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The Ultimate Guide to the Starbucks Secret Menu

Our favorite drinks to order off of the Starbucks Secret Menu.

All good food chains offer a secret menu. From in ‘n out, to Taco Bell, there are lots of special goodies that you cannot order off their main menu available on their secret menu, and Starbucks is no different. 

While Starbucks offers lots of yummy drinks on their main menu, throughout the years, customers have found lots of different ways to make these drinks even more special. The majority of these drinks were originally created to make Instagrammable drinks, but as well as looking great, they also taste amazing too. 

two secret menu drinks served at a starbucks

But, ordering off the Starbucks secret menu isn’t always that easy. You cannot simply order the item by name, instead, you have to order it in a very specific way. In this guide, we’ll be taking a look at more than 45 of the best drinks on the Starbucks secret menu, and how to order them. 

Best Drinks on the Secret Menu at Starbucks

  1. Blackberry Cobbler Frappuccino
  2. Grasshopper Frappuccino
  3. Cookie Dough Frappuccino
  4. Cake Batter Frappuccino
  5. Ferrero Rocher Frappuccino
  6. Dole Whip Frappuccino
  7. Bubblegum Frappuccino
  8. Skittles Frappuccino
  9. Dragon Frappuccino
  10. Girl Scout Cookie Frappuccino
  11. Cinnamon Toast Crunch Frappuccino
  12. Cinnamon Roll Frappuccino
  13. Twix Frappuccino
  14. Mermaid Frappuccino
  15. Apple Pie Frappuccino
  16. Biscotti Frappuccino
  17. Harry Potter Butterbeer Frappuccino
  18. Red Velvet Frappuccino
  19. Chunky Munky Frappuccino
  20. Samoa Cookie Frappuccino
  21. Cap’n Crunch Frappuccino
  22. Fruity Pebbles Frappuccino
  23. Cadbury Creme Egg Frappuccino
  24. Rainbow Sorbet Frappuccino
  25. Key Lime Pie Frappuccino
  26. Cookies and Cream Frappuccino
  27. Pumpkin Pie Frappuccino
  28. Pumpkin Cheesecake Frappuccino
  29. Raspberry Cheesecake Frappuccino
  30. Orange Creamsicle Frappuccino
  31. Nutella Drink
  32. Blue Drink
  33. Pink Drink
  34. Purple Drink
  35. Pink Purple Drink
  36. S’mores Hot Chocolate

Blackberry Cobbler Frappuccino

First up, we have the blackberry cobbler Frappuccino, which is the perfect drink to enjoy all year around. Whether you want a refreshing drink for a summer’s day, or a Frappuccino to transition you from Summer to Winter, this is the one. 

How to order it: Order a vanilla bean crème Frappuccino with a shot of white mocha syrup and blackberries. 


Grasshopper Frappuccino

The grasshopper Frappuccino is something that you might have seen before, this is because it is very similar to the zombie Frappuccino. This green drink might not look that appealing, but it is truly delicious. 

How to order it: Order a mocha Frappuccino, add a shot of peppermint syrup and java chips. 


Cookie Dough Frappuccino

Cookie dough flavored desserts are something that have become very popular in recent years, so it isn’t surprising that Starbucks have also given customers the opportunity to create this drink. 

How to order it: Order a cinnamon dolce crème Frappuccino, add mocha syrup, java chips, and top with chocolate whipped cream and cookie crumble. 


Cake Batter Frappuccino

Similarly, but slightly different, you can also order a cake batter Frappuccino from Starbucks. This is something a bit more unique, as it uses actual cake in the Frappuccino to achieve this flavor 

How to order it: Order a vanilla crème Frappuccino, add a shot of hazelnut syrup, and ask to add a Birthday Cake Pop into the blender along with the other ingredients. 


Ferrero Rocher Frappuccino 

Some of the best items on the Starbucks secret menu are the drinks that are based on other confectionary treats. One of the greatest options is the Ferrero Rocher Frappuccino, which tastes just like the chocolate itself. 

How to order it: Order a double chocolate chip Frappuccino, add 3 pumps mocha syrup and 2 pumps hazelnut syrup, and finish with hazelnut sauce. 



Dole Whip Frappuccino

There isn’t a much better flavor for summer than pineapple, this is why the Dole Whip Frappuccino is such a great choice. Thankfully, this one is also really easy to order. 

How to order it: Order a vanilla crème Frappuccino with 6 pumps of pineapple-ginger syrup, and top with whipped cream. 


Bubblegum Frappuccino

Another great flavor for the summer is bubblegum, and the bubblegum Frappuccino at Starbucks is also really easy to order. Not only does this drink taste great, but it looks amazing too, perfect for your Instagram story. 

