Starbucks Pineapple Passion Fruit Refresher Recipe

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By Patricia Rios
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Tired of waiting in line for your favorite Starbucks Pineapple Passion Fruit Refresher? Say goodbye to the queue and make it yourself at home! With our easy recipe, you can enjoy this tropical delight whenever you want, hassle-free.

Skip the line and enjoy the tropical flavors of Starbucks Pineapple Passion Fruit Refresher from the comfort of your home with our easy homemade recipe. Say hello to refreshing bliss without the wait!

Brewing and Preparing the Tea

  • Brew Green Tea: Steep two green tea bags or two teaspoons of loose green tea leaves in two cups of boiling water for about five minutes.
  • Let the tea cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.

Creating Pineapple Passionfruit Syrup

  • Simmer the Syrup: Combine 3/4 cup pineapple juice and 1/2 cup passionfruit juice in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and then simmer over low heat until the liquid reduces by half, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Allow the syrup to cool to room temperature.

Mixing and Serving

  • Prepare Pineapple: Dice 1/4 cup of fresh, frozen, or canned pineapple.
  • Muddle Pineapple: Add pineapple pieces to a pitcher or individual glasses and muddle with a mortar.
  • Combine Ingredients: Add chilled green tea, white grape juice, and pineapple passionfruit syrup to taste. Stir well.
  • Top with ice cubes and serve cold.

Ingredients

  • For the tea: 2 green tea teabags or 2 teaspoons loose green tea leaves, 2 cups boiling water.
  • For the pineapple passionfruit syrup: 3/4 cup pineapple juice, 1/2 cup passionfruit juice.
  • For serving: 1/4 cup fresh, frozen, or canned pineapple, diced, 2 cups green tea, 1/2 cup white grape juice, Ice.

Variations

  • Starbucks Pineapple Passionfruit Refresher Lemonade: Substitute 1 cup of green tea with 1 cup of lemonade.
  • Paradise Drink: Substitute 1/2 cup of green tea with 1/2 cup of coconut milk for a creamy version.
  • No caffeine: Use decaf green tea or sparkling water.
  • Sugar-free version: Use sugar-free pineapple syrup, sugar-free passionfruit syrup, and sugar-free white grape juice or apple juice.

Q&A

  • Can I make this Pineapple Passionfruit Refresher ahead of time? Yes, prepare a large pitcher and keep it chilled in the fridge for up to 3 days. The syrup can also be made ahead and mixed before serving.

  • How long does the pineapple passionfruit syrup last? Store it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

  • Is Starbucks Refresher caffeinated? Yes, but this homemade version uses green tea. To make it decaf, simply substitute with decaffeinated green tea.

  • Can you use green coffee extract instead of green tea? Yes, substitute green tea with water or sparkling water, and add 1/2 teaspoon of powdered green coffee extract to each drink for a caffeine boost.

This refreshing beverage offers a delightful combination of flavors that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re relaxing at home or hosting a gathering, this Pineapple Passionfruit Refresher is sure to be a hit!

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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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