Cadbury Creme Eggs are my absolute favorite candy ever. Not just my favorite Easter candy, but my favorite candy in general. If you put a pot luck of assorted candies in front of me, I'm going for the Cadbury Creme Eggs every time.
When I saw the recipe for a "Cadbury Creme Egg" Frappuccino on the Starbucks "Secret Menu" I had to try one.
As you probably know, the Starbucks "Secret Menu" isn't an actual Starbucks thing, it's just a list of recipes people come up with and share so others can enjoy them too.
Here's the Cadbury Creme Egg recipe:
Order a Java Chip Frappuccino.
Add Frappuccino Roast. 1 pump for tall, 2 for grande, 3 for venti.
Add Vanilla Syrup. 1 pump tall, 1.5 pumps grande, 2 for venti.
Add Caramel Syrup. 1/2 pump tall or grande, 1 pump for venti.
Add Vanilla Bean Powder. 2 scoops tall, 3 scoops grande, 4 scoops for venti.
This is what it looks like.
So was it good? Did it actually taste like a Cadbury Creme Egg?
It was extremely rich and sweet with chunks of chocolate and a hint of caramel. It was delicious.
But it didn't taste like a Cadbury Creme Egg at all. I think if you really want a Cadbury Creme Egg frappuccino you're going to have to bring a few of them to the barista and ask him/her to blend them in for you. That actually doesn't sound like such a bad idea!
Let's talk calories, because honestly I felt a little gross after I drank it and I started wondering how many Cadbury Creme Eggs could I have eaten instead.
1 Cadbury Creme Egg has 150 calories, 5 grams of fat and 25 grams of carbs.
1 Grande Java Chip Frappuccino has 470 calories, 18 grams of fat, and 72 grams of carbs... and that doesn't include all of the extra pumps and scoops of junk I added!
I could have eaten 3, if not 4, real Cadbury Creme Eggs for the amount of calories and fat I put into my body by drinking this concoction.
THE VERDICT: Have an actual Cadbury Creme Egg (or 2) instead!