Frappuccinos certainly are our favorite guilty pleasures. We know, these barely count as coffee, what with all the additives, but hey — sometimes you just want to drink your dessert. Starbucks makes giving in to temptation super easy by providing such a selection of delicious flavors. But did you know that the flavors of the delectable treats vary around the world? Here are some of the most interesting and exciting frap flavors that you can sample when you travel the globe.
Merry Strawberry Cake Frappuccino – Japan
For the strawberry shortcake lovers out there, this is the Frappuccino you don’t want to miss out on. The drink’s base is sponge cake flavored and it topped with strawberry sauce and freeze dried strawberries. How heavenly!
Snowball Dark Mocha Frappuccino – Indonesia & Vietnam
One of the most exciting things about wintertime is finding out which flavors will be coming out with this snowy-season. If you happen to be in either Vietnam or Indonesia this winter, you can sample the Snowball Dark Mocha Frap, which is made with a combo of the Java Chip and Vanilla flavors and is finished off with espresso-infused whipped cream and crunchy round puffs that resemble snowfall. Sounds delicious!
Bubblegum & Cotton Candy Frappuccino – Mexico
It’s time to turn back the clock to your childhood! Mexico’s Starbucks locations are offering up these vibrant pastel pink and blue Fraps that will embody the flavors most associated with being a kid: pink bubble gum and blue cotton candy. Who’s ready for this sugar rush?
Avocado Blended Frappuccino – South Korea
This one is for all the millennials out there who can’t get enough avo in their lives. If you are in Korea, make sure to stop by Starbucks to sample the Avocado Frappuccino, which does contain actual avocado in it. There’s even a chocolate avocado “pit” to garnish the drink, making it resemble the green fruit in all its glory.
Caramel Popcorn Pretzel Frappuccino – Australia & U.K.
This Frappuccino is perfect for people who love the balance of sweet and salty. The caramel popcorn and pretzel balance out the sweetness that the blended drink is known for, while also adding a bit of an unexpected crunch!
American Cherry Pie Frappuccino – Japan
Japan is back at it again with the dessert-inspired Fraps! This time, the beloved cherry pie is immortalized in blended-drink form. The vanilla and whipped cream base is surrounded by cherry syrup and topped off with real pie crust. And yes — you need to stab your straw through the pie crust to reach the drink!
Cherry Blossom Frappuccino – United States
While the last frap was Japan paying tribute to the United States, this one is the Unites States paying homage to Japan’s famous sakura (Cherry Blossom) trees! The strawberries and cream base is then topped with matcha and white chocolate sauce. The whole drink is finish off with whipped cream that is lightly dusted with matcha. Sounds super refreshing!
Brigadeiro Frappuccino – Brazil
One of Brazil’s most delicious sweet treats is the Brigadeiro – a chocolate treat that is one of the country’s most popular desserts. The Frappuccino version if made with Brigadeiro sauce lining the cup and a base that’s made up of coffee, chocolate chips, mocha sauce, white mocha sauce, classic syrup, milk, and ice. Then the whole thing is finished with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles. We wish we could try this right now!
Mermaid Frappuccino – Mexico
This stunning Frappuccino sounds just as delicious as it looks! The melon creme flavor sounds divine, and also has a gorgeous pastel green hue. The drink is topped off with blue vanilla whipped cream, blue and pink sugar crystals, and even edible pearls. This is seriously one of the most beautiful drinks we’ve ever seen.
Yogurt Frappuccino – Greece
This is definitely the healthiest Frappuccino of the bunch, but that doesn’t mean it’s missing out on flavor. This Frap is made with Greek yogurt (naturally!) and has three delicious varieties: honey, banana, and strawberry. Healthy and scrumptious!