Here's What's Actually In The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino

Get the Full StoryMagic, rainbows, and smiles, but tbh mostly sugar.

Behold the Unicorn Frappuccino: Starbucks' new, limited-edition Frappuccino flavor, available April 19 23.

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As you sip, it changes not just color, but flavor, making it as magical as the make-believe creature it's named for.

According to Starbucks, it starts off "sweet and fruity transforming to pleasantly sour." You can swirl it "to reveal a color-changing spectacle of purple and pink."

And that pink and blue dust on the whipped cream? Starbucks says those are "fairy powders."

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But what exactly is this magical drink made of?

For starters, a standard Unicorn Frappuccino is made with whole milk and whipped cream. A grande has 410 calories though of course this info changes if you get a lower-fat or non-dairy milk, or skip the whipped cream .

Aside from the milk and ice, the Unicorn Fappuccino is made with a bunch of flavored syrups and sauces Starbucks' Cr me Frappuccino Syrup, vanilla syrup, mango syrup, classic syrup, and white chocolate mocha sauce , and the fairy powders are actually a mixture of sugar and food colorings made from fruit and vegetables.

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The drink's most magical ingredient of all? Sugar!

Sugar plays an important role in the Unicorn Frappuccino as it's a core ingredient of the syrups and sauces that give the drink its color and flavors.

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