8 “Limited-Edition” Starbucks Drinks You Can Order All Year Long

You don't have to wait until December to enjoy a Peppermint Mocha or any of these other limited-edition Starbucks drinks.

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Salted Caramel Mocha

How to order: Coffee with steamed milk, mocha sauce and toffee nut syrup. Top with whipped cream and caramel.

The salted caramel mocha is a fall favorite with rich toffee nut and mocha syrups in a steamed latte. While it’s the perfect sip for sitting by the fire, you can enjoy this one all year long. You’ll just have to do without the seasonal sea salt sprinkle. Or try making your own at home with this creamy caramel mocha.

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Starbucks Birthday Cake Frappuccino
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Birthday Cake Frappuccino

How to order: Vanilla Bean Frappuccino with a pump of hazelnut syrup. Top with whipped cream.

It doesn’t matter when your birthday is; you can celebrate with this decadent spring drink any time. The one thing lacking? Starbucks doesn’t carry the raspberry whipped cream topping year-round.  Check out the Starbucks secret menu for more specialty drinks.

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Peppermint Mocha

How to order: Mocha with peppermint syrup. Top with whipped cream and chocolate chips.

You don’t need to wait until the red cups come back for holiday time to enjoy your favorite drink. Peppermint is a year-round syrup flavor at Starbucks. Can’t work up the nerve to order this holiday favorite in August? Stay home and enjoy a homemade peppermint mocha sans judgment.

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Black and White Mocha

How to order: Mocha with white mocha syrup. Top with whipped cream and chocolate chips.

The black and white mocha has been a limited-time offer a few times but there’s no need to wait. It’s a mocha made with both mocha and white mocha syrups, both of which are available daily. Looking for a lighter option? Order up one of our favorite healthy Starbucks drinks.

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Molten Chocolate Frappuccino
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Molten Chocolate Frappuccino

How to order: Java Chip Frappuccino with extra chocolate chips. Top with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.

Like a brownie in a cup, this Valentine’s drink can be savored any day; your nutritionist may not like it though. The Molten Chocolate Frappuccino is really the Java Chip Frappuccino with an extra scoop of chocolate chips. Unfortunately, they don’t carry the espresso whipped cream year-round, but we think it still tastes great without. Try making your own homemade version with this frappe mocha recipe.

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Pokemon Go Frappuccino

How to order: Vanilla bean Frappuccino with raspberry syrup and blackberries. Top with whipped cream.

If you were a Starbucks addict in December of 2016, then you most likely remember the Pokemon Go Frappuccino craze. This limited-edition drink is actually a Vanilla Bean Frappuccino with raspberry syrup and freeze-dried blackberries, and can still be ordered today. Venti? Grande? Trenta? Learn the difference between Starbucks drink sizes before you order.

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Starbucks Snickerdoodle Hot Cocoa
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Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate

How to order: White hot chocolate with cinnamon syrup. Top with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon.

Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate is a tempting holiday treat in December, and as it turns out, every month of the year. It’s a White Hot Chocolate with cinnamon syrup, and both of those flavors are available every day. Can’t make it to the store? Try these Starbucks copycat recipes at home.

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Caramel Apple Spice

How to order: Steamed apple juice with cinnamon syrup, topped with whipped cream and caramel

A Caramel Apple Spice is meant to be sipped while apple picking and wearing flannel in September. Or when lounging at the pool in July! This drink of steamed apple juice with cinnamon syrup, whipped cream and a caramel sauce drizzle can be made all year long.

Carrie Madormo, RN
Carrie is a health writer and nurse who specializes in healthy eating and wellness through food. With a master’s degree in public health from the Medical College of Wisconsin, she strives to translate the latest health and nutrition research into interesting, actionable articles. During her six years at Taste of Home, Carrie has answered hundreds of reader questions about health and nutrition, such as if pomegranate seeds are safe to eat, why pregnant women crave pickles and how much caffeine is in a shot of espresso. Carrie is also a former health coach and food blogger.