Indulge in a Rich Chocolate Coffee Frappe

Welcome coffee lovers! Today, I am excited to share my recipe for a delicious and chocolatey coffee drink – the Chocolate Coffee Frappe. Perfect for those who want to indulge in something sweet but still need their caffeine fix, this drink blends the richness of chocolate with the bold flavor of freshly brewed coffee. It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser whether you’re enjoying it on your own or serving it up for friends and family.

Now, I know what you might be thinking Рwhy make Coffee Frappé at home when you can just grab one from your favorite coffee shop? Well, let me tell you, there are a few reasons why you should give this homemade Chocolate Coffee Frappe a try. Firstly, it is much more budget-friendly than constantly buying frappes from outside. Secondly, by making it yourself, you can control the quality of ingredients and tailor it based on your taste preference; perhaps slightly less sweet or more chocolatey!

So, grab your apron and let’s get started on making an easy and indulgent treat that everyone will love – the Chocolate Coffee Frappe recipe.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Chocolate Coffee Frappe
Chocolate Coffee Frappe

Are you a coffee and chocolate lover looking for an indulgent treat? Then, look no further than the Chocolate Coffee Frappe Recipe! This recipe is the perfect balance of sweet chocolate syrup and energizing coffee, perfect to satisfy any caffeine cravings.

One reason why this frappe recipe is so loved is its versatility. You can enjoy it as an afternoon pick-me-up or as a decadent dessert after dinner. The frappe’s creamy texture and bold flavors also make it perfect to enjoy all year round, whether you’re cooling off during hot summer days or warming up during chilly winter nights.

Another reason to love this recipe is its versatility. The ingredients list includes various substitutions and variations with ingredients that are easy to find in most kitchens, making it simple to create a personalized version of this recipe. For example, you can switch skim milk with almond milk or regular milk, or add different types of chocolate chips such as dark chocolate chips or white chocolate chips.

Finally, this recipe is an excellent substitute for your favorite coffee shop drinks such as Starbucks’ Mocha Frappuccino or McDonald’s Mocha Frappe but made at home! Not only will you save money by using the ingredients from your pantry, but you will also have complete control over the recipe’s sweetness and flavor.

In conclusion, whether you’re looking for a caffeine kick, a sweet treat or just want to impress your guests with a delicious drink, the Chocolate Coffee Frappe Recipe is sure to please everyone. Try it today, and enjoy the rich flavors of mocha in each sip!

Ingredient List

 Get your caffeine and chocolate fix all in one with our chocolate coffee frappe!
Get your caffeine and chocolate fix all in one with our chocolate coffee frappe!

Ingredients for Chocolate Coffee Frappe Recipe

Here’s what you’ll need to make this chocolate coffee frappe:

Ingredient List 1

  • 1 cup freshly brewed coffee (or 1 cup cold-brewed coffee)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup (or homemade chocolate sauce*)
  • 1 cup milk (whole, skim, or almond milk)
  • 3 tablespoon sugar (or milk sugar)
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • Whipped cream and extra chocolate chips, for topping (optional)

Note: To make the homemade chocolate sauce, mix together 1/2 cup cocoa powder, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Once the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is smooth, remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Ingredient List 2

  • 4 tbsp instant coffee powder (or brewed espresso shot)
  • 4 cups ice cubes
  • 3/4 cup milk (whole, skim or half-and-half)
  • 3 tbsp chocolate syrup
  • Sugar or honey to taste

Substitutions and Variations

If you don’t have some of the ingredients for this recipe or would like to try something different, here are some substitutions and variations you can consider:

  • Instead of coffee ice cubes, use regular ice cubes and add 1 tablespoon of instant coffee powder to the recipe.
  • Swap out the regular milk for skim milk to make it lighter.
  • Use white chocolate chips instead of regular chocolate chips for a different flavor.
  • Add a pinch of cinnamon to your whipped cream topping for extra flavor.

Tips for Perfect Results

To ensure that your chocolate coffee frappe comes out perfect every time, keep these tips in mind:

  • Use freshly brewed coffee or cold-brewed coffee that has been chilled in the fridge beforehand.
  • Always blend your ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  • Experiment with different milk types to find what works best for you.
  • Make ice cubes out of leftover coffee for extra flavor and texture.

Now that you have everything you need, let’s get started on making your chocolate coffee frappe!

The Recipe How-To

 Perfect for those hot summer days or when you're in need of a midday pick-me-up.
Perfect for those hot summer days or when you’re in need of a midday pick-me-up.

Now that you know all about our Chocolate Coffee Frappe Recipe, it is time to get started with the how-to. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make this delicious drink.


  • 1 cup freshly brewed espresso or 1 cup of strong instant coffee
  • 1/4 cup of chocolate syrup (you can also use homemade chocolate syrup mixing 4 tbsp of chocolate powder with 4 tbsp of milk)
  • 1/2 cup of milk (we recommend using skim milk, but you can use any kind you like)
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar or sweetener
  • ice cubes
  • whipped cream and chocolate chips for topping (optional)


  1. To a blender, add the freshly brewed espresso or instant coffee, chocolate syrup, and sugar. Blend until combined. If you want a thinner consistency, add more milk at this point.

