LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Starbucks is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Frappuccino, one of its most popular and iconic drinks, by offering a special blended concoction for a limited time.
The popular coffee chain says the Birthday Cake Frappuccino made with vanilla bean and hazelnut and topped with raspberry-infused whipped cream will be available in stores for five days.READ MORE: Public Health Officials Lift Warnings For Certain LA County Beaches
The company says in 1993 baristas in California began experimenting to develop an iced beverage but it wasn’t until 1995 when Starbucks began offering the Frappuccino in stores nationwide and Canada.
Starbucks says the company today serves the blended beverage in 66 countries in a variety of drink combinations and credits the Frappuccino with drawing in non-coffee drinkers.MORE NEWS: 'People On This Block Are Hurting': More Allegations Pinned On LAPD In Aftermath Of South LA Fireworks Explosion
The Birthday Cake Frappuccino will only be available through March 30.