Starbucks Strawberry Açai Lemonade Recipe

By Patricia Rios

Do you love the refreshing taste of Starbucks’ Strawberry Acai Lemonade? Good news! You can easily make this delicious drink at home.

Starbucks acai strawberry refresher

With a few simple ingredients, you can enjoy your favorite summer refresher without leaving your kitchen.


To get started, gather these ingredients:

  • 6 strawberries
  • ¼ teaspoon acai powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon green coffee bean extract (optional for caffeine)
  • 4 tablespoons white grape juice
  • 4 tablespoons passionfruit juice
  • 1 cup pink lemonade
  • Ice

Why These Ingredients?

  • Strawberries: Fresh strawberries give a natural sweetness and vibrant color.
  • Acai powder: Adds a unique berry flavor and a boost of antioxidants.
  • Green coffee bean extract: For a gentle caffeine kick if desired.
  • White grape and passionfruit juice: Adds a fruity depth to the drink.
  • Pink lemonade: Provides a tangy and refreshing base.


Step 1: Prepare the Strawberry Base

  1. Mash four strawberries in a bowl until they release their juice.
  2. Stir in 1 teaspoon of sugar and ¼ teaspoon of acai powder. If you want caffeine, add ¼ teaspoon of green coffee bean extract.


  • Use a fork or potato masher to smash the strawberries.
  • Adjust the sugar to your taste if you prefer it sweeter.

Step 2: Mix the Juices

  1. In a shaker, combine 4 tablespoons of white grape juice, 4 tablespoons of passionfruit juice, and 1 cup of pink lemonade.
  2. Add the strawberry-acai mixture to the shaker and shake well.


  • A cocktail shaker works best, but you can use a sealed container if you don’t have one.
  • Shake vigorously to ensure all ingredients are well mixed.

Step 3: Serve

  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Pour the mixed drink over the ice.
  3. Garnish with the remaining strawberries, slicing some for inside the glass and placing one on the rim.


  • For a decorative touch, slice strawberries thinly and let them float in the drink.
  • Serve immediately for the best taste.

Additional Notes

Storing Leftovers

  • Store any leftover drink in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will stay fresh for up to 2 days.

Making Larger Batches

  • To serve at parties, simply scale up the ingredients proportionally. Use a large pitcher instead of a shaker.

Adding Fizz

  • For a fizzy twist, top your drink with sparkling water or soda. This adds a refreshing sparkle to your lemonade.


  • Mix the prepared strawberry acai lemonade with equal parts sparkling water for a lighter, bubbly drink.

By following these steps, you can enjoy a homemade version of Starbucks’ Strawberry Acai Lemonade anytime. It’s a perfect treat for hot summer days and a great way to impress your friends at gatherings. Enjoy!


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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