How to order it: Simply order a strawberries and crème Frappuccino, but swap the classic syrup for raspberry syrup instead. 


Skittles Frappuccino 

One of the best sweets that exist is, undoubtedly, Skittles, so you really cannot get better than the Skittles Frappuccino. To achieve this, make sure that you follow this order very carefully. 

How to order it: Begin with a strawberries and crème Frappuccino and swap the classic syrup for raspberry syrup, add vanilla syrup and raspberry syrup on top. 


Dragon Frappuccino

The Dragon Frappuccino is one of the most Instagrammable drinks on their secret menu, and it is easy to see why. With a mixture of red and green colors and a dollop of whipped cream, it is easy to see why this is so popular. 

How to order it: Order a green tea Frappuccino, add vanilla bean powder, and ask the server to swirl berry syrup around the bottom/inside your cup. Finish with whipped cream and purple sprinkles. 


Girl Scout Cookie Frappuccino

You can’t get much more American than Girl Scout Cookies, so this was always going to become a Frappuccino flavor. You will never find this on the main menu at Starbucks, but you will be able to get it by ordering the following. 

How to order it: Begin with a Matcha green tea crème Frappuccino, and add honey, 1 pump mint syrup, 2 pumps chocolate syrup and finish with Java chips. 


Cinnamon Toast Crunch Frappuccino

One of the best cereals that will ever exist is Cinnamon Toast Crunch, and surprisingly, you can use Starbucks secret menu to create a drink that tastes just like this. 

How to order it: Order a white mocha Frappuccino, add hazelnut syrup and cinnamon dolce syrup, finish with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top. 


Cinnamon Roll Frappuccino 

You might expect the Cinnamon Roll Frappuccino to taste identical to the option that we just looked at, but it actually doesn’t. This is because of the different ingredients used in it. 

How to order it: Order a vanilla bean crème Frappuccino with 2 shots of cinnamon dolce syrup. 


Twix Frappuccino 

Another delicious Starbucks secret menu option is the Twix Frappuccino. Now, some of their replicated Frappuccinos only closely resemble the flavor of whatever they are replicating. But, this delight tastes exactly like a Twix. 

How to order it: Begin by ordering a caramel Frappuccino, add an extra 2 shots of caramel syrup, and 2 shots of hazelnut syrup, along with Java chips. Ask for a drizzle of caramel and mocha sauce to finish. 


Mermaid Frappuccino

Next up, we have the mermaid Frappuccino. This drink looks fairly similar to the Dragon Frappuccino, but it tastes rather different. So, if you want another Instagram worthy creation, this is perfect. 

How to order it: Order a vanilla bean crème Frappuccino, add freeze-dried blackberries and line the cup with green drizzle (made using toasted coconut syrup, white mocha sauce, and matcha powder). Finish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of matcha powder. 


Apple Pie Frappuccino 

You might expect the apple pie Frappuccino to be bright green in color, just like apples are. But it actually isn’t. However, in terms of taste, this is as close to an apple pie as you will ever get in a drink. 

How to order it: Mix ½ cup milk and ½ cup apple juice with 2 pumps cinnamon syrup and 2 pumps caramel syrup, add ice then blend until it is ready. 


Biscotti Frappuccino 

Of all the biscuits that exist, none have taken the world by storm quite like Biscoff. Most Starbucks stores do not serve Biscoff biscuits alongside their coffees, but they do offer biscotti. So, for a Frappuccino that is very close to tasting of Biscoff, this is the one to try. 

How to order it: Order a vanilla crème Frappuccino and simply ask the Barista to crumble a biscotti biscuit into it. 


Harry Potter Butterbeer Frappuccino

Undoubtedly one of the best films, and book series, ever created was Harry Potter. Entire theme parks have been dedicated to this universe, and new drinks have been designed to try to recreate the famous Butterbeer from the film. Including this Butterbeer Frappuccino. 

How to order it: Begin with a vanilla crème Frappuccino made with whole milk, add 3 pumps of caramel syrup and 3 pumps of toffee-nut syrup, top with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel. 


Red Velvet Frappuccino 

Chocolate cake doesn’t get much better than red velvet, and it is gorgeous, too. This is why red velvet cake makes such a great inspiration for the Starbucks secret menu, and it is simple to order too. 

How to order it: Order a half white chocolate mocha mixed with a regular mocha Frappuccino with 2 pumps of raspberry syrup. Finish with a squirt of whipped cream on top. 


Chunky Monkey Frappuccino 

The Chunky Monkey Frappuccino doesn’t look like anything special on the surface. It isn’t designed to be pretty, instead it is designed to taste amazing, which it does effortlessly. 

