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I am looking for the exact recipe for Starbuck's blended vanilla frappuccino.
By felicia nelson from Torrance, CA
So this is the actual Starbucks recipe for a Vanilla Bean Frappucino (no coffee): (I work at a Starbucks.)
Approx. 1 c. ice
2,3,4 pumps cream frappucino base (depending on size)
2,3,4 scoops vanilla bean powder (depending on size)
Approx. 1/4 c. whole, 2%, or non-fat milk (your choice)
Blend until smooth (by the way, 1 pump is approx. 1/2 oz.)
Top with vanilla whipped cream (Starbucks whipped cream is made with Vanilla syrup)
If you were going to make this yourself, I'd use more milk and add sweetener to taste for the base (they don't sell the base at Starbucks so you'll have to improvise). Then use vanilla extract or if you can find vanilla bean powder at a grocery store, use that. The cream frap base is basically just dried milk and sugar that we mix with more milk and water. Good luck, hope this helps! :)
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I love the frozen drinks at Starbucks, but they are so expensive. Does anyone have any recipes that are as smooth and creamy as Starbucks and, needless to say, as yummy?
I don't have an exact recipe, but we mix up coffee and vanilla ice cream in the blender for a similar treat. And I agree with you no coffee is as yummy as Starbucks. We are thrifty, but I splurge on packaged Starbucks at Walmart (it's the cheapest) to enjoy on the weekends. (03/01/2005)
Place all into a blender. Blend until smooth. Makes four, 10 oz. servings (03/01/2005)
Brew coffee and water. In a large pitcher combine coffee and other ingredients. Stir until dissolved. Cover and chill in the refrigerator.
Per serving place 1 cup ice and 1 cup chilled coffee mix in a blender. Blend on high until ice is completely crushed and drink is frothy (1-2 minutes approximately). Pour in glass, top with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate and caramel syrups.
Unused portion of mix may be stored in the fridge for one week. Keep covered. (03/01/2005)
Cut banana into chunks and combine with coffee and sugar in a blender. Blend at high speed. When the mix is smooth, add ice cream and blend at medium speed until smooth. Pour into 2 12-ounce glasses. Serve. (03/01/2005)
Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend on high. Makes 2 12-ounce servings. (03/01/2005)
Combine chocolate syrup, coffee, mint, milk, and crushed ice in a blender. Blend until frothy. Pour into tall glass and garnish with mint leaf. (03/01/2005)
Break Heath bar into 4 pieces. Place in blender with softened ice cream and coffee. Blend on high until candy is blended smooth and the mix is thick. Pour into two, twelve-ounce glasses. Gonna need a spoon for this one. (03/01/2005)
Here's another great recipe you can try. Mix 1 small box powdered milk, same size powered sugar, and unsweetened cocoa. Mix all this together in a plastic container. This can be stored for quite a while this way. In a blender pour your regular or low-fat milk to equal about 1 1/2 cup. Scoop about 1 cup of the powdered mixture. Put in your favorite candy bar (Butterfinger is best or Heath Bar), 1 shot espresso and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and enjoy. (03/13/2005)
I use this mix in my hot morning coffee and it can be served over ice.
Enjoy hot or cool and serve over ice. (02/19/2006)
The Frappuccino is blended with strong coffee, sugar, a dairy base, and ice.
Make double-strength coffee by measuring 2 tablespoons of ground coffee
per cup (serving) in your coffee maker. The copy will be even more authentic
if you use Starbucks beans and grind them yourself just before brewing.
Makes 2 large drinks.
Caramel: For this, add 3 tablespoons of caramel topping to the original recipe above and
prepare as described. Top each glass with whipped cream and drizzle additional
caramel over the whipped cream.
Mocha: For this version, add 3 tablespoons Hershey's chocolate syrup to the original
recipe and prepare as described. Top each glass with whipped cream if desired (03/11/2007)
I make this one all the time, it doesn't taste exactly like Starbucks, but personally, I think it's way better.
It's on the back of a Nestle hot chocolate packet. They have a lot of different recipes on the back of each packet in a box and I've tried a few, but this one's my favorite.
(makes 1 serving; about the amount of 1 coffee cup)
Place ice, frozen yogurt (or ice cream), milk, cocoa mix, and coffee granules in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Top with whipped topping. Serve Immediately.
Like I said earlier, I got this recipe from Nestle.
I love it. (11/17/2007)
Starbucks has something they call a "Frappuccino" remember this is a registered name so what I make is simply "My Frozen Coffee" This recipe for a drink costs me about $0.38 for a 40 oz blender full. A bit of a difference when 16 oz at Starbucks set me back $4.50 plus the expected tip and I don't have a clue what the heck was in that foil box that came out from under the cabinet. So here is my own tried and true recipe.
The measurements are to taste that you prefer over time there is no order to the mixture:
There is no secret to the mixture in what to add first. If you want some protein, add a whole egg. If you want ice cream, use less milk. If you want a zip and a zing add a shot of Caffee Lolita Coffee Liqueur. If you are diabetic well you know what to do in that case.
Enjoy the fun. (11/03/2008)