Recreate Starbucks’ Mango Dragonfruit Refresher at Home

By Patricia Rios

When the sun is blazing, and you’re craving something fruity and energizing, Starbucks’ Mango Dragonfruit Refresher hits the spot. But what if you could whip up this delightful drink in the comfort of your kitchen, saving time and money? Well, buckle up because I’ve got the recipe right here!

Recreate Starbucks' Mango Dragonfruit Refresher at Home

Why It’s Worth the Hype

  • Refreshing: Imagine a burst of tropical flavors dancing on your taste buds—that’s what this drink offers.
  • Energy Boost: Need a little pick-me-up? This refresher brings a subtle energy kick to keep you going.
  • Instagram-Worthy: Let’s not forget that stunning pink hue – it’s practically begging for a photo op!

What You’ll Need

Before diving in, gather these simple ingredients, all easily found at your local grocery store:

  • Lemonade (regular or sugar-free)
  • Mango Juice or Puree (strained if using puree)
  • Freeze-Dried Dragon Fruit Pieces or Dragon Fruit Powder
  • Green Coffee Bean Powder (optional, for that caffeine boost)

How to Make It

  1. Combine Ingredients: Pop everything into a shaker cup or blender bottle and shake it well.
  2. Serve: Pour over ice and garnish with extra dragon fruit chips for that extra flair.

Tips for Success

  • Get Creative: Can’t find dried dragon fruit? No problem! Opt for frozen dragon fruit and whip up your juice.
  • Tools of the Trade: While a blender bottle makes mixing a breeze, a regular blender or even a simple pitcher will do the trick.

Take It to the Next Level: The Dragon Drink

Craving something creamier? Starbucks introduced the Dragon Drink, adding creamy coconut milk to the mix. Here’s how to make it:

  • Layer It Up: Fill your glass three-quarters full with the refresher, then top it off with a splash of coconut milk.
Recreate Starbucks' Mango Dragonfruit Refresher at Home

Recipe Summary


  • 2 cups Lemonade
  • 1/4 cup Mango Juice
  • 1/4 cup Dried Dragonfruit
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green Coffee Bean Powder (optional, contains caffeine)


  1. Add all ingredients to a blender bottle.
  2. Shake gently until well combined.
  3. Pour the mixture into a glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with additional dried dragonfruit pieces.

How to Make it a Dragon Drink:

  • Fill your cup about 3/4 full with the refresher mixture.
  • Top it off with coconut milk for that creamy twist.


  • This recipe yields one venti-size drink or two smaller servings.

Final Thoughts

With just a handful of ingredients and a few simple steps, you can bring the taste of Starbucks right into your kitchen. So why wait in line when you can whip up your Mango Dragonfruit Refresher whenever the craving strikes? Cheers to homemade refreshments!


Patricia Rios

I have been writing makeup and beauty content for more than ten years. My passion is to uplift you, my reader, to feel better about yourself.

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