Icy Frappuccino Recipes

Tastessence Staff Nov 6, 2018
A cup of frappuccino is something that most of us dream of on hot sunny days. If you want the recipe to make this cool and delicious drink for yourself. Here is an information on making its different popular varieties.
Frappuccino is a drink that was introduced by the famous coffeehouse company 'Starbucks' in 1995. This cold drink is made by mixing coffee, a dairy base, sugar, and ice.
From the time of its inception, this drink has gained a lot of popularity and since then, has been the favorite drink for many people. However, the frappuccino available at Starbucks Coffeehouse is a little expensive and having this delicious cold coffee can burn a hole in the pocket. Hence, a great alternative would be to make it at home.
Though people think that it is almost impossible to create a frappuccino akin to what is made at Starbucks, it is not true. Moreover, one can control the ingredients that one puts in it like the type of milk used, the amount of sugar, etc., while making it at home. Hence, people who are really interested in making this drink can take a look at these recipes.

Chocolate Frappuccino

Ingredients
  • Milk, 1 cup (low-fat)
  • Coffee, ¾ cup (double-strength, cold)
  • Granulated sugar, 3 tablespoons
  • Chocolate syrup, 3 tablespoons
  • Ice cubes
  • Whipped cream
Preparation
  • The first step in this process would be to make double strength coffee. For this, you would have to brew 2 tablespoons of ground coffee, as per the number of frappuccino glasses you want to make. For instance, if you are making one glass, take 2 tablespoons of ground coffee and if you are making two glasses, use 4 tablespoons of ground coffee.
  • Now, place the brewed coffee in the refrigerator till it is completely chilled.
  • Take the chilled coffee in an electric blender and blend it with granulated sugar, low fat milk, ice, and chocolate syrup.
  • Blend these ingredients on a high speed till the mixture becomes smooth.
  • Transfer it into the glasses and serve by topping it with whipped cream.

Green Tea Frappuccino

Ingredients
  • Milk, 4 ounces
  • Hot water, 2 ounces
  • Ice cubes
  • Sugar or vanilla syrup, 1 ½ tablespoons
  • Green tea powder, ½ teaspoon
Preparation
  • In a vessel containing hot water, add the ½ teaspoon of green tea powder and stir until the powder is completely dissolved.
  • Transfer that green tea into an electric blender and add milk as well as sugar or vanilla syrup to it.
  • On a high speed, blend the ingredients together for a few minutes.
  • Now, add some ice into the blender and mix again on a high speed until the drink achieves the consistency of a milkshake.
  • Pour it into long glasses and serve by putting a straw into it.

Vanilla Bean Frappuccino

Ingredients
  • Vanilla bean, 1 (whole)
  • Vanilla ice cream, 1 scoop
  • Whipped cream
  • Coffee, 1 cup (strong)
  • Ice cubes 4 - 5
Preparation
  • Place a whole vanilla bean at the bottom of the coffee pot and then, brew a strong coffee in it.
  • Transfer the coffee along with the vanilla bean in another container and place it in the refrigerator.
  • When the coffee is completely chilled, transfer it into a blender (after draining the vanilla bean) and combine it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and ice cubes.
  • Blend the ingredients together till it becomes smooth.
  • For a richer taste, you can add chocolate cookies as well as some white chocolate.
  • Pour the smooth frappuccino in a tall glass and serve with a spoon of whipped cream over it.

Caramel Frappuccino

Ingredients
  • Milk, 4 ounces
  • Cold coffee, 4 ounces
  • Caramel sundae syrup, 3 tablespoons
  • Sugar, 3 tablespoons
  • Ice cubes
  • Whipped cream
Preparation
  • In an electric blender, take cold coffee and blend it on a high speed for 20 seconds by combining it with milk, sugar, and caramel sundae syrup.
  • Add ice to the drink and blend again till it reaches the desired consistency.
  • Pour the drink into coffee cups and garnish it with a dollop of whipped cream.
  • Drizzle some extra caramel sundae syrup over the whipped cream and enjoy by sipping it through a straw.
The best thing about these frappuccino recipes is that they are easy to make and also save you a lot of money. So, all you need to do is invest in a coffee maker and enjoy this drink whenever you wish.