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Are you tired of the same-old, boring drinks at Starbucks? Do you want to try something new and refreshing? Then, look no further than Starbucks’ Orange Drink Recipe. This drink is a combination of orange juice, peach tea, black tea, and vanilla bean powder that tastes like an orange creamsicle in a cup!

This drink was first created as a secret menu item, but now you can order it without asking for any substitutions or changing the ingredients. It has become a popular drink on Instagram and Pinterest, with users posting their stunning pictures and giving it rave reviews.

As a barista, I have had the pleasure of making and enjoying this drink myself. I highly recommend it because it is not only satisfying but also very easy to make at home. By following my simple instructions, you can enjoy this delicious drink anytime you want.

So let’s get started! Follow me as we explore why you will love this recipe and all the ingredients needed to make your own Starbucks’ Orange Drink at home.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Starbucks' Orange Drink
Starbucks’ Orange Drink

Looking for a refreshing and fruity drink that will get you through the day, or simply quench your thirst? Look no further than the Starbucks Orange Drink recipe, a delicious combination of sweet black tea and tangy orange flavors.

What makes this drink so special? For one thing, it’s a Starbucks secret menu item that not everyone knows about, so you’ll feel like you’re in on a little secret. Moreover, it tastes like a creamsicle, which reminds us of sunny summer days lounging by the pool – who wouldn’t love that?

But taste isn’t everything. The Starbucks Orange Drink is also made with high-quality ingredients, including black tea, Valencia orange refresher, mango juice and coconut milk. Not only does this ensure the drink is delicious and satisfying, it also makes it a healthier alternative to other sugary drinks out there.

Whether you’re looking to enjoy the Orange Drink as a morning pick-me-up or as an afternoon treat, you’ll love how this drink makes you feel. Plus, with its bright orange color and refreshing taste, it’s sure to put a smile on your face no matter what the occasion is.

So don’t hesitate to try the Starbucks Orange Drink recipe for yourself: it’s easy to make and packs a flavorful punch that will leave you wanting more.

Ingredient List

 The perfect drink to brighten up your day!
The perfect drink to brighten up your day!

Here are the ingredients you will need to make a Starbucks Orange Drink*:

  • 1 cup of orange-mango juice
  • ¾ cup of coconut milk
  • ¼ cup of vanilla bean powder
  • Splash of coconut milk
  • Black tea lemonade (1/3cup tea, 2/3cup lemonade)
  • Peach tea infusion (half sweetened)
  • Valencia orange refresher base (3 pumps tall, 4 pumps grande, 5 pumps venti)

*Note: ingredient amounts depend on serving size and personal preferences.

The Recipe How-To

 A sweet and refreshing treat to beat the heat.
A sweet and refreshing treat to beat the heat.


  • ¾ cup of orange juice
  • 1/3 cup of mango juice
  • ¼ cup of coconut milk
  • 2 pumps of vanilla bean powder
  • Splash of coconut milk


  1. In a shaker, add the two pumps of vanilla bean powder to the orange juice and mango juice mixture.
  2. Shake gently until fully combined.
  3. Add a splash of coconut milk and shake again to combine.
  4. Fill a glass with ice and pour the mixture over it.
  5. Top off with a little more coconut milk on top to add creaminess.

Congratulations, you just made your own Starbucks Orange Drink at home! This recipe is a perfect copycat recipe as it tastes like the real thing, but without the long lines and additional cost. Enjoy your refreshing drink under the sun or while relaxing indoors.

Pro Tip: If you want to make this drink creamier, try adding some soy milk instead of coconut milk.

Note: If you are looking for a fun twist on this recipe, substitute black tea for orange juice and lemonade for mango juice to create Starbucks’ popular Black Tea Lemonade Drink.

Substitutions and Variations

 A citrusy twist on your favorite drink.
A citrusy twist on your favorite drink.

One of the great things about this Starbucks’ Orange Drink Recipe is that you can easily customize it to suit your taste preferences or dietary restrictions.

For those who can’t have dairy, try substituting the coconut milk with soy or almond milk. If you’re looking for a healthier alternative, try using unsweetened coconut milk or leave out the vanilla bean powder to cut down on sugar.

If you prefer a stronger tea flavor, consider adding an extra black tea bag or reducing the amount of orange juice used. You can also switch up the type of tea altogether and use peach tea instead for a fresh twist.

For an extra fruity flavor, try using orange mango juice instead of just orange juice. Or swap out the black tea for black tea lemonade to make it even more refreshing on hot summer days.

If you’re feeling adventurous, why not try recreating other sweet Starbucks drinks by combining our infamous recipe with other secret menu copycat recipes? Mix things up by adding some peach rings or using the Orange Creamsicle Frappuccino Starbucks recipe as a base.

The possibilities are endless with this versatile drink recipe, so feel free to experiment and have fun!

Serving and Pairing

 Sip on sunshine with our Orange Drink.
Sip on sunshine with our Orange Drink.

When it comes to serving the Starbucks Orange Drink, I have a few recommendations that are sure to take your experience to the next level.

First, it’s important to keep in mind that this beverage makes for a perfect pick-me-up on a warm summer day. I find that it’s best enjoyed outdoor while soaking up some sun. Though if you’re more of an indoor person, the Orange Drink also pairs well with light snacks such as a fruit salad or granola bar.

If you’re looking for something more substantial, I suggest pairing this drink with a sandwich or wrap, as it complements the flavors perfectly. It’s an excellent balance of sweet and tangy which goes well with cold cuts, like turkey or chicken. If you’d prefer something vegetarian, then hummus and avocado make perfect accompaniments.

