Delicious Iced Coffee Frappe Recipe to Satisfy Your Cravings

Hey there coffee lovers! I’ve got an incredible recipe for you that is sure to knock your socks off – an Iced-Coffee Frappe! This cold, creamy and refreshing beverage is perfect for any time of day or year, and with just a few simple ingredients you can make it right in the comfort of your own home.

Now, I know what you might be thinking – why bother making an iced-coffee frappe at home when you can just go out and buy one from a coffee shop? Well, let me tell you, not only will making it yourself save you money in the long run, but it also allows for complete customization. You can adjust the sweetness level, switch up the milk or creamer options, add extra toppings – the sky’s the limit!

Trust me when I say that once you try this frappe recipe, you won’t want to go back to those overpriced coffee chain versions. So let’s dive into the recipe and get sipping on some deliciousness!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Iced-Coffee Frappe
Iced-Coffee Frappe

Attention coffee lovers! If you are looking for a refreshing and creamy coffee drink that can be made in the comfort of your own home, you are in for a real treat. This iced coffee frappe recipe is the perfect way to start your day or end a long afternoon.

Why will you love this recipe? First, it’s simple and easy to make with ingredients that you may already have in your pantry. No need to wait in line to get your favorite coffee fix at Starbucks. With this recipe, you can make a delicious and healthy drink in just minutes.

Second, it’s customizable to satisfy your taste buds! You can add or remove sugar based on your preference, switch up the type of milk used or even add some caramel or chocolate syrup if you’re feeling like something extra sweet.

Third, it can easily be prepared ahead of time and stored in the fridge for later use. Have an early morning meeting? Just blend everything together the night before and store it in the fridge. Your drink will be ready to go when you wake up!

Fourth, it’s cheaper than buying coffee at a cafe. We all know that those daily trips to the cafe can add up quickly, but with this recipe, you don’t need to break the bank for delicious iced coffee drinks on hot summer afternoons.

Finally, who doesn’t love a creamy drink topped with whipped cream? Adding whipped cream elevates this already tasty treat and makes it feel like a special indulgence that’s worth all the calories.

With these reasons in mind, why not treat yourself to this delicious iced coffee frappe recipe today? Not only will you save money but also create an enjoyable experience right in your own home any time of day!

Ingredient List

 Ice, coffee, cream, and whip! The perfect recipe for a delicious frappe.
Ice, coffee, cream, and whip! The perfect recipe for a delicious frappe.

Ingredient List for Iced-Coffee Frappe Recipe

Here are the ingredients you need to make the perfect iced-coffee frappe:

  • Brewed coffee, cooled (1 cup)
  • Milk (2 cups)
  • Sugar (2 tablespoons or to taste)
  • Vanilla ice cream (½ cup)
  • Ice cubes (3 cups)

You can use any type of brewed coffee for this recipe, such as instant coffee, instant espresso or strong brewed coffee. For the milk, low-fat milk works best, but you can use any type of milk you prefer. You will also need sugar to add sweetness to the frappe.

To make it creamy and thick, vanilla ice cream is perfect. You can use any brand or type of ice cream you like – just make sure it’s softened before you blend it with the other ingredients.

Finally, don’t forget the ice cubes – they will make your frappe thick and frosty. You can adjust the amount of ice according to your desired consistency.

The Recipe How-To

 This drink is as good as it looks!
This drink is as good as it looks!

Step 1: Brew the Coffee

Start by brewing 1 cup [strong brewed coffee | brewed coffee | instant espresso | mocha] or you can use [cold brew] coffee as well. Allow the coffee to cool to room temperature, and then chill it in the refrigerator.

Step 2: Prepare the Blender

Add 1/2 cup milk [low-fat milk | condensed milk | Greek yogurt] and 2 tablespoons sugar [sugar | coconut sugar | honey] in a blender. If you want a [thick smooth] frappe, add some ice cream [vanilla ice cream | caramel ice cream].

Step 3: Blend the Ingredients

Now it’s time to make your frappe! Add your cooled 1 cup of prepared (instant) coffee to your blender along with the base mixture. Blend until everything is combined.

Step 4: Add Ice Cubes

Next up, add in [cups of ice cubes | ice cubes]. You may add more or less depending on how thick you want your frappe.

Step 5: Blend Again

At this point, all ingredients should be added to the blender. Blend until everything is well combined and smooth. Pour into two tall glasses.

