Friday, July 22, 2011

Frozen Mocha Frappuccino

Frozen Mocha Frappuccino

This is such a refreshing drink on a hot, steamy day! I didn't figure out the calories, but I know it's less than what you'd buy at coffee shops. You can make it even lower by using a sugar substitute, fat-free milk, fat-free chocolate syrup and fat-free whipped cream. Just experiment with ingredients until you find something you like!

Frozen Mocha Frappuccino
Makes 2 - 16 ounce servings

1 cup strong coffee, chilled
3 Tbsp sugar
1 cup milk - I used Silk Almond Milk
2 or more cups of ice
3 Tbsp chocolate syrup
Whipped cream, optional

Combine all ingredients in blender and blend on high speed until ice is crushed and drink is smooth. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

Here are a few options:
Use 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk in place of the milk and omit the sugar.
Use caramel topping in place of chocolate syrup for a Frozen Caramel Frappuccino.
Use instant espresso in place of coffee.

This recipe is linked to these Linky Parties:
These Chicks Cooked
Turning The Table Thursday
Full Plate Thursday
What's Cooking Thursdays?
Sweet Tooth Friday
Food on Fridays
Foodie Friday
Simply Delish
Foodie Friday
Fresh Food Friday
Sweets for a Saturday #27

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!


carolinaheartstrings said...

I love these type of drinks. My daughter and I are Starbucks addicts so making them at home is the next logical step right? Thanks. Come over and visit us. We have a wonderful cold noodle dish for the hot weather.

Linette said...

Yum! This makes me wish I could drink coffee! Unfortunately I love coffee, but it doesn't love me:-)

Allison @ Alli 'n Son said...

Oh, this sounds heavenly! I'm so glad you shared it with Sweet Tooth Friday.

Oh, I'm fellow Wisconsinite too!

Roz from 'la bella vita' said...

Oh yum, Patty, I could use a cool beverage like this frappuccino! Just found your blog and now following you! I'd like to invite you to stop over to my weekend blog hop Fresh Food Friday or Seasonal Saturday and share this recipe post or two. 8 bloggers are featured weekly and I do hope that you join in!

Patty said...

@Roz thanks for the invite! I'm on my way to link right now!

Rosa said...

That looks delicious and so refreshing on a hot summer day!

KB said...

Looks yummy.

Thanks for sharing with
Simply Delish Saturday

Heather at Willow Cottage said...

Looks yummy. I should try this next time I have some extra coffee in the pot. :-)

Elsa said...

I'm your new follower mostly because of this amazing drink, but partly because of the DH Lawrence quote at the top. My all time favorite book is Sons and Lovers! Great author! :)

Miz Helen said...

Hi Patty,
A Frozen Frappuccino is one of my all time favorites and your recipe looks delicious! I will be trying it very soon. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you will come back again real soon. Have a great week!
Miz Helen

Screaming Sardine said...

This looks really yummy! I like that you can make it a low fat version, too. Thanks for sharing; I'll be trying it soon!

Tracy Screaming Sardine

Tiffany said...

Refreshing AND decadent! I love it!

East9thStreet said...

When I see posts like these, it makes me wish I liked coffee. Guess I'll have to try again! New follower from Food Bloggers Group on FB.

Keli said...

My mom would love this! I don't drink coffee but she does so I'll be passing along this recipe. Thanks for sharing at What's Cooking Thursdays! You're a featured recipe this week :)

Rug Cleaning Los Angeles said...

This looks way better than the starbucks version! I can't wait to make it for my boyfriend and I this weekend :D

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