Frappuccino Recipe

Kate Donahue | Food Babbles Updated

Skip the morning drive-thru line! Our Cinnamon Mocha Frappuccino is exactly what you need to start your day with a kick.

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When it comes to coffee, I have a confession to make. I may have a slight problem. Ok, perhaps it's a full-blown addiction. I tend to give more than my fair share of my paycheck right over to Starbucks.

I've always loved coffee but I never really drank a lot of the specialty, foofy espresso drinks. Well, that is until I discovered frappuccinos. I love them and they're a special treat every now and then. But then I discovered just how easy it was to make my own right at home.

This Cinnamon Mocha Frappuccino is a breeze to throw together and takes all of about 5 minutes. A whirr of the blender and viola! A homemade frappuccino right in your kitchen.

Cinnamon Mocha Frappuccino Picture

I’ll admit I'm not always a fan of the crushed ice/brain freeze aspect of a frappuccino. I love that this blended coffee is also great just served over ice. If you want to really amp up your frappuccino experience to full octane, just like your favorite coffee shop, then top it off with whipped cream, a drizzle of chocolate syrup or a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Blended with crushed ice, served over ice, whipped cream or not, this Cinnamon Mocha Frappuccino recipe is a sweet treat that you can have any day of the week.

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Frappuccino Recipe

    1 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 fluid ounces Espresso Coffee
  • 1/4 cup Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 2 tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Ice Cubes
  • Whipped Cream, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the coffee, dark chocolate, sugar and cinnamon until chocolate has melted.
  2. In a blender, blend together the coffee chocolate mixture, milk and ice for 30-45 seconds.
  3. Pour into a glass and top with whipped cream, if desired.

 

Notes

  • You may substitute 3/4 cup double strength brewed coffee for the espresso.
  • I used Vietnamese Cinnamon, which is a stronger flavor. Use the cinnamon you love best.
  • A drizzle of chocolate sauce or a sprinkle of cinnamon would be tasty too!

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Author: Kate Donahue
Recipe Yields: 1 drink
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 16 oz
Servings Per Recipe 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 120
Calories 150

% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
8%
  Saturated Fat 2g
3%
Sodium 83mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate 53g
6%
  Dietary Fiber 5g
  Sugars 41g
16%
Protein 8g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kate Donahue

About Kate

Kate babbles about all things food on her own blog, Food Babbles, and about feeding her girls the best way. Here on Food Fanatic, she wows us with her commitment to homemade, fresh baking, week after week.