Step 6: Add Toppings

Top your glasses with whipped cream and drizzle caramel sauce over them for that extra indulgent touch. Enjoy your homemade [coffee frappe | mocha frappe | coconut caramel frappe].

Extra Tips: You may swap out the caramel sauce for chocolate syrup instead, or use non-dairy alternatives like almond or soy milk. For a lighter version, swap out the sugar for stevia.

Substitutions and Variations

 Sipping on an Iced-Coffee Frappe is the perfect way to cool down on a hot day.
Sipping on an Iced-Coffee Frappe is the perfect way to cool down on a hot day.

There are numerous ways you can switch up this iced coffee frappe recipe to make it your own. Whether you’re looking for a healthier option, a different flavor, or a unique twist, here are some substitutions and variations to try out:

– Low-Fat or Non-Dairy Milk: If you’re looking for a lower-fat option, swap out the whole milk for low-fat or non-dairy milk such as almond or soy milk.

– Sugar Alternatives: For a healthier alternative to granulated sugar, swap it out for natural sweeteners such as honey or maple syrup.

– Instant Espresso Powder: If you don’t have brewed coffee on hand, instant espresso powder is a great substitute. Simply mix it with hot water according to the package instructions and let it cool before using.

– Ice Cream Flavor: To switch up the flavor of the frappe, swap out the vanilla ice cream for your favorite flavor such as chocolate, strawberry, or even coconut ice cream.

– Caramel or Chocolate Sauce: For an extra indulgent touch, drizzle caramel, chocolate sauce, or both on top of the whipped cream.

– Different Blended Coffee: You can try making this recipe with cold brew coffee instead of espresso. You can also experiment with adding other flavors such as mocha or Irish cream to your blended coffee frappe.

Don’t be afraid to experiment and create your own unique frappe creation with these substitutions and variations!

Serving and Pairing

 A frappe a day keeps the bad mood away.
A frappe a day keeps the bad mood away.

After making this delicious iced-coffee frappe, it’s time to serve and pair it with some tasty treats. This tasty drink will go well with a variety of foods such as chocolate cake, or cinnamon bread, fruit bread or even buttery croissants.

I recommend enjoying this frappe in the morning as a breakfast or brunch drink. Sit back on your porch and relax with the cool and refreshing taste of the frappe. The blend of flavors will elevate all kinds of foods you choose to have alongside this drink.

To enhance the taste of the iced-coffee frappe, try topping it off with whipped cream, caramel sauce or even chocolate syrup. Add some extra sugar to make it sweeter or add ice cream for a more indulgent taste.

For serving, I recommend using two tall glasses, over a bed of ice cubes (3 cups) and topped with whipped cream along with drizzled caramel syrup. To make the drink more exciting, you can choose to sprinkle some cocoa powder or use some seasonal flavored syrups that are available in coffee shops.

Overall, this iced-coffee frappe is versatile and indulgent enough to stand alone as a treat or be paired with a hearty meal. So go ahead and enjoy your own homemade version of your favorite coffee shop’s Frappuccino from the comfort of your home!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Espresso yourself with this heavenly drink.
Espresso yourself with this heavenly drink.

One of the best things about this iced coffee frappe recipe is that it can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge until you’re ready to enjoy it. To make it ahead of time, simply combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Then, transfer the mixture to an airtight container and store it in the fridge. It will keep for up to 2 days.

When you’re ready to enjoy your coffee frappe, give it a quick stir and pour it over ice. It’s that easy! If you find that the mixture has thickened up a bit in the fridge, simply add a splash of milk or cold water to thin it out.

If you have any leftover iced coffee frappe, you can also freeze it into ice cubes using an ice cube tray. This is perfect for adding a little extra kick to your morning iced coffee without watering it down.

To reheat your iced coffee frappe, simply pour it into a microwave-safe mug or heatproof glass and microwave for 30 seconds at a time until heated through. Be sure not to overheat or boil the mixture as this can cause the milk to curdle.

With these helpful tips, you can easily make, store, and reheat your delicious coffee frappe whenever you crave one – whether at home or at work!

Tips for Perfect Results

 A coffee lover's dream come true!
A coffee lover’s dream come true!

