Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino

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Total Time
5 mins
2 mins

A friend of mine told me this was the actual recipe used by Starbucks. I do not believe him, but it does taste surprisingly similar. I have quadrupled the recipe as I like to make it in advance and keep it in the fridge to surprise guests. Note: If you make it in advance, do not store it any longer than you would milk.

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  • 3 cups espresso coffee
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 4 cups milk
  • 34 cup chocolate syrup
  • whipped cream, for topping
  • chocolate syrup, for topping


  1. Make coffee, follow directions for your favorite brand of espresso roast coffee.
  2. Mix coffee, still hot, and sugar in your mixer until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add milk and chocolate syrup and continue mixing, about one minute.
  4. Pour mix into a sealable container for easy storage.
  5. Store in fridge until ready to use (Note: Do not store any longer than you would milk).
  6. To make drink, combine equal parts mix and ice in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  7. Pour into glasses.
  8. Top each glass with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate syrup.
  9. Serve.
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I didn't have a blender so instead I froze a cup overnight and then stuck it in a microwave for 30 seconds in the morning. Then I attacked it with a spoon, chipping away and stirring until creamy and smooth.

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Tried this recipe today! It is really good! Thank you so much for sharing it with us!