Magic Chocolate Milk Shakes ( Wendy's Frosty Copycat )

READY IN: 5mins


  • 1 12 - 2
    cups ice water
  • 1 12
    cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 23
    cup sugar
  • 14
    cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 18
    ice cubes, as much as you can spare (1 1/2 trays)
  • 2
    tablespoons corn oil
  • nonstick cooking spray, squirt this is for emulsification purposes (5 second)


  • Place all of the ingredients into the blender, including the oil and the non-stick spray.
  • Use less water for thicker milk shakes and more water for shakes that are easy on the blender motor. The blender should be about 3/4's full.
  • Place the lid on. Process for a full 2 minutes. Pour into cups and serve.
  • Variations:
  • Add 1 tablespoon of instant coffee for a mocha shake.
  • Add 1 very ripe banana for a chocolate banana shake.
  • Add a big spoonful of peanut butter for a decandent Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake.
  • Add a few broken red and white candy mints for a refreshing Chocolate Mint shake.
  • To make a vanilla Milk Shake, omit the cocoa powder, reduce the sugar to 1/2 cup and add 1 Tablespoon (yes a full tablespoon) of vanilla flavoring. For a french vanilla milk shake crack in an egg too.
  • *** Splenda can be used in this recipe. It is measure for measure.