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    Tania's Better Than Starbucks Frappuccino

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    Loadedpbj's Note:

    After realizing the amount of calories in one of those delightful drinks and how much of my paycheck I was handing over to Starbucks, I set out to create the perfect iced coffee drink. The secret is not what ingredients you use but how you use them.

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    1. 1
      Make a strongly brewed pot of your favourite coffee (plain or flavoured.
    2. 2
      Let the coffee cool down, pour 1.5 cup into an ice cube tray and freeze.
    3. 3
      To make 2 servings:.
    4. 4
      Blend together 1 cup of skim milk, 4tsp sugar or sugar substitute and 1 tray of the coffee cubes until smooth.
    5. 5
      By using frozen coffee cubes instead of ice cubes you will get a much smoother consistency and stronger coffee taste.
    6. 6
      To jazz it up add a tablespoon or 2 of caramel, chocolate syrup or cream liqueur.
    7. 7
      Pour drink into glasses and top off with 3 tbs whipped cream on each.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 20, 2009


      Yum! I didn't follow the recipe exactly. We always have leftover coffee after DH brews the morning pot, so I did freeze some the other day and finally got around to making this. I didn't measure, just added some milk and sugar, plus a couple small hazelnut creamers. It was delicious! And I'll definitely be freezing more coffee ice cubes! Thanks for posting! So quick, easy and definitely much less expensive!

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    • on June 01, 2009


      I love you for posting this!! As I'm a vegan, Starbucks won't make me frappuccinos because they say "it's a cream base, it won't work with soymilk"... Yeah, well, in your face, Starbucks! This tastes fab, is so quick and easy to make and modify (I added agave nectar and a dash of vanilla), and is low in calories to boot. My pals and I will be drinking a lot of these in the coming summer heat. Thanks so much!

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    • on January 07, 2009


      This is it!! I use a little less milk and it's the same as what you pay $6 for. BTW..."they" over roast their coffee which gives it a longer shelf-life, but a harder taste. Hate them. Secret to the best coffee...grind your own beans and use a coffee press. I pay $6 per pound at the grocery store. You'll kick yourself for paying so much at the coffee shops.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tania's Better Than Starbucks Frappuccino

    Serving Size: 1 (318 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 107.8
    Calories from Fat 21
    Total Fat 2.3 g
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    Cholesterol 9.3 mg
    Sodium 87.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 16.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 9.1 g
    Protein 5.3 g

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