Freeze Starbucks Frappuccino Bottles To Enjoy Them The Right Way

The influence of Starbucks reaches far past the interior of its stores, which in 2022 numbered over 35,000, reports Statista. Browsing the aisles of your local grocery store, you're likely to find bags of Starbucks brand roast coffee beans, jugs of their iced coffee and cold brew, and any number of their bottled and canned single-serving beverages. Among the most popular of these drinks are the bottled Frappuccinos, which hit shelves in 1996. Despite being around for almost three decades, people are only recently learning the right way to enjoy these drinks.

If you've ever had a bottled Frappuccino, you may have noticed that the texture is quite different from the versions Starbucks serves in-store. Freshly made Frappuccinos have a frozen, slushy texture, which you can easily apply to your bottled version by tossing it into the freezer and allowing it to sit for around two hours. Although the drink may still seem liquidy at first glance, shaking the bottle will quickly turn your previously melted Frappuccino into a sweet slushy treat.

Improve the texture of your bottled Frappuccino

It's very important that you don't keep your bottled Frappuccino in the freezer for longer than two hours. Doing so may cause the glass bottle to crack as the frozen liquid expands, not to mention that a Frappuccino that has turned into a solid chunk of ice is pretty hard to drink. If you do want to keep your beverage in the freezer for more than two hours, make sure you transfer it to a freezer-safe container first.

Once you have successfully transformed your bottled Frappuccino into a properly icy beverage, you can transfer it to a glass to make it easier to add flavored syrups, whipped cream, or spices to really make your drink unique. Or, you can enjoy your Frapp straight from the bottle. Either way, you might want to make sure you have wide enough straws that can handle the slushy texture, so consider grabbing a few extra ones during your next Starbucks run.

There are countless hacks for bettering your Starbucks experience, and the tricks aren't confined to in-person locations. To make the most of your bottled Frappuccino, give it a freeze to make it as good as the original.