7 Starbucks Fall Drinks You Didn’t Even Know Existed

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Emily Nardo and Lauren Fleming

Looking for something a little different than your typical Pumpkin Spice Latte to warm up with this fall? Look no further. These recipes have been created by enthusiast Starbucks baristas and customers, so they can only be ordered by recipe, not by name. But don’t be shy. Try a few of these twists on your Starbucks fall favorites.

1.) Pumpkin Pie Frappuccino

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Pumpkin is always a fall flavor favorite! Photo from Lis Ferla via Flickr under Creative Commons license.

Ask for:

  • A cream-based pumpkin spice frappuccino (whipped cream blended into the frappuccino)
  • Cinnamon dolce syrup (3 pumps venti, 2 pumps grande, 1 pump tall)
  • Topped with whipped cream and cinnamon topping (or spiced whipped cream)

2.) Hot Apple Chai

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An interesting twist with an apple flavoring! Photo from Calgary Reviews via Flickr under Creative Commons license

Ask for:

  • Chai syrup (5 pumps venti, 4 pumps grande, 3 pump tall)
  • Steamed apple juice
  • Whipped cream + caramel drizzle (optional)
  • Or just ask for their caramel apple spice drink, with chai syrup instead of caramel.

3.) Pumpkin Chai Frappuccino

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It doesn’t get any better than a classic frappuccino…with pumpkin! Photo from Amy Myers via Flickr under Creative Commons license

Ask for:

  • A pumpkin spice frappuccino
  • With chai syrup (4 pumps venti, 3 pumps grande, 2 pumps tall)

4.) Hot Butterbeer Latte (Hogwarts Anyone?)

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A magically-delicious drink to take you back to your days at Hogwarts. Photo from Hirotomo via Flickr under Creative Commons license

Ask for:

  • Steamed whole milk (or steamed heavy cream if you want something richer)
  • Toffee nut syrup (4 pumps venti, 3 pumps grande, 2 pumps tall)
  • Caramel syrup (4 pumps venti, 3 pumps grande, 2 pumps tall)
  • Cinnamon dolce syrup (4 pumps venti, 3 pumps grande, 2 pumps tall)
  • Try getting it with whipped cream, and ask for either the caramel brulee chips (from their caramel brulee drinks), salted caramel chunks (from their salted caramel mocha drinks), or the caramel crunch bits (from their caramel ribbon crunch drinks) on top, depending on availability.

 

5.) Pumpkin Chai Latte

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Many like this pumpkin chai latte a “latte”! Photo from Jeff Wilcox via Flickr under Creative Commons license

Ask for:

  • A chai tea latte
  • Pumpkin spice syrup (3 pumps venti, 2 pumps grande, 1 pump tall)
  • With an additional pump of chai syrup
  • Get it with whipped cream and the pumpkin spice topping

6.) Spiced Apple Frappuccino

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How many different ways can apple be used? Hint: A lot! Photo from Hirotimo via Flickr under Creative Commons license

Ask for:

  • Cream base filled to the first line
  • Apple juice to the second line
  • Cinnamon dolce syrup (4 pumps venti, 3 pumps grande, 2 pumps tall)
  • Get it topped with caramel drizzle
  • Whipped cream (optional)

 

7.) Deluxe Hot Chocolate

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Nothing like cozying up to your favorite book and your favorite drink. Photo from Christiano Betta via Flickr under Creative Commons license

Ask for:

  • A hot chocolate
  • With mocha syrup (2 pumps for a venti, 1 and a half pumps for a grande, and 1 pump for a tall)
  • And vanilla syrup (2 pumps for a venti, 1 and a half pumps for a grande, and 1 pump for a tall)
  • Whipped cream & mocha drizzle, with some mocha powder on top if available