The Unicorn Frappuccino was a drink created by Starbucks, introduced in April 2017. It is made with ice, milk, pink powder, sour blue powder, crème Frappuccino syrup, mango syrup, and blue drizzle. In the 24-oz. size, it contains 500 calories, 18 grams of fat, 76 grams of sugar, and 55 milligrams of cholesterol. The drink was available only for a limited time, ending on April 23, 2017.
The Unicorn Frappuccino was criticized by the Stratford Health Department for having too much sugar. This was due to the fact that the American Heart Association recommends that women consume 0.88 ounces (25 g) of sugar every day, and that men consume 1.3 ounces (36 g) of sugar every day.
The Dragon Frappuccino was colored green and purple or pink. The recipe can vary, but it is generally regarded as being a Green Tea Frappuccino with vanilla bean powder, which forms the green color, and berry cup swirl, which forms the purple or pink color. Occasionally, the vanilla bean powder is excluded. The drink additionally can have mango sprinkles on top. Although this drink is supposed to be a replacement for the limited Unicorn Frappuccino, the berry cup swirl is hard to find, as it is an ingredient left over from the Unicorn Frappuccino. It was also praised for its inclusion of caffeine.
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