Starbucks Is Replacing Its PSL With New Holiday Flavors And Fans Are Going Wild

For many of us, the holiday season really begins in the days after Thanksgiving and Black Friday. With fun winter festivities to look forward to as December approaches, Starbucks is saying goodbye to its classic fall drink, the Pumpkin Spice Latte, and instead spotlighting its most winter-appropriate beverages. Fan favorites like Peppermint Mocha will be returning to your local store soon (along with other exciting new holiday treats!)

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Starbucks 2022 Holiday Drinks Menu Highlights

Starbucks is bringing back several classic winter drinks while replacing fall ones, and one timeless menu item making a comeback is the mint mocha. This drink, which The Fast Food Post reports debuted in 2002 and turns 20 this year, includes espresso, steamed milk, mocha sauce, and mint syrup all blended together, and topped with whipped cream and dark chocolate curls. (Perfect for drinking while watching the snow fall!)

Another family favorite returning to the menu this month is the Caramel Brulee Latte, which also combines espresso and steamed milk, but also adds caramel brulee sauce, and is finally topped with whipped cream and caramel brulee topping. Another similarly beloved drink that you will see again at your local Starbucks is the Chestnut Praline Lattecomplete with espresso, steamed milk and, as The fast food stall he writes, “the flavors of caramelized chestnuts and spices topped with whipped cream and spiced praline crumbs.”

the Roasted White Chocolate Mocha It will also help you count down the days until your favorite winter vacation with its flavorful caramelized white chocolate mocha sauce that is blended with espresso and steamed milk, then topped with whipped cream, sugar sprinkles, and white pearls. For vegans or lovers of lactose-free Starbucks, the Sugar Cookie Almond Milk Iced Latte It’s the perfect non-dairy holiday drink, as it combines Starbucks Blonde Espresso with sugar cookie syrup over ice, blended with almond milk, and then topped with festive red and green sprinkles. The latest Christmas drink to grace the Starbucks menu is the Irish Cream Cold Mixwhich combines a bold and smooth cold brew with Starbucks Irish Cream syrup, then is topped with vanilla sweet cream foam and cocoa powder.

Starbucks New Christmas Dessert

What better way to celebrate the arrival of winter than not only with a drink from Starbucks, but also with a cake? The Seattle-based coffee chain also brings the new Chocolate Pistachio Swirl Enjoy their menu, which is made with a creamy cinnamon-coffee chocolate filling blended into a buttery brioche-inspired batter with mint chocolate chips and also topped with chopped pistachios. Fans on Twitter continue to rave about this new treat, with one writing that it’s “10/10 so delicious,” another joking that it “cured” them, and yet another calling it “excellent.”

Starbucks’ reindeer cake pop is another great item returning to menus, tastefully pairing a vanilla cake with chocolate frosting and topped off with a cute festive red nose and antlers to resemble a reindeer. the Sugar Plum Cheese Danish It’s making a comeback, too, bringing together the flavors of cream cheese filling into a fluffy Danish and then topped with a spiced sugar plum custard. Other timeless favorites you’ll see at your local Starbucks include the Blueberry Happiness Bar (a tart blondie cake with baked dried cranberries topped with cream cheese frosting, orange zest, and dried cranberries), and the adorable snowman cookie (sweet butter snowman with white chocolate frosting). Happy Holidays!

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