The Starbucks “secret menu” isn’t a series of drinks that the company keeps hidden from customers so much as it is a subculture. Drinks at the coffee shop are customizable, and thus, it’s not uncommon for customers and baristas to concoct their own beverages. When they become popular enough, they seem to enter the secret menu canon.
Ask for: A Venti-sized Strawberry Açaí Refresher with three scoops of strawberries, three scoops of blackberries and a “matching size scoop of ice” all blended together.
White chocolate lovers will enjoy this creamy iced drink made popular on TikTok.
Ask for: A Venti-sized iced coffee with four pumps of white mocha and sweet cream.
Ask for: A Venti Doubleshot on Ice with classic syrup and extra vanilla sweet cream.
Lauren Lorenzia Espinoza, a Starbucks barista, shared her own upgrade to this fan favorite on TikTok.
Ask for: Venti-sized Pink Drink with heavy cream instead of coconut milk, three scoops of vanilla bean powder and whipped cream on top.
Starbucks barista Creig Silimon showed TikTok how he makes this rich dessert beverage for himself.
Ask for: Venti-sized Strawberry Frappuccino with three scoops of vanilla bean, four pumps of white mocha and three pumps of cinnamon dolce.
This TikTok Starbucks drink is certainly one way to taste the rainbow! It comes courtesy of barista Maya, aka starbucksrecipeswithm.
Ask for: Venti-sized Strawberry Frappuccino with four pumps of vanilla and one-and-a-half pumps of raspberry syrup.
Barista Ryan Gawlik didn’t actually come up with this one himself. He only discovered it after a customer ordered it — and fell in love.
Ask for: Strawberry Açaí Lemonade with apple juice, strawberry purée and double scoops of mango dragonfruit and strawberries. Have the drink double-blended with a caramel drizzle on top.
This recipe from beverage connoisseur Saher has 1.9 million likes on TikTok.
Ask for: Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino with no mocha syrup and white mocha instead.
Barista Erin Petty shared the recipe for this comfort food-turned-drink.
Ask for: Creme Frappuccino with two pumps each of cinnamon dolce and caramel syrup, heavy cream and apple juice.
Another hit from Petty, this one is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Ask for: Vanilla Bean Frappuccino with two pumps each of caramel syrup and toffee nut with caramel in the cup.
This simple Starbucks order apparently tastes just like a Kinder Bueno chocolate bar. TikTok user @heyitsamess gave the drink a try and said that it’s “unreal.”
Ask for: Iced White Mocha with a shot of hazelnut.
Ask for: Grande White Mocha Frappuccino with strawberry purée and mango juice and graham cracker topping on the bottom and top.
Though this TikTok Starbucks drink doesn’t have a fancy name, users have said that it’s “life-changing.” If you like matcha, then you’ll definitely want to give this one a try.
Ask for: Venti Pink Drink with vanilla cold foam and a scoop of matcha powder in the cold foam.
Like its name suggests, this drink is supposed to taste like chocolate-covered strawberries. Yum!
Ask for: Venti Pink Drink with vanilla sweet cream cold foam with mocha in the foam.
15. The Sunset Drink
This drink is appropriately called the Sunset Drink because it looks like a picturesque sunset!
Ask for: Venti Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade without dragonfruit. Add peach tea and passion tea on top.
Remember to be mindful of your baristas when ordering a custom drink
A viral photo of an impossibly long custom Starbucks drink order called into question how rude it is to order a drink like this. With the added note that the drink ended up being free, baristas urged customers to consider their time and resources when ordering complicated drinks.
Try to avoid ordering something complex during peak order time, and tip when you can.
For more Starbucks secrets, check out how this woman always keeps her Starbucks order under $4.
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