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Here’s How To Order A Pumpkin Spice ‘Cinderella Latte’ From Starbucks’ Secret Menu

Posted at 8:50 AM, Sep 05, 2019

The Pumpkin Spice Latte is an autumn classic, but did you know that there’s a secret twist on this Starbucks mainstay? It’s known as the “Cinderella Latte” and it may just become your new go-to coffee drink.

In 2018, the underground beverage started to make the rounds on social media. Its creation is usually credited to Instagrammer @HappiestTeesOnEarth, who whipped up the recipe, along with other Disney-inspired drinks, when she worked as a barista at the coffee chain for seven years.

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OK, so what exactly is the Cinderella Latte? To order one, ask for a Pumpkin Spice Latte with White Chocolate Mocha Sauce substituted for half the pumps of Pumpkin Sauce. A grande PSL has four pumps of Pumpkin Sauce, so you’ll end up with two pumps of Pumpkin and two pumps of White Chocolate Mocha.

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The name Cinderella Latte refers to the coach that’s the vehicle of choice for the Disney princess in the movie.

Last year, the former barista gave the lowdown on the secret menu item in an Instagram post:

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The now famous Cinderella Latte has been spreading magic at coffee shops everywhere this Fall☕️🎃✨ Raise your hand if you have already tried my Disney inspired version of the classic Pumkin Spice Latte?! I still CANNOT believe the number of DM’s, posts and stories that are still coming in. This pic taken by @inkprincess143 of her Cinderella Latte is one of my faves! – THE STORY: I was a barista @starbucks for 7 years here in the Seattle area and I came up with a couple of Disney inspired drinks to spread a little magic to my customers & coworkers. I’ll be sharing another one soon! – CINDERELLA LATTE RECIPE: – Order a Pumpkin Spice Latte – Can be made hot, iced or a blended Frappuccino. – Sub half of the Pumpkin Spice pumps with White Mocha (Or if you have a real sweet tooth, try full pumps of each! 😉) – The white pumpkin reminded me of Cinderella’s coach and that’s why I call it the Cinderella Latte 🎃✨ – THE TEE!! Cinderella latte tees are in the shop now! – YOUR HOMEWORK: Now, go try one for yourself and tag me in your post or stories. Maybe we’ll get @starbucks attention and add it to the menu on Main Street!! – 📷 @inkprincess143 – – – – – – #happiestteesonearth #starbucks #disneystarbucks #starbucksdisney #psl #cinderellalatte #dcpfall2018 #castmembers #greenapron #sbux #coffee #disneymagic #disneysmmoms #disneylove #cinderella #disneygirls #foodsofdisneyland #disneyhungry #disneyfoodie #disneyfoodies #dressedindisney #styledbymagic #disneylifestylers #disneylifestyle #pumpkinspicelatte #pumpkinspice

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“The now famous Cinderella Latte has been spreading magic at coffee shops everywhere this fall,” she wrote. “Raise your hand if you have already tried my Disney-inspired version of the classic Pumpkin Spice Latte?! I still cannot believe the number of DMs, posts and stories that are still coming in. This pic taken by @inkprincess143 of her Cinderella Latte is one of my faves!”

The magical drink can be ordered hot, iced or as a Frappuccino.


If the recipe sounds delicious, you’re not the only one who thinks so. It has become widely popular both in various coffee stores across the country and on the internet, as the creator described in this recent Instagram post:

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What a day for Cindy 😆✨ The Cinderella Latte is about to break the internet, hahaha. So many of you reported hearing about it on your favorite @iheartradio stations, and saw articles on other media publications including @popsugar, @delish @goodhousekeeping @cosmopolitan @bustle @chipandco @insidethemagicuk and more! – I visited the @starbucks location where it all started, my 1st shop at the George Hopper exit in Burlington, WA. Watch my stories for more of the fun and how to order! – I’ve been giggling and jumping up and down with every new article you guys send my way. I’m so grateful to have this larger platform to spread more magic and happiness ✨ It all started with a coffee and a dream 😉 – Still crossing my fingers @starbucks will add the Cinderella Latte to their official secret menu!! – Keep tagging your friends and posting your Cinderella drinks. If you tag me I’ll try to share them all 🙌🏻 xo – Erica – Bowband @raritybycasey – – – – – #happiestteesonearth #starbucks #cinderellalatte #disneymagic #disneystarbucks #disneyhungry #disneymom #disneyfan #disneylife #disneyobsessed #disneygram #instadisney #disneylifestylers #disneylifestyle #disneysmc #disneysmmoms #disneyfamily #disneygirls

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And when she made a return to the Starbucks she used to work at, she surprised the employees by revealing that was the store where the Cinderella Latte was first created:

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Yesterday I had the happiest experience at the @starbucks I used to work at. I pulled up to the window and the barista and I started visiting about Cinderella Lattes. She very excitedly told me “they’re all over the internet!!” It was in that moment I realized she had no idea of my connection to her shop or the Cinderella Latte. You should have seen her face when I told her she was working in the shop where the magic began 🎃✨ Now I’m sure she’ll be telling everyone about the Cinderella Latte and the shop it all began in. – Try one today and tag me!! ✨ Order a PSL in your favorite style (hot, iced, Frappuccino, Americano, Pumpkin Cream Cold brew, or even hot cocoa!) ✨ Ask your barista to sub 1/2 the Pumpkin Spice pumps with White Mocha! or if you have a sweet tooth like me try full pumps of both!! – 📷 @stelladot_stylist_stacy posted this beautiful piece showing Cinderella’s coach as my magical latte. I need this framed in my home!! 🎃✨😆 – – – – – #cinderellalatte #psl #starbucks #disneyfoodie #disneyprincess #leafrakerssociety #tobeapartner #greenapron #starbuckstumbler #starbuckscups #starbuckslife #barista #disneyfoodie #disneylife #disneylifestylers #cinderella #disneygram #disneyig #instadisney #mainstreetusa #disneyobsessed #disneysmc #disneymom #disneysmmoms #disneystyle @ilanatacobelle @wdwnt @abc7la #abc7eyewitness #abc7la #disneystarbucks #komo4 #king5 #kiro7

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If trying the drink is not enough, you can also shop PSL-inspired gear from the former barista’s own T-shirt line. She even has a shirt based on her signature latte! It’s available for $25.95 on her site.

Check it out in the Instagram post below:

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Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo! ✨ Cinderella Latte tees return to the shop FRIDAY @ 7am PST Have you heard of my magical variation of the beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte? I shared the recipe last year and it spread through Starbuck shops across the country and even over seas!! It was AMAZING how many people fell in love with it. I’ll share how to order and the story behind this yummy drink a little later. So keep an eye on our feed…🎃☕️✨ – These tees sparkle with magic, literally! All the white lettering is sprinkled with glitter! Zoom in on the pumpkin spice topping to see the hidden Mickeys and of course the Fairy Godmothers wand is peaking out from the whipped cream. ✨ – Please tag ALL your coffee loving friends and share in your stories! – These will be available tomorrow, Friday, at 7am PST. – Pumpkin spice latte tees are available now too 🎃✨ – Shop my: Ears @shophouseofmouse Bag @dnhandbags – – – – – #happiestteesonearth #cinderellalatte #cinderella #psl #pumpkinspicelatte #starbuckssecretmenu #disneycollegeprogram #disneylifestylers #disneylife #disneymagic #coffee #foodsofdisneyland #disneysmmoms #dressedindisney #styledbymagic #bibbidibobbidiboo #leafrakerssociety #disneystarbucks #disneyfoodie #disneymagic #disneylife #mainstreetusa #disneymoms #disneylife

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As described in the picture above, “These tees sparkle with magic, literally!”

The shirt is blue (just like Cinderella’s famous dress) and features white lettering sprinkled with glitter. The pumpkin spice topping includes hidden Mickeys. You can also see the Fairy Godmother’s wand peeking out from the whipped cream.

It’s the perfect tee to wear while drinking the Cinderella-style Pumpkin Spice Latte this fall!

Some have even been able to enjoy the Disney-style drink while at Disney, as pictured here:

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The Cinderella Latte & her castle 🏰 What’s on your mobile order today?! Something magical? My own version of the #PSL, the Cinderella Latte, is now a favorite for so many of you!! Try it today!! It’s easy, just order a PSL however you like it (Hot, iced, Frappuccino, Americano) and sub half of the Pumpkin Spice with White Mocha!! That’s it!! 🎃✨☕️ – It’s so fun seeing your stories and posts. Keep them coming! 📷 I LOVE this pic by @spaceysfairytale ✨ • Our Pumkin Spice and Main Street tee as well as the Cinderella Latte tee are both available now!! – Check out the recipe and story behind this magical twist on the Pumpkin Spice Latte in my stories! You’ve got to try one 🎃✨ • • • • • • • #happiestteesonearth #cinderellalatte #starbucks #psl #cinderella #coffee #wdw #disneylifestylers #disneylife #disneygram #styledbymagic #dressedindisney #disneysmmoms #mainstreetusa #disneystarbucks #dcpfall2019 #castmembers #aplife #halloweentime #disneyfoodie #tobeapartner #disneyphoto #popsugar

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What do you think? Will you give the Cinderella Latte a try this season?

This story originally appeared on Simplemost. Checkout Simplemost for other great tips and ideas to make the most out of life.