How to order it: Order any cream-based Frappuccino, add 2 scoops of vanilla powder, 2 pumps of mocha, hazelnut, and toffee-nut syrup along with a chopped banana. Finish with a drizzle of mocha and caramel sauce. 


Samoa Cookie Frappuccino

The perfect autumnal Frappuccino is the Samoa Cookie Frappuccino, simply because it looks like it was made for this time of year. This drink contains a lot of coconut, so it isn’t for everyone, but if this is something that you like, then you will love this option. 

How to order it: Begin by ordering a mocha coconut Frappuccino, add 2 pumps of caramel syrup, and ask for extra coconut to be added to the blender before it is mixed. 



Cap‘n Crunch Frappuccino 

Another insanely popular cereal in the USA is Cap’n Crunch Berries. So it is unsurprising that a Cap’n Crunch inspired Frappuccino has also been created on the secret menu, here’s what you need to order. 

How to order it: Order a strawberries and crème Frappuccino with a shot of hazelnut, toffee-nut, and caramel syrup with some Java chips for good measure. 


Fruity Pebbles Frappuccino

Alternatively, if you loved the fruity flavor of the Cap’n Crunch Frappuccino, you should check out the Fruity Pebbles Frappuccino on the Starbucks secret menu. It is definitely worth giving it a try. 

How to order it: Order a strawberries and crème Frappuccino, with 1 pump raspberry syrup, 2 pumps vanilla syrup, and a dash of mango juice. 


Cadbury’s Crème Egg Frappuccino

One of the best creations for the Easter holidays has to be the Cadbury’s Crème Egg, and you can actually order a Frappuccino in this flavor. To order this delicacy, you will need to ask for the following. 

How to order it: Ask for a Java Chip Frappuccino with 2 shots of espresso and additional vanilla powder, along with a shot of caramel syrup and vanilla syrup. 


Rainbow Sorbet Frappuccino 

If you want a pretty pastel pink drink for your Instagram, then the rainbow sorbet Frappuccino is the one to order. The color of this drink gradually changes throughout the cup, and it tastes amazing too, so it is one to try out. 

How to order it: Order a strawberries and crème Frappuccino, but ask for it to be made with orange refresher instead of strawberry purée. Add a pump of peach syrup and raspberry syrup, a cup of vanilla bean powder and extra ice before blending. 


Key Lime Pie Frappuccino

Another very beautiful pastel Frappuccino to check out is the Key Lime Pie Frappuccino. This drink has a pretty pastel green appearance, and a very strong flavor to complement it. 

How to order it: Ask for a cool lime refresher (made with whole milk), mix this with a shot of vanilla syrup, cinnamon dolce syrup and white mocha syrup and whipped cream. Blend in the blender with ice, like a regular Frappuccino. 


Cookies and Cream Frappuccino

Some options on Starbucks secret menu are very complex to order, but one that is very easy, and still tastes great is the Cookies and Cream Frappuccino. So, if you want something that tastes great, but is also very simple, this is the one. 

How to order it: Order a double chocolate chip Frappuccino with a shot of white mocha syrup. 


Pumpkin Pie Frappuccino

The ultimate drink for the autumn is the pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks, but did you know you can also create a Pumpkin Pie Frappuccino using Starbucks secret menu. So if you want the autumnal flavors but a cold drink, this is perfect. 

How to order it: Order a pumpkin spice Frappuccino with 2 pumps of cinnamon dolce syrup, with whipped cream blended in and cinnamon dolce sprinkles. 


Pumpkin Cheesecake Frappuccino

Also, only available during the autumn months, we have the Pumpkin Cheesecake Frappuccino. This is similar to the last drink that we looked at, but is a little sweeter and creamier for those who prefer this. 

How to order it: Order a cream-based pumpkin spice Frappuccino with a shot of cinnamon dolce syrup and a shot of white mocha syrup. Finish with a squirt of whipped cream, and enjoy. 


Raspberry Cheesecake Frappuccino 

Stepping back into summer, one of the best options on the Starbucks Secret Menu is their Raspberry Cheesecake Frappuccino. It is milky and creamy, and full of flavor, perfect for refreshing you on a hot day. 

How to order it: Begin with a white chocolate Frappuccino, and add a shot of raspberry syrup before finishing with a squirt of whipped cream on top. 



Orange Creamsicle Frappuccino

Another great order for a hot day is the Orange Creamsicle Frappuccino. But be warned, this one is a little complex to order. 

How to order it: Request an orange-mango juice filled up to the bottom line of your cup, and fill up to the second line with milk. Mix a cream base with a classic syrup and ice, then blend to form your Frappuccino. Add this to your cup and finish it off with some whipped cream. 


