Starbucks unleashes 'Coffee Jelly Frappuccinos' on the poor, unsuspecting world

Starbucks Introducing Coffee Jelly Frappuccino in Japan
Starbucks Introducing Coffee Jelly Frappuccino in Japan

This year has undoubtedly been a big one for Starbucks when it comes to crazy new concoctions.

First, they hit us with the Cherry Blossom Frappuccino and the Caramelized Honey Latte.

Then, right after the delightful Caramel Waffle Cone Frappuccino, we veered a little off course, plunging into the mysterious realm of the "secret purple drink."

And just when you didn't think it could get any stranger ... we now have the Coffee Jelly Frappuccino.

Image: Starbucks Japan

Starbucks' Coffee Jelly Frappuccino consists of a bottom layer of coffee jelly made from the chain's roast espresso blend, topped with a "creamy custard vanilla sauce," a layer of blended coffee-flavored frappuccino and a thick pile of whipped cream.

The drink comes with with an extra-wide straw so that customers can suck up the coffee jelly without anything getting ... stuck.


Okay, so maybe it's not exactly your cup of tea coffee, but before you go yuck-ing someone else's yum, you should know that coffee jelly is actually a popular dessert in Japan, which is where the drink is being released.

So it appears that Starbucks is merely tapping into an already existing market, rather than forcing its gelatinous creation upon an unsuspecting population.

Thank goodness, because we don't think we're quite ready for this jelly.