The Chestnut Praline. The Peppermint Mocha. The Gingerbread Latte.
And now… the Fruitcake? Really??
Starbucks' famous holiday drinks are one of the best things about the winter (and in El Lay one of the only ways to notice it!).
So when we heard they were adding a new flavor we were tickled red and green!
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But then we found out it's based on the holiday tradition of the more-decorative-than-edible fruitcake and were a little less than thrilled.
Still, the new concoction is made with Hazelnut Creme Frappuccino, dried fruit, and cinnamon — and topped with whipped cream, caramel dots, and matcha. So we're totally back in. Whatever awesomeness that is does NOT sound like the brick of crystallized sugar and nuts that so deceptively calls itself cake.
The Fruitcake Frap is available for a limited time only while supplies last this Thursday through Sunday — are YOU willing to give it a shot??
[Image via Starbucks.]
Well, if we could eat carbs all day and look like that… we'd probably do the same thing!
As you know, Bella Hadid is living it up in the Bahamas with her model squad — and on Monday, the 20-year-old posted a photo of her "everyday" meal, which included a grilled cheese sandwich and fries:
You will never ever EVER be able to unsee this.
It turns out McDonald's has a holiday coffee cup controversy of their own. The fast food chain's new McCafé design features white mittens overlapping on top of a red background with snowflakes, stars, and hearts.
Related: The Starbucks Holiday Cup Is Ugly AF!
However, author Sam Sykes astutely pointed out that the design is MUCH less family friendly.
On Saturday, the writer took to Twitter to declare the image actually appears to show a person spreading their ass cheeks, captioning a photo of the cup:
"Now how the hell are Starbucks cups in the news again and no one's talking about a guy spreading his cheeks open on McDonald's cups"
And to prove this point, he shared a viral photo in which one customer simply drew two squiggles to transform the mittens' thumbs into the hands performing said cheek-spreading (below):
The election is over, but the country's biggest controversy continues — yes, we're talking about the Starbucks holiday cups!
Year after year, the coffee chain creates a new holiday cup and gets lambasted both for being exclusionary AND for being anti-Christmas.
As you might recall, there was a bit of backlash last year after the company decided to play it safe with a minimalist approach as the cup was simply red with no fancy design.
Related: Starbucks Sued For Putting Too Much Ice In Cold Drinks And Giving You Less Coffee Than Advertised!
On Wednesday, the coffee giant unveiled 13 NEW red holiday cup designs for this year (above) that are anything but plain!
This year though, the cups are even MORE special because the the images on the drinkware is inspired by