  2. Add the ice cubes and blend again until completely smooth.

  3. Pour the mixture into glasses and top with whipped cream and chocolate chips if desired.

  4. Serve and enjoy your homemade Chocolate Coffee Frappe Recipe!

Tips for Perfect Results

If you want to take your frappe to the next level, here are some tips:

  • Use freshly brewed espresso for a more authentic taste.
  • Use cold milk, so you don’t melt the ice cubes too quickly.
  • Use quality chocolate syrup or homemade chocolate sauce for maximum flavor.
  • Experiment with different types of milk for a creamier or lighter result.
  • Add some cinnamon to the mix for extra flavor.

Now that you know how to make this refreshing drink, go ahead and try it out yourself!

Substitutions and Variations

 You don't have to be a barista to make this delicious drink.
You don’t have to be a barista to make this delicious drink.

There are several delicious substitutions and variations you can try for this chocolate coffee frappe recipe. Here are a few ideas:

– Vanilla extract: If you’re a fan of vanilla, try adding 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract to your frappe for an extra burst of flavor.

– Almond milk: If you’re looking to make this recipe dairy-free, swap out the skim milk for almond milk. You can also use coconut milk or cashew milk if those are your preferred options.

– White chocolate: For a different twist on this recipe, try making a white chocolate chip frappuccino instead. Simply replace the milk chocolate chips with white chocolate chips and proceed with the recipe as directed.

– Mocha frappuccino: If you prefer the classic mocha frappuccino from Starbucks, simply replace the chocolate syrup with 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder and 2 tablespoons of sugar.

– McDonald’s Mocha Frappe: If you’d like to recreate the classic McDonald’s mocha frappe at home, add 2 tablespoons of instant coffee powder to the recipe Ingredients 1 list and follow the rest of the recipe as directed.

No matter which substitution or variation you choose, this easy homemade chocolate coffee frappe is sure to be a hit! Experiment with different flavors until you find your perfect blend.

Serving and Pairing

 With just a few ingredients, you'll have a homemade frappe that rivals any coffee shop's version.
With just a few ingredients, you’ll have a homemade frappe that rivals any coffee shop’s version.

The chocolate coffee frappe is a perfect drink to enjoy on warm summer days. It’s best served chilled, with whipped cream on top and a sprinkle of cinnamon or chocolate chips for added flavor and texture. The creaminess and sweetness of the drink work well with pastries like croissants, scones, or muffins, adding an indulgent touch to any breakfast or snack.

For those who prefer less sugar, skim milk can be used as a substitute for half and half or almond milk for a dairy-free option. The drink pairs well with breakfast burritos or sandwiches as well, adding a sweet touch to savory dishes. For an extra crunch, toppings such as sliced almonds or pecans can also be used to add additional texture and flavor.

Overall, the chocolate coffee frappe is a versatile drink that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with various foods for an indulgent breakfast or snack. With its easy-to-make recipe and adaptable ingredients, it’s perfect for satisfying your cravings anytime, anywhere. So go ahead, whip up your own mocha frappe today!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Get ready to blend up a decadent treat.
Get ready to blend up a decadent treat.

This homemade chocolate coffee frappe is best enjoyed the moment it’s made. However, if you want to make it ahead of time, you can always prepare it in advance and store it in an airtight container in the freezer for up to one month. Just make sure to allow some space in the container for expansion.

When ready to serve, remove from the freezer and let sit at room temperature for 10-15 minutes. Then put it in a blender and blend until smooth.

If you have any leftover frappe, don’t throw it away! You can store it in the refrigerator for one day, but be aware that the consistency may become thicker as time goes by. To reheat the frappe, simply microwave or heat it on a stove over low heat until desired temperature is reached.

Keep in mind that once the whipped cream has been added, it will deflate quickly and may not hold its shape very well after freezing. The chocolate chips may also become hard and crunchy after freezing but will soften quickly when blended.

Overall, this chocolate coffee frappe recipe is best made fresh, but if you need to make it ahead of time or have leftovers, just remember to store and reheat appropriately for best results.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Move over iced coffee, there's a new drink in town.
Move over iced coffee, there’s a new drink in town.

If you’re like me, you want your chocolate coffee frappe to be the best it can be. Fortunately, there are some simple tips and tricks you can use to ensure that your homemade mocha frappuccino comes out perfectly every time.

Tip #1: Use freshly brewed coffee or espresso

For the best flavor, use freshly brewed coffee or espresso as the base for your frappe. Instant coffee can get the job done in a pinch, but it won’t give you the rich, full-bodied taste of brewed coffee.

Tip #2: Chill your coffee or espresso before blending

This may seem like a no-brainer, but it’s essential for getting the right texture. Warm coffee and ice don’t mix well, so make sure to let your freshly brewed coffee cool down before blending with ice.

