What Is the Heartbreaker Frappuccino at Starbucks? We’re So Glad You Asked

Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away, so you’ve no doubt been stocking up on all the candy and chocolate your heart desires. But there’s another seasonal treat that you need to add to your to-sip list, stat. Behold, the Heartbreaker Frappuccino.

It’s another viral secret menu invention of Totally the Bomb, the blogger who’s also behind the Santa Claus Frappuccino and the Toasted Caramel Brulée Cold Brew. The Cupid-approved Heartbreaker is coffee-free, fruity and pink, obvi.

To order it, you’ll need to know the recipe off the top of your head to walk the barista through it (remember, they’re not required to learn any secret menu recipes). But don’t panic: It’s super simple. Start by ordering a grande Strawberry Crème Frappuccino, which is a blend of ice, milk and strawberry purée. Ask the barista to add one pump of white mocha to the mix, as well as extra strawberry purée and whipped cream at the bottom of the cup. Most importantly, ask to top it off with whipped cream and mocha cookie crumbles.

If you want to up the V-Day ante, we’re betting a pump or two of regular mocha syrup in the drink (or hey, even on top of the whipped cream) would also be delicious, kind of like a frozen, drinkable chocolate-covered strawberry.

Might we suggest hitting your local Starbucks with your S.O. on the 14th after a romantic steak dinner? You’ll need something to wash down those red velvet lava cakes.

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Taryn Pire

Food Editor

Taryn Pire is PureWow’s food editor and has been writing about all things delicious since 2016. She’s developed recipes, reviewed restaurants and investigated food trends at...
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