Frappuccino Recipe

Frappuccino makes a delicious drink that you can easily make at home! With just four ingredients, and a couple of optional toppings, this frappuccino recipe will be a favorite!

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Frappuccino is absolutely one of my favorite coffee drinks that I order when I go to fancy coffee shops.

Of course, I don’t get to those place very often, even though just this past year, two really popular coffee shops came to our town. One opened in the hospital lobby and the other with a more convenient drive thru.

To be honest though, I only visited the one at the hospital while I was there visiting my Grandmother, but wouldn’t make a special trip to search for a parking space to then go inside and buy a frappuccino, even though I love theirs more I can even begin to fathom.

But, guess what? I made this in about two minutes at home.

I drank in about the same amount of time, too.


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Here’s my Frappuccino recipe that rivals any that you can find anywhere else. Promise.


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Frappuccino Recipe

Frappuccino makes a delicious drink that you can easily make at home! With just four ingredients, and a couple of optional toppings, this frappuccino recipe will be a favorite!
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Servings: 2
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 2 cups crushed ice
  • 1 cup espresso or very strong coffee
  • 3/4 cup half and half or your preferred milk, soy, or almond
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar or sugar substitute
  • whipped cream optional
  • chocolate syrup optional


  • Blend together crushed ice, espresso, half and half, and sugar until well-blended. Pour into glass and top with whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup, if desired.
  • Serve immediately.






39 comments on “Frappuccino Recipe”

  1. This sounds lovely! What an awesome recipe!!

  2. Ooooh I’ve always wanted an espresso machine!!! This frap recipe sounds perfect, pinning!

  3. Good morning coffee and chocolate!

  4. Oh this looks absolutely amazing! Mmmm!

  5. This looks A-mazing!!! I heard a rumor that one of these babies in in the way to my house, but I haven’t seen it, yet. Now I REALLY want it here so I can make one of these!!!

    PS…Robyn, what is your go-to lens for food photography? I know half the trick is having photography SKILLS (which I don’t have), but I figure, I have the right LENS, maybe mine could look half this good.

    • You are going to LOVE it, Bridget. Just a cup of the long coffee is out of this world. So full of flavor and the aroma is out of this world.

      Okay, so I use a 24-70mm f/2.8 practically all the time now on my Nikon. I’m in love with that thing.

  6. I just have to figure out how I can get by having a frappucino for breakfast. It must be acceptable somewhere, right?

  7. …and in a Tervis tumbler no less (the best)!!

  8. That DOES look like an amazing machine, and your frap has me drooling big-time!

  9. The machine is awesome!!! That Frap- oh my gosh!!! Whip Cream & Chocolate Syrup- is MANDATORY in my book 🙂 and yes, I would down it in less time than it took to create it. That is for sure. Hmmmm- I still have a little bit of espresso left this morning- I think I see one of these in my future!

  10. Thanks so much for this! A certain PIA mail order makes a mix, for the vanilla too, but they taste so artificial it’s disgusting. I’m going to try this today, which will be our last warm day for a little while.

  11. Ok – I think there’s just one word for this post ….. YUM!

  12. That is one gorgeous coffee drink. I could use a tall one right now!

  13. This looks amazing Robyn! I absolutely HEART my Saeco Xelsis it definitely gets a workout! I’ll be making this frappuccino soon!

  14. Wow. Your frappuccino looks like perfection. Well done, and enjoy the gorgeous espresso maker.

  15. I love frappuccinos. Honestly, I love most of the fancy coffee drinks. But I’m just too thrifty to purchase them very often. It’s just amazing how much people will pay for those drinks when they can be made for pennies at home! Great recipe as usual, Robyn, and a real money saver, too!

  16. Oh gosh, does that ever look good! I adore your straws you used in the picture too!

  17. I saw this on my Instagram feed earlier and I couldn’t wait to jump over and get the recipe… it looks amazing! Can’t wait to have a sip!

  18. I want the machine and the frappuccino! Really that looks like a wonderful treat!

  19. Oh boy — if it wasn’t my bedtime I’d be trying this right now!

  20. Great post… It may take me more than two minutes but I think I need to start making my fraps at home…. I am a Starbucks addict.

  21. Looks incredible Robyn!! I’m usually just a hot coffee gal but you may have swayed me to try this decadent drink!!! Yum!

  22. This recipe sounds amazing, in fact, now I’m craving a cold, frothy drink!

  23. I want one of these right this very minute. YUM!!!

  24. This looks so good! I love girly coffee dessert drinks like this!

  25. Oh my!! Your photo looks so delicious! I usually don’t have a coffee drink with whipped cream and chocolate fudge, but I am about to! I always drink iced latte at home that I now perfectioned. With your instructions I’m going to make a frappuccino too one of these days! And that machine looks amazing!!!!

  26. That machine definitely beats that huge ones we usually see in the coffee shops. Looks very modern too!

    And oh my, I am drooling over your frapp recipe. A grande to go, please? 😀

  27. That frappuccino looks so amazing…and I don’t even drink coffee. I might be a convert now!

  28. It sounds delicious! We have a different version of it in my Argentininan town: instead of ice, we prepare it with ice-cream (chocolate, vainilla or “dulce de leche”). It’s refreshing, indeed!

  29. Hi Robyn,

    Out of curiosity I did an image search of an image on facebook as I could tell they didn’t make the picture. Turns out it’s yours. Just wanted to let you know..

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  31. Just made this. Delicious and refreshing!

  32. That looks amazing, Robyn! Frapuccino is my DW’s favourite pick-me-up… She’d definitely love this recipe! 😀

  33. gonna whip this bad boy up tomorrow!
    thanks for the amazing recipe! you put me out of my misery!

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