Tip #3: Add milk and sugar gradually

When making a chocolate coffee frappe from scratch, adding too much milk or sugar at once can throw off the balance of the ingredients. Start with a small amount and add more gradually until you reach your desired level of sweetness and creaminess.

Tip #4: Don’t overload your blender

Blending a frappe requires a lot of power from your blender, so make sure not to overload it with too many ingredients at once. It’s best to blend in batches if necessary.

Tip #5: Experiment with different flavors

While chocolate syrup is the star ingredient in this recipe, feel free to experiment with different flavors like cinnamon or vanilla extract to create your own unique frappuccino creation.

By following these tips, you’ll be able to whip up a delicious homemade chocolate coffee frappe that rivals even the most famous coffee shop chains. So go ahead and indulge in this easy and tasty treat!


It’s time for some frequently asked questions about the Chocolate Coffee Frappe Recipe. Here are some answers to help you make the perfect frappe.

What is a chocolate frappe made of?

Looking for a simple and convenient way to satisfy your chocolate cravings with a homemade drink? Why not whip up your own delicious Chocolate Chip Frappuccino using brewed espresso, chocolate chips, chocolate syrup, ice, and a dollop of whipped cream? This recipe will definitely satisfy your Starbucks frappe cravings without leaving the comfort of your own home.

What’s in a chocolate frappe from mcdonalds?

Our coffee requires a combination of ingredients to bring out the best flavors. We use cream, water, skim milk, sugar, high fructose corn syrup, coffee extract, natural and artificial flavors, cocoa processed with alkali, mono and diglycerides, guar gum, potassium citrate, disodium phosphate, carrageenan, locust bean gum, red 40, yellow 5, and blue 1. Please note that our coffee contains milk.

How to make a frappe coffee?

Alright, let’s whip up a delicious iced coffee! First, grab your blender and toss in some ice, espresso, milk, sugar, and a touch of vanilla. Then, give it a good blend until it’s creamy and thick. Once it’s ready, pour it into two tall glasses and add some fluffy whipped cream on top. And why not add a little extra sweetness with a drizzle of decadent caramel sauce? Perfect way to cool down on a hot day!

Does a Mcdonald’s chocolate frappe have coffee in it?

Get ready to cool off with a harmonious blend of thirst-quenching, icy freshness, luscious chocolate and bold coffee flavors all seamlessly blended with light and creamy skim milk.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this chocolate coffee frappe recipe is the perfect treat for any coffee lover. With its rich and indulgent flavors, it’s sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. The recipe is easy to follow, and the ingredients are easy to find at your local grocery store. You don’t have to spend a lot of money at Starbucks or McDonald’s to enjoy a delicious frappe when you can make one at home using this recipe.

Whether you’re having a lazy Sunday afternoon or you need a little pick-me-up treat during the day, this chocolate coffee frappe will not disappoint. Why settle for mediocre coffee when you can make your own restaurant-quality frappe at home? Follow this recipe, and you’ll have a tasty beverage that’s perfect for any occasion.

Don’t hesitate to experiment with different variations or substitutions listed in the article to suit your taste buds. Invite friends and family over and share the goodness of the homemade mocha and chocolate chip frappuccino. Trust me; everyone will love it.

In summary, this easy homemade coffee frappe with chocolate syrup is a great way to indulge in your daily coffee fix with the twist of chocolate. Give it a try and enjoy!

Chocolate Coffee Frappe

Chocolate Coffee Frappe Recipe

This is something I tried when I realised that there was too much chocolate syrup at home and I needed to find ways to get rid of it! Turned up with this surprisingly simple, easy but yummy frappe recipe. It's not very sweet, but for someone who doesn't add sugar to her coffee (um... that's me), it's perfect! Oh, but feel free to do so, if you wish.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine International
Servings 1 glass
Calories 74.4 kcal


  • 1/4 cup water, chilled
  • 1 -1 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee powder
  • 1/2 cup skim milk, chilled
  • 1 -1 1/2 teaspoon chocolate syrup (Hershey's or any other sweetened chocolate syrup)
  • crushed ice cube, , optional
  • cinnamon


  • In a bowl, dissolve the coffee powder completely in the cold water.
  • Add the chocolate syrup and whisk well to dissolve.
  • Add the milk, and stir well again.
  • Transfer the contents of the bowl into a blender/mixer and blend until smooth and frothy.
  • You may add the crushed ice cubes while blending.
  • Serve with a dash of cinnamon.
  • Note: You can adjust and balance the amount of coffee and chocolate syrup to suit your taste.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 210gCalories: 74.4kcalCarbohydrates: 11.1gProtein: 5.3gFat: 0.9gSaturated Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 2.6mgSodium: 95.7mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 2.1g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beginner Cook, Beverages, Dessert, Easy, Healthy, Low Cholesterol, Low Protein, Lunch, No-Cook, Refrigerator, Shakes, Spring, Summer
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