Most recently, we Malaysians have been adopting more plant-based diets whether it is for health benefits
or to cut back on their carbon footprint. Despite the trend however, many of us are also still struggling to
jump on the ‘eat clean’ bandwagon, with the assumption that healthy options are unpleasant to taste. While
others, who are already seasoned plant-based eaters, may have difficulty finding the right options at their
Lo and behold, that’s not the case at Starbucks! At Starbucks Malaysia, they have perfected several
plant-based beverages that will make you second-guess if it’s truly 100% plant-based (yes, they are), and if
you are already practicing the plant-based life but couldn’t find a drink that’s suitable to your taste, well
look no more as Starbucks has the perfect line-up for you!
Almond Caramel Mocha Frappuccino
This drink combines the rich flavors of almond milk and the silky-smooth caramel syrup to create a creamy
and indulgent guilt-free beverage! The generous serving of mocha sauce and caramel drizzle does wonders to the
drink. While pleasing to all senses, this perfectly crafted beverage is also best enjoyed when you’re just
simply walking around under the Malaysian heat!
Available as a blended handcrafted beverage, without
Coconut Vanilla Chocolate Cream Frappuccino
If you are a fan of the Starbucks classic, Chocolate Cream Frappuccino, this would be the best plant-based
alternative for you. While the base of the beverage remains the same, the coconut milk alternative and vanilla
syrup adds a distinct note to the drink. The two ingredients enrich the flavors without losing the real
essence of a Chocolate Cream Frappuccino. A great go-to drink when you’re craving for a Frappuccino that
brings familiarity and comfort.
Available as a blended handcrafted beverage, without whipped cream.
Soy Dark Mocha Latte
A lot like life itself, this beverage offers a bittersweet note. The tinge of dark mocha taste gives a
lip-smacking aftertaste that will leave you asking for more. If you’re planning to stay up a little later than
your bedtime, this beverage makes a perfect after-dinner drink or a nightcap.
Available as an iced/hot
Soy Vanilla Latte
This drink screams, “I love you a latte!”. The mixture of espresso shots, soy milk and vanilla syrup adds a
joyful twist to the traditional latte flavors. Like a hug in a cup, it is certainly a fitting beverage when
you’re in need of a ‘pick-me-up’.
Available as an iced/hot handcrafted beverage.
Soy Green Tea Latte
Balancing a taste that’s both sweet and sharp, the drink offers complex flavors that will make you second
guess its plant-based elements. The soy milk aids in enriching the taste of the green tea latte and makes an
ideal breakfast companion that’s definitely a great energy booster to your early mornings!
Available as an
iced/hot handcrafted beverage.
Almond Green Tea Affogato
Judging by the name itself, you would know that this drink is definitely an MVP! The combination of almond
milk, green tea powder and espresso shot is like a blissful marriage of rich & creamy flavors in a cup! This
silky-smooth delight makes a great work from home companion.
Available as an iced handcrafted beverage.
Almond Chocolate Frappuccino with Almond Nuts
Calling all chocolate lovers, this is the ultimate plant-based drink for you! The nutty trifecta of almond
milk, crushed almond and hazelnut sauce brings this chocolatey beverage to the next level! There really is no
specific time or occasion to fully enjoy this drink as it best consumed… all the time!
Available as a
blended handcrafted beverage, without whipped cream.
Coconut Mango Black Tea
Rumor has it that some of you are into fruity and floral notes… well we’ve got just the TEA for you. The
combination of coconut milk, mango juice and black tea, creates a fragrant concoction that is both soothing to
the tongue and throat. Kick back and unwind with this beverage on a lazy sunny afternoon by the
Available as an iced handcrafted beverage.
Coconut Raspberry Passion Tea
Seize the day with this refreshing drink that is set to keep you awake and energized. The combination of
raspberry juice and passion tea offers a tart taste that is balanced well by the coconut milk. If you still
have to be on-the-go after your workout session, be sure to lift this beverage too!
Available as an iced
What do you know, the Starbucks plant-based line-up actually sounds pretty awesome! If you can’t wait to try
these drinks, just drop by in-store or customize the beverage accordingly through their official delivery
partners, Grab and Foodpanda and share your experience on Instagram by tagging Starbucks at @mystarbucks with
the hashtag #mystarbucksloveplantbased.
Till then, stay safe and have a grande plant-based time!