As for serving, I recommend using a tall glass filled to the brim with ice. This serves two purposes: One, it keeps your drink cool, and two, it allows the layers to show off their colors beautifully. The vibrant orange hue nestled atop white coconut milk is sure to be pleasing to the eye as much as to your taste buds.

Overall, whether you decide to serve the Orange Drink indoors or outdoors or pair it with a light snack or a sandwich- one thing is for sure is that it will always be a refreshing and delicious option that will not disappoint.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 A drink that's as bright as it is flavorful.
A drink that’s as bright as it is flavorful.

Like most drinks, the Starbucks Orange Drink is best served immediately after preparing it. However, sometimes you might want to make it ahead of time or you end up with leftovers. In this section, I’ll give you some tips for how to store and reheat the orange drink.

If you have leftovers from your first batch, you can store them in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 24 hours. However, I recommend that you consume it within a few hours if possible. The drink contains orange juice and dairy which can spoil quickly if left unrefrigerated.

As for making ahead of time, you could pre-brew the black tea and let it cool before adding the other ingredients. Store the mixture in an airtight container in the fridge and add ice and lemonade right before serving.

If you need to reheat your orange drink or make it hot instead of iced, I suggest heating the tea and coconut milk together in a microwave-safe container until hot. Then mix in the rest of the ingredients except for the ice, and add some fresh steamed milk instead of ice before serving. It won’t taste quite as good as when it’s iced since part of the allure is the refreshing coldness, but it will still be delicious!

Remember that reheating can affect the flavor and texture of a drink, so it’s best to consume freshly made drinks whenever possible. But with these tips, you can still enjoy your Starbucks Orange Drink on days when only a hot beverage will hit the spot!

Tips for Perfect Results

 A dreamy blend of vanilla and orange juices.
A dreamy blend of vanilla and orange juices.

The Starbucks Orange Drink Recipe is a refreshing and tasty drink that combines the flavors of black tea, orange mango juice, and coconut milk. To get the perfect taste and consistency, here are some tips that you can follow:

1. Use quality ingredients

Using fresh orange juice and high-quality black tea will make a huge difference in the flavor of your drink. Make sure to buy fresh oranges and squeeze them to extract the juice. As for the black tea, choose a brand that has a rich and full flavor.

2. Mix the drink evenly

To ensure that all the flavors are evenly mixed, make sure to give the drink a good stir before serving it. This will blend all the ingredients together and make for a more enjoyable drinking experience.

3. Chill the drink properly

The Orange Drink tastes best when it’s well chilled. Make sure to let it chill in the fridge for at least an hour or longer if possible to get that perfectly chilled taste.

4. Experiment with variations

Feel free to experiment with different variations of this recipe! You can try using different types of tea or adding other fruit juices to enhance the flavor.

5. Try different sweeteners

The original recipe uses vanilla bean powder but if you want to make it less sweet, use half sweet instead of sweet black tea lemonade.

6. Get creative with presentation

The Orange Drink is visually appealing and can be even more so with a little creativity. Try adding some peach rings or other fruit slices as garnish on top of whipped cream for added flair.

By following these tips, you’ll be making delicious Starbucks orange drinks in no time!


Now that you know all the ins and outs of making your very own copycat Starbucks Orange Drink recipe, it’s time to address some common questions that might arise. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) with my expert answers to ensure you’re able to make this delicious drink with ease.

What is the Orange Drink from Starbucks?

This orange juice is simply irresistible, with sweet oranges specially gathered and squeezed at the peak of perfection in a cold-pressed style. It’s loaded with vitamin C and consists of 100% fruit juice, without any extra sweeteners or fake flavors added in between. Once you taste this delicious concoction, you’ll find it almost impossible to go back to any other juice variant.

How to make an orange creamsicle drink Starbucks?

To make a refreshing orange mango or Valencia orange refresher, start by pouring milk of your preference up to the first line of the shaker. Then, add the juice of your choice to the second line. Next, include some classic syrup by adding two pumps for a tall, three for a grande, and four pumps for a venti size. After that, pour in some creme base by adding two pumps for a tall, three pumps for a grande, and four pumps for a venti option. If you desire, top it off with whipped cream for an extra touch of creamy flavor.

What is a Valencia orange drink at Starbucks?

One of the original refreshers introduced by Starbucks back in 2013 was the Valencia orange refresher. This drink mixes together various flavors such as orange juice, clementine, apricot, jasmine, and cardamom spices to create a refreshing and quenching drink.

How to make Ariana Grande Starbucks?

One customer has requested a grande Vanilla Bean Cream Frappuccino with additional whipped cream, double the amount of frappuccino chips, and a generous splash of raspberry syrup.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the Starbucks Orange Drink Recipe is a refreshing and unique citrus beverage that can be enjoyed any time of the year. Although it’s not officially on the menu, you can easily order it at any Starbucks location by following our simple recipe. With a sweet and tangy taste that perfectly balances the flavors of orange and tea, this drink is sure to become your new go-to.

Whether you’re looking for a pick-me-up after a long day or a refreshing drink to cool down in the summer heat, the Starbucks Orange Drink has got you covered. Remember to experiment with substitutions and variations to discover your ideal flavor combination. And don’t forget to share your creation on Instagram or with your friends!

Cheers to delicious coffee creations!

Starbucks' Orange Drink

Starbucks’ Orange Drink Recipe

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Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Fusion
Calories 55.8 kcal


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup mango juice
  • 1 scoop of vanilla whey powder
  • splash coconut milk


  • Mix together orange and mango juices, vanilla whey powder and coconut milk over ice.
  • Serve over ice.

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Serving: 124gCalories: 55.8kcalCarbohydrates: 12.9gProtein: 0.9gFat: 0.2gSodium: 1.2mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 10.4g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Easy
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