Starbucks releases a limited-time drink that announces spring "Sakura" flavored hot chocolate and Frappuccino!
"Real cherry blossoms and leaves" are used as raw materials! It adds "Japanese taste" to the flavor of white chocolate.
Starbucks Coffee Japan
released "Sakura White Chocolate" and "Sakura White Chocolate Frappuccino", which are limited-time drinks that herald spring, on February 15th. Scheduled to be sold until March 12.
"Sakura White Chocolate"
"Sakura White Chocolate Frappuccino"
This year's 12th year, the "SAKURA" series is based on Starbucks' "respect for the culture of each country and region" and is developed every spring as a Japanese original that expresses respect for Japanese culture in the Starbucks style. A classic project.
In the 2013 "SAKURA" series, in addition to products such as limited drinks, food, and tumblers, "Sakura" is also designed for take-out paper cups and paper bags.
And this drink is a hot drink and Frappuccino that expresses white chocolate with a slightly gentle cherry blossom flavor. Real cherry blossoms and leaves are used as raw materials to add a "Japanese taste" to the flavor of white chocolate.
Also, as a topping, whipped cream and cherry blossom chocolate that expresses the overlapping of cherry blossom petals are treated, and it is finished as a non-coffee drink with a slightly pale pink color that makes you feel the arrival of spring.
The price of "Sakura White Chocolate" is 430 yen to 550 yen. "Same Frappuccino" is 490 yen to 570 yen, and Short size (450 yen) is offered upon request.
"Sakura chiffon cake" using salted cherry blossoms
By the way, the cherry blossom dessert "Sakura Chiffon Cake" that feels spring is also on sale on the same day. Real cherry blossoms and leaves are used for the fluffy chiffon dough to give it a slightly salty cherry blossom flavor . The price is 390 yen.