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How to Make Perfect Iced Mocha Frappes at Home

Updated on May 26, 2013
4 stars from 5 ratings of Iced Mocha Frappe

On a hot summer morning, nothing tastes better than an icy cold chocolate coffee. On a hot summer evening, the same drink in decaf is the perfect treat to wind down your day. Iced coffees from the local coffee house are so expensive, though, and loaded with extra calories. You can make the same luscious chocolate drink from the coffee shop in your own kitchen. In about five minutes, for about fifty cents, you can personalize your own iced mocha frappe with the perfect amount of milk and chocolate for your palate and your waistline. The recipe below is basic, and can be modified for chocoholics as well as the lactose-intolerant. Experiment to find your perfect blend, then kick back with a large glass and a thick straw, and enjoy your summer in tasty, frugal style.

Iced Mocha Frappe
Iced Mocha Frappe | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Ready in: 5 min
Yields: 1 pint

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee
  • 0.75 cups water
  • 0.25 cups milk, skim or 2%
  • chocolate syrup, to taste
  • 1.5 cups mini ice cubes
  1. Bring six ounces (3/4 cup) water to boil and add 1 teaspoon instant coffee. (Alternative: use 3/4 cup of already prepared coffee.) Allow to cool 2 minutes.
  2. Put 1.5 cups mini ice cubes into blender, or pre-crush similar volume of regular ice cubes. Add milk and coffee. Blend for 30 seconds.
  3. Add chocolate syrup to taste. (Ex: Two large squirts for very sweet, one large squirt for more coffee flavor.) Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 16 oz.
Calories 165
Calories from Fat18
% Daily Value *
Fat 2 g3%
Carbohydrates 31 g10%
Sugar 26 g
Protein 6 g12%
Cholesterol 10 mg3%
Sodium 85 mg4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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      Lil 

      4 years ago

      I tried this today and of course I had to alter the portions to accommodate my larger nutribullet cup. But it worked so well. I mean I literally did a little dance

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      peachy 

      5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Gosh! This hub came in just the right time! This hot season sure needs a glass of cold iced mocha frappes at home and work. Thanks for sharing your beverage recipe. Easy to prepare and lovely photo. Gonna make one now. Voted up

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