Nonetheless, this fruitful delight drew its inspiration from the Strawberry acai and Mango Dragon fruit drinks.
Is the strawberry Mango Refresher still available at Starbucks?
Yes, it is available. But being one of Starbucks’ secret menu drinks, it is only available in summer. Additionally, the Strawberry Mango refresher drink will be available in some select stores. Watch out at the store near you and enjoy this drink. If you can’t find one that has this drink, don’t worry, my recipe will sort you out.
Strawberry Mango Refresher (Ingredients, Taste, Variations, Sizes, Caffeine, Calories)
What’s in a strawberry mango refresher – (ingredients)
How does it feel to have some fascinating facts about Starbucks Strawberry Mango Refresher? Incredible! right? Now, that you have gathered so a lot about the drink let’s find out what makes this drink stand out so much. I am very sure you have some questions about what ingredients this drink has. This is not a complicated drink and its ingredients are so simple. The Strawberry Mango Refresher drink has the following ingredients; ice, Strawberry base (sugar, water, citric acid, natural green coffee, fruits, and vegetable juice), and Mango syrup (water, pure cane sugar, tartaric acid, natural flavors, and sodium benzoate), Freeze-dried Strawberries.
Do you see how this drink has simple ingredients yet it has a sweet taste? The most amazing thing is that you will require very few ingredients to come up with a Starbucks Strawberry Mango Refresher copycat recipe. let’s discuss each ingredient.
- Strawberry acai base: This is the signature ingredient available in this drink, and you can make this by yourself at home. It is pretty simple to prepare (Starbucks does not sell Strawberry Acai Base)
- Mango syrup; if you still wonder what sweetens Strawberry mango refresher, mango syrup is responsible for that sweet taste. You can take minutes to make this at home.
- Freeze-dried Strawberries; will guarantee you a flavorful experience.
- Ice; I am sure you are wondering if ice is an ingredient. Don’t be surprised, ice is an ingredient that delivers an important smooth touch to the drink. You should consider buying more ice.
Strawberry mango refresher: Sizes, nutrition, Caffeine & Calories
What sizes are available
There are different types of sizes to choose from. Starbucks allows you to choose the size of your choice. The four sizes are; Tall (12 fl oz), Grande (16 fl oz), Venti (24 fl oz), and Trenta (30 fl oz). If you starting out on the Strawberry Mango refresher, you should consider starting with the Tall size. Additionally, if you want to avoid more calories the Tall (12 fl oz) will be best for you. Calorie and sugar content increases with size. However, if you have a sweet tooth other sizes will work for you. Unfortunately, I don’t know anybody who has ever taken the Trenta.
I believe that this delicious drink is healthy. Well, I don’t know about you, but I am sure you will find it healthy too. By now you must have heard one or two people complaining about how unhealthy Starbucks drinks are. However, you should take note of the size of the drink you consume. Venti and Trenta tend to have more calories as compared to Tall. Nonetheless, healthy is a matter of perception and everyone is entitled to one.
Let’s look at the nutritional facts about Starbucks Strawberry Mango refresher after which you will make your judgment. One thing to note is that much of the nutritional facts are based on the standard diet of 2,000 calories per day
Starbuck Strawberry Mango Refresher has about 110 calories in Grande size serving. These calories originate from carbohydrates and sugars representing 8% of the daily intake that one is recommended to take. This drink has 0 g of cholesterol and 0 g 0f protein. The sodium level is at 15 mg.
As you have noted this drink is safe for anyone wanting to enjoy it. You may consider reducing the size of the drink if you have health issues to achieve even fewer calories and sugars
The table below highlights what we have discussed in the summary
|Calorie count (out of 2,000 daily calorie intake)||110|
|Nutrient Content (per Grande serving)||% Of Daily Value|
Saturated Fat (0 g)
Dietary Fiber (1g)
|Protein (0 g)||–|
|Cholesterol (0 mg)||–|
|Sodium (15 mg)||1%|
Like many other refresher drinks, Starbucks Strawberry Mango has low caffeine content. For example, a Grande size of this drink has 45 mg of caffeine. However, the caffeine content will depend on the size of the order you have placed. A Tall (12 fl oz) contains 35 mg of caffeine. As you have observed the caffeine amount for this drink is on the lower side as compared to other drinks. An adult is supposed to consume 400 mg of caffeine per day
So, what does Strawberry Mango refresher taste like?
In a nutshell, this drink is delicious! The mango Syrup present in this drink will awaken the smooth taste in your mouth. Your summer afternoon will never remain the same with the sweet taste of this drink. The freeze-dried Strawberries deliver a super-delicious experience to your mouth.
Ways to Customize Strawberry Mango refresher – Strawberry Mango refresher Variations
Starbucks will always allow you to customize your drink the way you want. With your creativity, you may end up with different variations that will make you happy. For instance, if you want lemonade, you can replace the water with lemonade. Additionally, if you want to make a dragon drink you may consider replacing all the water with coconut milk.
However, you should be aware that the drink might change its taste and texture depending on how you customize and alter your drink.
How to make Strawberry Mango refresher at home - strawberry acai refresher copycat Recipe
- Tall Glass
- 2 ounces of white grape juice
- 3 ounces of water
- 2 tablespoons of freeze-dried strawberries (for garnish)
- 1/2 green bean extract (powdered)
- 1 ounce of mango syrup
- 1 cup ice
- Put fresh strawberries in a blender and blend them until smooth
- Add all the ingredients together and make sure everything mixes well (except the ice and freeze-dried Strawberries)
- Pour the Strawberry mango drink into the tall glass and mix it with ice
- Serve your Strawberry Mango drink and enjoy it while fresh
- If you don’t have access to mango syrup you can make the mango puree at home.
- If you don’t want to garnish your drink you can do away with freeze-dried strawberries.
How do you order a Strawberry Mango refresher at Starbucks?
When ordering for Strawberry mango refresher, as the barista for a Grande of Strawberry Mango Refresher drink and customize. For instance, ask for one scoop of strawberries ice water, add some mango syrup sweeteners you may also add a splash of green tea.
Are Strawberry Mango refreshers healthy?
Yes. They are healthy. A Grande of this drink has 45 mg of caffeine, 110 calories, and 0 g of protein. getting a tall size of this drink will reduce the number of calories and caffeine
How much is Strawberry Mango refresher?
To enjoy this drink, you will part with anywhere between $4 and $6 depending on the location and size of the drink.