Other Drinks 

Nutella Drink

Of all the spreadable options on the market, Nutella is undoubtedly the most popular. It tastes so great that people eat it on pancakes, on its own, and even on toasted bread. But, it can also be used to create a yummy drink on the Starbucks secret menu. 

How to order it: Order a caffe misto with a shot of chocolate syrup and a shot of hazelnut syrup, before finishing with a drizzle of caramel sauce. 


Blue Drink

Some of Starbucks’ most Instagrammable drinks are the ones with the most basic names. First up, we have the blue drink, which is blue as its name suggests. 

How to order it: Order a passion iced tea with soy milk and vanilla syrup. 


Pink Drink

Another great option of a similar style is the pink drink. Thankfully, this is also very simple to order. 

How to order it: Order a strawberry Açaí refresher with coconut milk, and fresh blueberries and raspberries. 


Purple Drink

In the same sort of style, you can also order the purple drink off the Starbucks secret menu. This drink tastes great, and it is also a pretty pastel purple, perfect for your Instagram feed. 

How to order it: Order a passion iced tea with soy milk, berries, and vanilla syrup. 


Pink Purple Drink

The final drink in this line that you can get your hands on is the pink, purple drink. This drink is truly beautiful, and it tastes amazing too, so it is definitely worth a try. 

How to order it: Follow the recipes we’ve already given you to order a ½ pink and ½ purple drink. Remember to ask for it to be made with coconut milk, and request extra blackberries if possible.


S’mores Hot Chocolate

If you want to be reminded of childhood camping trips, then the S’mores hot chocolate is the one to order off the secret menu. 

How to order it: Order a hot chocolate or chocolate Frappuccino, add toffee-nut and cinnamon syrup. Then finish with whipped cream, marshmallows and chocolate sauce. 


Liquid ‘Cocaine’

Despite its name, don’t worry, there is nothing illegal about this drink. Except for how good it is, of course. 

How to order it: Order a quadruple shot of espresso, with 4 pumps of white chocolate syrup, and pour into a glass full of ice. Fill to the brim with milk. 


Peach Ring Tea

Anything that is peach flavored tastes amazing, and this is also true of the peach ring tea off the Starbucks secret menu, so it is another one to try out. 

How to order it: Order a ½ passion tea, and ½ a Valencia orange refresher without water. Then simply replace the water with a shot of peach syrup. 


Banana Split

You can order a Banana Split Frappuccino off the secret menu, or you can order a Banana Split drink if you would prefer. The banana split Frappuccino tastes incredibly similar to the Chunky Monkey Frappuccino that we looked at earlier, so let’s take a look at the banana split drink instead. 

How to order it: Order a strawberries and cream Frappuccino with a whole banana and Java chips blended in, along with vanilla bean powder. Finish with whipped cream and a mocha drizzle. 



Chocolate Dalmatian

If you have watched 101 Dalmatians lately and feel inspired by these black and white spotty dogs, you should order the Chocolate Dalmatian. You can also make this into a Frappuccino by ordering a white chocolate Frappuccino instead. 

How to order it: Order a hot white chocolate mocha with chocolate chips and java chips. 


Matcha and Espresso Fusion

Fusion drinks aren’t for everyone, but if you fancy the best of both worlds, this is a great choice. 

How to order it: Order matcha powder mixed with water and ice, mix with your choice of milk, and 2 affogato shots. 


Raspberry Caramel Macchiato 

If you want to order something off the secret menu, but want something that is easy to order, then this is the perfect choice. 

How to order it: Order a classic caramel macchiato with raspberry syrup instead of vanilla syrup. 


Hot Butterbeer Latte

Finally, let’s wrap this up with the hot version of the ButterBeer Frappuccino that we looked at earlier. This is the perfect drink for a winter’s day spent binge-watching the Harry Potter films. 

How to order it: Order a whole milk steamer with a shot of espresso, and 2 shots of caramel syrup, cinnamon dolce syrup, and toffee-nut syrup. Finish with a squirt of whipped cream and salted caramel pieces, then enjoy. 


Final Thoughts

And there you have it! The most popular items on the Starbucks Secret Menu that you can order. We hope this list comes in handy you want to change up your order at Starbucks.

Do you have a favorite menu hack at Starbucks? Leave us your favorite drink and how to order it in the comments below!

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Written by Kyle Green

Kyle lives in Center City, Philadelphia, and never passes up the opportunity to try a new restaurant. As a former New Yorker of 7 years, he enjoys regular trips up to NYC to visit friends and enjoys all the restaurants and activities both cities have to offer.