Now that you have the basic recipe to make a delicious iced-coffee frappe, it’s time to talk about some tips that will take your drink to the next level. Here are some hints for perfect results:

Firstly, use cold milk that has been refrigerated for at least 2 hours, and cold brewed coffee or cooled instant coffee. This will ensure that your drink is icy and refreshing, rather than lukewarm.

Secondly, if you’re looking for a stronger coffee flavor, add a shot of espresso or brew your coffee extra strong. This will give your drink a more robust flavor and enhance the overall taste.

Thirdly, don’t skimp on the ice! You need plenty of ice cubes to create a thick and smooth frappe. Using less ice may result in a watery consistency that detracts from the creamy texture.

Fourthly, experiment with different flavors by adding syrups or extracts to your recipe. Chocolate syrup or coconut extract can add depth and complexity to the drink.

Lastly, be sure to blend the ingredients together long enough to achieve a frothy consistency. A good rule of thumb is to blend for 1-2 minutes on high speed until everything is well combined and there are no visible chunks of ice left.

By following these tips, you’ll be able to create an iced-coffee frappe that is rich and smooth, with just the right amount of sweetness and creaminess. Give it a try and see how easy it is to make delicious coffee shop-quality drinks right at home!


As a barista, I get asked all sorts of questions about different types of coffee. So, it’s no wonder that you might have some questions about this iced-coffee frappe recipe. In this section, I’ll try my best to answer some frequently asked questions and provide additional tips and tricks to help you make the perfect frappe at home.

What is the difference between iced coffee and frappe?

When it comes to iced coffee and frappes, their fundamental distinction is that iced coffee is served as a plain black coffee over ice, whereas a frappe recipe usually involves adding sugar and milk (or water) to the mixture.

How to make a frappe coffee?

To whip up a refreshing coffee drink, grab your blender and toss in some ice, espresso, milk, sugar, and vanilla. Let it blend until it reaches a nice, thick consistency. Afterwards, pour it into two tall glasses and adorn it with some whipped cream and a generous drizzle of caramel sauce to really make it sing.

What is in an iced frappe?

Different countries have their own unique way of preparing iced coffee. In Greece, it’s a sweet and frothy coffee served over ice. While in France, it consists of coffee, ice cream, and ice blended together. And in America, iced coffee is made by blending coffee with milk, sugar, and ice and adding whipped cream on top.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, whether you are looking to beat the heat or satisfy your caffeine cravings, this iced coffee frappe recipe is the perfect solution. With easy-to-find ingredients and simple instructions, you can make this delicious treat in the comfort of your own home. This recipe is versatile enough to allow for substitutions and variations to suit your preferences, and the final result is a refreshing drink that will leave you feeling energized and satisfied.

By making your own frappe at home, you not only save money but also have control over the ingredients that go into it. You can adjust the amount of sugar based on your preference and use low-fat milk or even substitute with a non-dairy option. Plus, with options like homemade caramel or chocolate syrup, the possibilities are endless.

So why not try this iced coffee frappe recipe today? It’s an easy and delicious way to indulge in a cafe-style drink without leaving your house. Not only will you impress your family and friends with your barista skills, but you’ll also discover a new favorite drink to enjoy all summer long.

Iced-Coffee Frappe

Iced-Coffee Frappe Recipe

With five minutes and four ingredients, you can blend your own. This came from The Oprah Magazine. I have not tried this posting for safe keeping.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine International
Calories 76.2 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups strong coffee, chilled
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups ice, plus more as desired
  • whipped cream (optional)
  • chocolate syrup (optional)


  • Coffee: 4 tablespoons per 6-ounces of water or 1 1/2 cups cold-brewed coffee concentrate.
  • Coffee Concentrate: Put 1/2 cup ground coffee and 1/2 cup cold water in glass container and let sit 12 hours. Strain the coffee grounds with a filter. If the coffee looks cloudy, strain again. You can store up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. To serve, add cold water, ice, milk, and sugar as desired.
  • To make Frappe: In a blender, puree coffee, milk, sugar, and ice. For thicker consistency, add more ice and blend. Pour into 2 glasses, and top with whipped cream and chocolate sauce if desired. Serve immediately.

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Serving: 429gCalories: 76.2kcalCarbohydrates: 15.6gProtein: 2.3gFat: 0.6gSaturated Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 35.9mgSugar: 15.8g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beverages, Easy, Healthy, Inexpensive, Low Cholesterol, Low Protein
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